The dementia risk you can avoid

What causes Alzheimer’s? Why does it strike one person and not another? If you ask your doctor, you’ll probably learn that he’s not really sure, but that it’s genetic and that there are risk factors. But fortunately some of the risk factors associated with dementia are within your control — things like how much alcohol…

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6 proven health benefits of chia seeds

There are many benefits to adding seeds and nuts to your diet, but chia seeds may lead the pack. In fact, they are among the healthiest foods on the planet. These tiny seeds are packed with fiber, protein, omega-3 fats and numerous vitamins and minerals to help boost your body and brain. Here are the…

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Estrogen and men’s libido, body and health

As a man gets older, he might go from muscular and fit to a little more saggy around the middle. A once virile man might see his libido lacking. Health problems like diabetes and prostate issues may have crept up, seemingly overnight. While many people, including doctors, may write these changes off as natural signs…

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Is your heart slowly starving to death?

Did you know heart failure is a disease that is skyrocketing in the U.S.? It’s a fact: The number of people suffering from heart failure is expected to rise by 46 percent over the next 12 years alone. And the truly frightening thing is that 50 percent of those people will die in the first…

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