Almost as important as what types of vitamins to take, is the question of when to take them. Taking vitamin supplements at the wrong time can significantly reduce their potency and absopability.
This video gives a nice walk-through of the best time to take your various vitamins and minerals.
We can rationalize about brain health, but most of us are aging it quicker than need be. Dr. Daniel Amen has much to say about brain health. I just caught this PBS special. He helps you change habits that are extremely harmful to the health of the brain. He discusses how to decrease your Alzheimer’s risks. He lays it on the line that alcohol is not a health food and to stop using it as an excuse to drink. He claims that two drinks a week is the required amount. Caffeine, cigarettes, and drugs can decrease blood flow to the brain. Dr. Amen also points out the importance of social contact to stimulate your brain.
The program actually got me to thinking about Aging and Brain health, because I am almost there. It’s never too early to start on brain health and research. Here are some unique brain foods, although Dr. Amen claims too much caffeine might restrict bloodflow.
We should really get to know our brains. It is the real control center of our entire existence. You can hear the latest on brain health and exercise your brain with games here. One thing that all can agree on is that exercise is always important for brain health.
Other ways to fight brain disorders such as Dementia can be found here. There is so much about brain health research that is ever evolving. The important thing is to increase bloodflow to the brain, and stop doing what may decrease bloodflow. Brain research is constantly changing.
So lets keep our brains healthy and sharp. Every little bit helps. If given the chance, the brain can become healthy again at any age.
Can optimism have an affect on your overall health? Yes it can! Scientists have developed ways to measure optimism by dispositional optimism and explanatory style.
Dispositional optimism depends on positive expectations for one’s future. Explanatory style is based on how a person explains good or bad news.
Optimism can help cardiac patients’ heart health. It can help hypertention. It seems to help in overall health with laughter being a big boost to optimism. Studies also say that optimism boosts longevity!
I am somebody who prepares for the worst and hopes for the best. I don’t see myself as a total pessimist but I know that I am not a total optimist.
Optimism and a positive attitude actually can lead to a healthy outlook for the future.
This is one great workout for your abs, and best of all, it’s quick. Four sets of three simple exercises done back to back. You’ll definitely feel the burn, but the results will be worth it, and so will the time saved!
If women are prone to breast, cervical and ovarian cancer, men have their own health issues as well. It is important that they keep track of the state of their health especially if they are aging. Especially when they reach the age of 40’s, there are potential health risks especially in the prostate area. Undergoing routine check ups will definitely help you prepare for these types of health risks. Before you get diagnosed with this ailment, it is best if you consume foods that are rich in Lycopene such as grapefruit, sun dried tomatoes, watermelon and papaya among others. Making sure that your prostate health is in great condition allow you to steer away from prostate cancer.
You can also choose to take health supplements that can enhance your prostate health. Another concern men should be careful with is erectile dysfunction. All people age but if you are having ED in an earlier age then you should decide to see a doctor. If you are having problems with ED when you are still in your 40’s or early 50’s, there must be something to worry about. There can be an underlying problem causing this dysfunction.
One of the causes is hypertension or high blood pressure. It can also be because of your poor prostate health. It is very common these days that mature men are using viagra and cialis to help them with this issue but it is definitely advisable to see a doctor before deciding on taking a pill. You cannot be sure that there will be no side effects or complications. Besides, if the case with you is compounded by another problem then you will only complicate matters. Taking more risks is definitely not worth it. Doctors are qualified to help you out with whatever health concern you have.
Responsible men in our lives are our heroes. They make sure that we get everything we need and that we continue to get them. After all that they provided, we can at least give them back some concern and affection. These men are often busy with their jobs and all other responsibilities that making sure their health is in top condition is no longer their priority. Especially when they are aging, men in general are starting to have health issues. If they don’t remember to go to the doctor for check ups, then it becomes your responsibility to remind them and set an appointment.
Even if they are not really sick or does not feel any kind of symptom, it is still best to have an expert make sure this is true. They can also be given pointers in how to keep their health in great condition. Meeting with the professionals will allow them to understand what really needs to be done to avoid sickness and all other cause of ailments. Lifestyle is always the reason with whatever type of change happens. If you decide to keep a healthy lifestyle, then your health will change into better.
There will be no threats on diabetes, heart issues, cholesterol increase and other cardiac problems. If you continue with you unhealthy ways, eating greasy food and consuming too much fats, you can be sure you will be a candidate on those issues mentioned. Add to that, if you won’t exercise, your body will gain too much weight. This is going to be another problem as this also increases health risks. Helping our heroes to keep track of the proper ways to stay healthy is the best way to show them how important they are to us. Since they are so busy fr us, we should help them remember.