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Can You Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?
Jan22

Can You Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?

I sat down to eat dinner – a meal I’ve had many, many times in my life. A quesadilla dipped in sour cream. Yet, this time, within a few minutes of eating it, I started to get really hot and itchy. My stomach was painfully bloated. What was happening? Could it be the dairy? I found myself wondering, can you develop food allergies later in life, at complete random? After food journaling and a few trips to the doctor, I realized that it...

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Elderly Sleep Disorders | An Overview
Sep07

Elderly Sleep Disorders | An Overview

It’s no surprise that, as we age, certain human functions become more difficult. Things like walking, driving, and even writing can become harder with age. Sleep is another thing that some seniors struggle with. There are quite a few sleep disorders that may prevent seniors from getting a good night’s sleep. Read along as we provide an overview of the most common elderly sleep disorders. Common Elderly Sleep Disorders...

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Spinning Standing Still: What Does Vertigo Feel Like?
Jul09

Spinning Standing Still: What Does Vertigo Feel Like?

You take one step forward and then another. You stop. You think to yourself, what is going on with me? It’s almost as if you can feel the earth you’re standing on spinning, and everything around you moving. Yet you are, in fact, standing still. What does vertigo feel like? It is an extremely dizzy feeling that makes you feel like things around you are spinning even though you are standing still. Often times, there are certain actions...

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Best Way to Clean Dentures | Tips and Tricks!
Jun26

Best Way to Clean Dentures | Tips and Tricks!

As we age, many of us will come to need a little extra equipment in the dental department. Teeth are notoriously difficult to maintain the older we get, although they’re still important to eating and speech! For lots of seniors, dentures represent a very standard solution that can provide many years of use. Still, like most tools you use every day, dentures require a bit of maintenance to work as well as they can! Here we’ll talk...

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The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age
May04

The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age

Pounding head, upset stomach, unquenchable thirst…we’ve all been there. Gone are the days of being young and tossing back drinks like they’re water, only to feel perfectly fine the next day. Now, two glasses of wine before bed result in feeling like crap the next day. Can you relate? I’m sure many of us can. It seems as if hangovers worsen as we grow older, but why? Well, there are a few reasons why hangovers...

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Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know
Apr05

Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know

Did you know that bee sting allergies in seniors pose a greater risk for severe complications than in other age groups? If not, you may want to keep reading. While some allergies become less severe, or maybe even go away with age, certain allergies can increase with age, and bee sting allergies are no exception. Now that Spring is in the air, it’s important to realize that any senior is at risk for a severe reaction to a bee...

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