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Participating in Mental, Social, and Physical Leisure Activities and Having a Rich Social Network Reduce the Incidence of Diabetes-Related Dementia in a Cohort of Swedish Older Adults (Original Research)

Authors: Anna Marseglia, Hui-Xin Wang, Debora Rizzuto, Laura Fratiglioni, Weili Xu. https://doi.org/10.2337/dc18-1428 Abstract OBJECTIVE The effect of a healthy lifestyle on diabetes-related dementia remains unknown. We examined whether an active lifestyle and rich social network may counteract the increased risk of … Continue reading

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5 reasons to STOP pain medication and START Physical Therapy

As we age, our bodies develop pain that can be from several different causes. Taking pain medication daily can be harsh on our organs and eventually build up a tolerance making the medications less effective and possibly addictive. Physical therapy … Continue reading

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Is warming up and cooling down a waste of time?

You must have seen athletes warming up before their competitions. Why do they do it? Well, it has multiple benefits. If you have ever struggled with muscle soreness after exercise, maybe it was because you skipped the warm-up. The warm-up … Continue reading

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6 common myths about physical therapy (physiotherapy)

Physical Therapy or Physiotherapy is a specialised and useful mode of treatment, which helps recovery from neuromuscular injuries and joint conditions, among other health problems and complaints. Some people think of physical therapists as either drill sergeants or glorified exercise … Continue reading

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Place a clothespin on your ear for 5 seconds. The unexpected effect will surprise you

In your lifetime, you are bound to feel aches, pains, tiredness, and that is okay. We are human, and cannot always feel our best. But, sometimes with a little “kick” to our organs, they can release health benefits that will … Continue reading

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YOUR BIOLOGICAL HIGH-PERFORMANCE DEPENDS ON D VITAMIN (By Luciano Pontarolli, MD)

HOW DOES MY HEALTH CAN BE AFFECTED IF I DON’T INCREASE MY D VITAMIN LEVELS NOW? D vitamin can treat any disease, from flu to cancer as it has receivers in almost all cells from the body. In addition, it … Continue reading

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Why should our opioid receptors system be substituted by the cannabinoid receptors system?

This is a very interesting (however a bit long) video about the use of cannabinoids not only as medical purposes, but in the daily routine as well. Dr. Stuart Titus claims that the traditional medicine field has being exploring opioids … Continue reading

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