Aging itself causes a slowing of the body systems that can be minimized by appropriate health care. Here are a few issues you can discuss with your doctor that will ensure you enjoy good health regardless of your age.
Did you know that you could look up to six years younger just by eating the right foods? Think of the money you would be saving on lotions, creams and painful treatments that only work short-term. Pretty amazing, right? That old saying, "You are what you eat," certainly does hold merit and here are ten anti-aging foods you might want to consider adding to your daily diet.
The Achilles is a tendon that connects your two major calf muscles to the heel bone. When it is placed under too much stress, which is a common occurrence for runners and other athletes, it can become less flexible and even inflamed. An inflamed Achilles tendon can eventually tear, which is why any runner should take steps to protect their Achilles and recognize the symptoms of inflammation before they get to be too much.
As we move from one season into another, extreme temperatures can sneak up on you. It can be quite pleasant one day, then abnormally hot or cold the next. During this time of transition, it's particularly important to guard against temperature-related illnesses.