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Health Tips for Boomers

Mentioning that we should eat healthier is something we all know. But what other things can you do to help stay you stay “in the pink?”

  1. Regular Doctor Visits – Don’t wait until something’s wrong. See your doctor regularly. They may detect something that’s easy to deal with – provide it’s caught early.
  2. Manage Your Meds – As we get older, there are often more medicines we find our selves taking. On those regularly scheduled tips to your doctor, make sure you review your medications with him or her.
  3. Sleep – Getting a complete night’s rest make be more challenging as we age. Experts say dimming the lights in the hours before bed time as well as a cool , quiet bedroom can help you get the sleep you need.
  4. Socialize – Visiting friends or relatives (or having them visit you) helps you stay connected to the world and is shown to improve your attitude, which is related to your health.
  5. Don’t Neglect Your Eyes or Teeth – In addition to visits to your primary care physician, make sure you visit the optometrist and dentist regularly as well.

Is Your Cell Phone Hurting Your Back?

Believe it or not, your cell phone can cause back pain!

If you're on the phone for long periods of time, bending your neck to cradle to phone or read all those text messages can add up to 60 pounds of additional stress to your back!

Experts recommend two things to combat this:

1.) Invest in ear buds and wear them during long conversations. That way, you don't have hold the phone near your ear.

2.) Keep your head up and your eyes down when reading texts.

Before You Hit the Gym

So you’ve finally decided you want to get in shape. Your plan is to join a gym and reclaim that hard body you had at 25. Good for you! But here’s a tip.

Gym owners tell us that a large percentage of new gym members only last about a month before their visits start to trail off and then stop all together.

Before you make a long term financial commitment, test your resolve. Find a gym that will either charge you per visit or allow you to go month to month with no long term contract. If you’re still going strong after a few weeks, then you might want to consider signing up for the long haul.

Memory Problems? Take a Hike!

No, really!

Walking can boost your memory as you get older.

Researchers have found that people who walk between 6 and 9 miles a week had a lower risk of memory loss.

Reducing Gum Disease, By Gum

We pretty sure you’ve probably never heard of “oil pulling.”

It’s a practice that comes from ancient India that involves swirling coconut or sesame oil in your mouth for 20 minutes a day. Studies show that the oil “pulls” bacteria from the mouth.

There are those who also claim it whitens teeth, but there is no current research to back up that claim.

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