Yoga Shows Benefits for Arthritis Suffers

Yoga may be a safe and effective way to keeping moving for the one in five adults who live with arthritis. In a randomized trial of people with two common forms of arthritis — knee osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis — those who practiced yoga had about a 20 percent improvement in physical health with similar improvements in pain, … Continue reading Yoga Shows Benefits for Arthritis Suffers

Does Diabetes Increase Risk of Cognitive Decline?

There is mounting evidence that Type 2 diabetes may be associated with cognitive decline in older adults. A new study in the July 8 online issue of Neurology found that people with Type 2 diabetes had worse regulation of blood flow to the brain over a two-year period when compared to those without the disease. […]

PTSD Linked to Accelerated Aging

These findings do not speak to whether accelerated aging is specific to PTSD, but they do argue the need to re-conceptualize PTSD as something more than a mental illness

It’s Heart Health Month

1 and 99. Two numbers to remember – this month and every month Heart Disease is the #1 cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. 99 percent of us need to improve our heart health. Take care of your heart. It’s the best Valentine’s present you can give to yourself – […]

Hot flashes linked to increased risk of hip fracture

Women, take note: moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause likely means lower bone mineral density and a greater chance of hip fracture than your peers without these symptoms, according to a new study. “Our findings suggest women who exhibit moderate or severe menopausal symptoms are more likely to have issues with bone health […]