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What's With the Increase in Heartburn as We Age?

You used to be able to wolf down hot wings and tequila after midnight. Now you even pass on a chili dog after 6 pm. Why?

Doctors say that over time the enzymes that aid digestion decease over time making it harder to break down food. In addition, taking anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for joint pain. These substances made the stomach lining more sensitive.

To minimize the problem, experts recommend eating smaller portions and eating more slowly. (Also, try not to eat anything too late in the evening.)

Now, where did we put that habnero sauce?

You're as Healthy as You Think

A new study published in Neurology confirms what many of us already thought. Exercise is good for your brain as well  .

1,000 people over the age of 75 were studied. Those who had jobs that required critical thinking skills, such as analyzing data or resolving interpersonal conflicts, had half the rate of mental decline of their counterparts in less challenging occupations.

 

Water, Water Everywhere

One of the most asked questions on Google is: "How many glasses of water should I drink daily?"

We'll save you a Google search. Research shows that drinking 4 to 6 glasses of H2O a day is best.

 

 

Help Aching Joints

As we age, nearly all of us develop joint pain. In our knees, in our hands and certainly in our backs.

The latest research indicates that our natural inclination to rest aching joints can actually make the situation worse. It can increase inflammation and weaken the muscles.

Experts say continuous, healthy movement is the best reatment you do, Of curse, as always, consult your physician about your particular case first!

Free Flu Shots

Cost should never be an object when it comes to protecting you from the flu. Flu deaths among people our age is on the rise.

Here’s a quick list of places you should check for low-or-no cost flu shots:

  • Walgreen’s
  • CVS
  • Rite Aid
  • Target (stores with a CVS inside)
  • Walmart
  • Your Primary Care Doctor
  • Supermarkets (Several large chains offer them)

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