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Short-Term Memory Loss: Part of Aging?

Short-Term Memory Loss: Part of Aging?

· · Memory

Do you feel as if you’ve been experiencing more short-term memory loss lately? Interestingly, what many of us think of as short-term memory—for example, recalling in the afternoon what we had for breakfast that morning—is actually defined by scientists as long-term memory.

Short-term memory is technically limited to information learned and  … Read More

Lavender Reduces Signs of Anxiety in Women

Lavender Reduces Signs of Anxiety in Women

· · Stress & Anxiety

It’s normal to feel a little apprehensive from time to time. Let’s face it—life can be stressful. All of us worry about things like financial problems, work, family struggles, or health. But sometimes anxiety can become so severe that completing simple, everyday tasks is difficult. When this occurs, it may  … Read More

Ulcerative Colitis: Foods to Avoid During Flare-Ups

Ulcerative Colitis: Foods to Avoid During Flare-Ups

· · Digestive Health

People with the digestive disease ulcerative colitis (UC) have learned the hard way that eating certain foods can make symptoms worse.

“What you eat directly affects gut inflammation, your immune system, and your gut bacteria,” says Colleen Webb, RDN, a dietitian at Weill Cornell Medical Center’s Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  … Read More

Dementia Causes: Can Depression Play a Role?

Dementia Causes: Can Depression Play a Role?

· · Memory

Dementia causes can be a mystery, but there’s no doubt the condition is too prevalent. About 5.4 million Americans are thought to have some degree of dementia, and its destructive effects on our cognitive abilities come at huge cost to our overall wellbeing—and that of our loved ones.

“The decline  … Read More

How to Get Relief from Indigestion and Stomach Pain

How to Get Relief from Indigestion and Stomach Pain

· · Digestive Health

Stomach pain, a burning sensation in the upper abdomen, bloating, belching, an uncomfortable feeling of fullness, and nausea are some commonly reported symptoms of indigestion. If you’ve experienced any of these symptoms, you’d probably like to prevent indigestion whenever possible.
Preventing Indigestion: Expert Tips
“To prevent indigestion, how you eat your food  … Read More

Healthy Snacks: Plan Ahead to Keep Your Hunger at Bay

Healthy Snacks: Plan Ahead to Keep Your Hunger at Bay

· · Nutrition

When you’re trying to eat healthfully, don’t overlook your snack selections. Healthy snacks can help tide you over until the next meal while also helping you to fulfill some of your daily nutrient needs.

However, eating snacks that are high in calories and low in nutrients can derail an other­wise healthy diet.
Snacking  … Read More

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