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The Downside of Vitamins

Believe it or not, multi-vitamins and other mineral supplements are the one of the leading causes for ER visits among people our age!

But for a very different reasons than what they contain.

Nearly 40% of those visits to emergency rooms and walk-in clinics among our age group are caused by choking or swallowing problems involving vitamins and nutritional supplements!

The experts recommend taking only one pill at a time and always with plenty of liquid to help wash then down.

You Might Not Want to Stick With Teflon Cookware

Studies have shown that Teflon coated cookware may not be the best choice for food preparation. Teflon coatings made before 2012 contains an acid that can seep into food cooked in them.

Experts now recommend stainless steel and cast iron as better cooking choices.

 

 

 

Exercise You May Actually Like to Do!

Contemporary research shows that an active sex life for men and women above 50 is very good for the brain!

Those adults who remain sexually active score higher on cognitive tests than those who are not. Researchers believe that sex boost hormones that improve singaling connectivity between brain regions.

Something That Puts the “Quit” in Mosquitoes

It’s mosquito season again. For those wary of chemical repellants, the CDC says oil of lemon eucalyptus is an effective natural alternative.

You can find this ingredient in many products either online or at your local discount store.

 

 

Are There Benefits to Taking Low-Dose Aspirin?

There is evidence that a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin (what used to be called “baby aspirin” can reduce the risk of a first heart attack or stroke in those between the ages of 50 and 69. There is also some evidence that it may reduce the risk of colon cancer. Experts warn that such a regimen should only be undertaken by those with a high risk of heart disease and a low risk of bleeding.

As with any drug, do not begin a regimen of low-dose aspirin without consulting your doctor.

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