Don’t overlook the multitude of outstanding NAC benefits you can gain by supplementing with this remarkable natural compound—particularly if you have any type of chronic lung, respiratory, mood or brain-related condition.
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Q. My mother has been told she has Alzheimer’s disease. She wants to stay in her home, but she lives alone. How can I ensure that she is safe when I don’t live nearby?
A. Your mother’s diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean that she can’t continue to live alone. She will benefit
Before you begin, you should be aware of guidelines that will make your workouts productive and safe. The suggestions that follow come from weight training experts, hospitals, universities, and organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine.
Get the approval of your doctor before beginning an exercise program. Among the health
Eat a “Rainbow” for Maximum Nutrition
Much of what we said in the previous chapter about vegetables also applies to fruits, including the importance of eating a “rainbow” to get a variety of beneficial phytonutrients. According to the USDA’s MyPlate, women over age 50 should get one and a half
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) isn’t simply one disease, but a term used to describe serious lung problems such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Severe, non-reversible asthma can sometimes be considered a form of COPD. Guidelines for treatment of these serious respiratory conditions call for a mix of medications, oxygen
If your budget isn’t up to a tropical vacation this summer, you can at least take your tastebuds to the tropics with some nutrition-packed choices in the fruit section. Tropical fruits such as guava, kiwifruit, mango and papaya are low-calorie, nutrient-dense options for adding variety to your menus. Although most
Did you get your flu shot this year? More than 50 percent of the adult population usually ignores this annual public health advisory, even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a seasonal influenza vaccine for almost everyone. “The flu vaccine is very effective at preventing severe
Everyone feels lonely from time to time, but new research suggests that those of us who experience persistent loneliness—an estimated one in five Americans—may face major health consequences.
A recent study, conducted by researchers at MGH and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, suggests that chronic loneliness among older adults may
Anticholinergic Drugs Side Effects Include Increased Risk for Dementia: Learn About These and Other Drugs That Cause Memory Loss
Did you know that one of the anticholinergic drugs side effects includes cognitive impairment and an increased risk for dementia? Learn which drugs to watch for.