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Balance Exercises for Seniors

Balance Exercises for Seniors

There’s no way around it: As time passes, we tend to lose muscle mass, our organs tend to function less efficiently, and our risk of disease increases. The good news is that there is a lifestyle change we can make to mitigate these risks, and it involves exercise—particularly balance exercises

If You’re Having Surgery, Learn the Heart Risks Linked to Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be a health risk even under normal circumstances. The common sleep disorder is linked to higher risks of hypertension, heart disease, abnormal heart rhythms (arrythmias) and stroke.

But if you have sleep apnea and you’re having surgery, the odds of developing those and other problems is

Control Factors That Cause Most Chronic Kidney Disease Cases

By now, you’re well aware that diabetes and high blood pressure are leading cardiovascular risk factors.

What you might not realize is that while increasing your odds of heart attack and stroke, diabetes and hypertension are also the major causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). If you’re like many people, you’re

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