Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

Aging Gracefully and with Great Health

  • Is Retinal Imaging Worth Paying More For?

    Many optometrists and ophthalmologists offer their patients retinal scanning as part of a thorough eye exam. The problem, though, is that many insurance plans don't cover the procedure, so you'll have to pay an additional cost. Is it worth it? What is a Retinal Scan? A retinal scan uses a high-resolution camera to take an image of the back of your eye, including the retina, by using low-powered levels of laser light.

  • What Implant Materials Can Be Used For Hip Replacement?

    Hip replacement surgery is done if you have severe arthritis of your hip joint. When you get an implant, the surgeon will place an artificial joint in the hip joint's place. There are different materials used for the replacement joint, including metal, plastic, and ceramic. There are pros and cons of each of these materials. Metal One of the more popular types of artificial joints for hip replacement is one made entirely of metal, also called metal-on-metal.

  • Three Reasons To Consider Changing Your Medicare Supplement Plan

    When it comes to Medicare Supplement plans, it's important to remember that there are a number of plans to choose from. However, it's equally important to remember that you don't have to keep the same supplement plan permanently. These plans can be interchanged based on your specific needs at the time. If you currently have a supplement plan and have never considered changing it, here are just some of the scenarios in which you should consider changing your plans.

  • How Acupuncture Can Help You Protect Your Body From Stress-Related Health Problems

    Everyone experiences stress in life from time to time, but dealing with high stress levels for long periods of time can be dangerous to your health. Stress is not something your body was made to deal with each and every day of life, and not treating your stress could make you sick. Luckily, there are natural treatment options that can help with this, and one of these is acupuncture.  Why is stress bad for your body?

  • 3 Things Pregnant Women Need To Know About Metatarsalgia

    Pregnancy can lead to a variety of foot disorders, including metatarsalgia. Metatarsalgia is a broad term that refers to pain in the metatarsal region of the foot. Here are three things pregnant women need to know about metatarsalgia. What are the symptoms of metatarsalgia? The symptoms of metatarsalgia generally develop over time, though if you ramp up your workout routine, they can develop suddenly. You'll feel pain in the metatarsal region of your foot, which is the part of your sole that's just behind your toes.

  • 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.