Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

  • MRIs Vs. CT Scans: Why Your Doctor Would Order One Over The Other

    MRI imaging is "magnetic resonance imaging." CT stands for "computer tomography." Both can see into the human body and provide cross-sectional images of your body. However, the ways in which these machines accomplish this are very different. Your doctor may order an MRI instead of a CT, and there are some valid reasons why.  CT Scan Exposes You to a Lot of Radiation CT scans use radiation to get their images.

  • Urgent Care Or The Emergency Room? Tell-tale Indicators To Help You Choose

    It's an unfortunate fact of life that becoming injured or ill rarely happens according to your doctor's schedule of office hours. If medical attention is required when it is not possible to reach a primary care physician, many people assume that going to the emergency room is the automatic choice.  But, a large percentage of the most common illnesses and accidents may not need the type of care that an emergency room is equipped to provide.

  • Five Mistakes You Don't Want To Make When You're Undergoing Physical Therapy

    Undergoing physical therapy is essential for overcoming a wide variety of different injury types. It's important that patients get the most out of each of their physical therapy sessions to recover as quickly as possible. The following are five mistakes that it's important for patients to avoid while undergoing physical therapy to maximize their chances for success and a full recovery: Failing to keep careful records of your treatment When you put effort into documenting your treatment, you're better able to see the progress you're making over time.

  • Steps To Take When Your Child Is Allergic To The Family Dog

    Many people have dogs as pets, and in most cases, the dog becomes a part of the family. Thus, it can be very alarming and stressful to learn that your child is allergic to your family's pet. If your young child shows signs of being allergic to the family dog, it does not necessarily mean that you need to re-home your dog — there are things that you can do to help minimize your child's pet allergy symptoms so he or she and the dog can live happily together.

  • On a Budget and Need to Lose Weight? Follow These 3 Tips

    If you are interested in losing weight, you will need the time, dedication, and quite possibly, money to be successful. While you can dedicate yourself to eating healthy, it isn't cheap to do so all the time. Luckily, though, there are some cost-effective foods that are healthy as well. As long as you pick and choose the foods that you consume carefully, you can build an appropriate diet that will aid in your weight loss efforts without breaking the bank.

About Me

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.