Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

  • Surgery For Type 3 Chiari Malformation Should Be Done Early

    Chiari malformations occur when part of the brain grows into the spinal cord. This dangerous neurological condition starts in the womb and grows worse with age. Type 3 is often the most severe and requires surgical help to correct. There Are Many Different Types Of This Problem There are four known variations of Chiari malformations. When they occur, they can cause a variety of symptoms, including coughing, sneezing, neck pain, hearing problems, muscle weakness, depression, hand-eye coordination issues, and more.

  • Ready To Go Into Private Practice? 4 Tips To Help You Purchase An Existing Medical Practice

    If you started medical school with the hopes of opening your own practice someday, you've probably been anxiously waiting for that day to arrive. Now that it has, you'll need to decide between starting from scratch or purchasing an existing medical practice. If you've decided to purchase an existing practice, here are four questions that will help you choose the one that will be the most beneficial to you in the long run.

  • 3 Ways To Protect Your Children's Eyes This Summer

    Summer months means no school and fun activities for your children. It also means their vision could be at risk from increased exposure to harmful ultraviolet rays. The exposure could have long-term consequences for your child's vision. Here are some ways you can protect your children's vision this summer.   Buy Sunglasses One of the most effective ways you can protect your children's vision is to ensure they have sunglasses to wear when they are outdoors.

  • Thinking About The Ketogenic Diet: 3 Reasons To Discuss It With Your Doctor

    Many people who are trying to achieve significant weight loss and/or control over chronic diseases try following a ketogenic diet. The ketogenic diet is a type of low-carbohydrate diet, but it is high in fat. Before making a drastic dietary change, there are reasons you should discuss your decision with your doctor. Get Baseline Lab Work There is controversy associated with the higher fat content when going keto because there is no definitive evidence on whether higher fat will have health repercussions.

  • Is Open Or Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery Right For You?

    Both open and laparoscopic hernia surgeries offer a path to healing, but there are differences in the procedures that could make one a better option for you. Before making a decision, you need to understand the differences and what the recovery period could potentially be like.   What Can You Expect From Open Surgery? Open hernia surgery is the traditional method used for hernia repair. It is typically done with local anesthesia and takes less than an hour to complete if there are no complications.

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Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

While it's true that aging and illness used to go in hand, today's medical advancements now mean we don't have to settle for that eventuality anymore. I'm already considering the aging process although I'm still middle aged because I intend to enjoy my later years with the best health possible. Living well and aging gracefully aren't just about maintaining your appearance, but also feeling as good as you can as you get older. I'm sharing what I discover in my personal quest with everyone here on this convenient website so we can all join together to cross into the golden years with our health intact.