A good deal of research has been done to try to pinpoint who is at greatest risk for getting Alzheimer’s disease. Simply getting older raises your risk, but age alone does not mean a slow decline toward dementia. Beyond age, there are certain factors that may further increase risk. Most
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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
Here comes the sun! The human body makes vitamin D – termed the “sunshine vitamin” – when the skin is exposed to the ultraviolet B rays (UVB) in sunlight. This works because UVB radiation striking the skin…