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Brain Fog Supplements – Hoax or Real Deal?

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by Errol Greene It was while trying to board a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles in 2017 that I knew I was in trouble. I was only 54 at the time but I knew something was wrong—my ability to think and remember had been reduced greatly over the last year or

Mosquito Repellents: Which Ones Truly Work?

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By Ellen Blake Do you know which mosquito repellents actually work? Most people do not. The marketing labels on these products can be super convincing, but sometimes promise unrealistic results. Here are the facts. Effective Mosquito Repellents Mosquito repellents that work well: DEET A repellent with DEET tells mosquitos to buzz off. Get one with

Still Hot…Just Comes in Flashes Now!


by Ellen Blake   News flash about menopause At this very moment I am hot, sweaty and to be perfectly honest, kind of disgusting. True, it is summer in Texas which can be unbearable under the best of circumstances, but the extreme weather is not the reason I am an overheated mess. The

Falls: How To Lower Your Risk

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by Deepa Pattani, PharmD, Rph   Falling is NOT an inevitable result of aging. Some people believe falling is just part of growing older, but this is not the case. Yet, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among seniors. An older adult is treated every 13 seconds in an

Rage Yoga: The New Trend in Yoga

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by Ellen Blake More than just a practice, Rage Yoga is an attitude. Traditional yoga is peaceful, quiet and zen. It's benefits include an improved immune system, enhanced mood and relief from pain and stress. But this type of yoga isn't for everyone. Some feel it is too slow or that it

How to Overcome Exercise Excuses

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By W. Cameron Tucker We all know we should exercise…why don’t we? No one said starting a regular exercise program is easy. The toughest part is finding the motivation and then committing to a routine on a regular basis.  The biggest roadblock for me was always finding the time. Exercise was

Nap Your Way to Lower Blood Pressure


by Ellen Blake I've always liked a good nap when I have time. That's not to say I don't feel guilty about laying down for a snooze mid-day, but I do it anyway.  A 30 minute catnap seems to reenergize me for the rest of the day, Recently I heard that

Are Your Eyes Feeling Their Age?

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Author: Leslie Farin Age can bring changes that weaken your vision and eyes, but there are things you can do to maintain lifelong eye and overall health. You've probably noticed changes in your vision since age 40 or so.  Perhaps you need reading glasses or  have trouble adjusting to glare. Don't worry