Book Friday: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future as a book by Michael J. Fox where draws on his own life experiences. Remember him from ‘Family Ties’ and the ‘Back to the Future’ movies followed by ‘Spin City’ and him announcing he has a horrible condition.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Reducing the risk of heart attack

Tea may reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Unwanted blood clots formed from cholesterol and blood platelets cause heart attack and stroke. Drinking tea may help keep your arteries smooth and clog-free, the same way a drain keeps your bathroom pipes clear.

From yourtotalhealth.ivillage.com

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Diagnosing digestive problems

Many digestive problems such as bloating, gas, and stomach discomfort can be alleviated by taking the time to carefully chew food.

Just think that whatever food you don’t chew properly, your stomach and intestines have to break down later.

From altmedicine.about.com

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Bargain basement cosmetic surgery

Liposuction, bariatric surgery, botox, laser hair removal and other cosmetic procedures are gaining momentum as the competition lowers rates.

From rediff.com.

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Harmful coping mechanisms

If you currently use harmful coping mechanisms, like drinking, smoking, or overeating when stressed, commit to breaking those habits, and get help if necessary.

From everydayhealth.com

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Treating stage 1 high blood pressure

High blood pressure that is stage 1, primary or slightly above normal can sometimes be treated with lifestyle changes like losing weight, changing bad eating habits, consuming less salt and fat, quitting smoking and heavy drinking, reducing stress, and exercising.

From askmen.com

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Book Friday: Eat This, Not That

Eat This, Not That Thousands of Simple Food Swaps that Can Save You 10, 20, 30 Pounds–or More!

From: Getting Older Stinks

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Clean your gut with teas

Like the Rust-Oleum paint that keeps your outdoor furniture from rusting, tea’s antioxidants protect your body from the ravages of aging and the effects of pollution.

From yourtotalhealth.ivillage.com.

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How to know if your blood pressure is high

The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have it checked regularly by a health professional, or, check it yourself. Blood pressure monitors are easy to use.

From menshealth.about.com.

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An EDucation in ED

In older men, Erectile dysfunction (ED), sometimes called "impotence", usually has a physical cause, such as disease, injury, or side effects of drugs. Any disorder that causes injury to the nerves or impairs blood flow in the penis has the potential to cause ED.

From nih.gov.

Eat a lot of saturated fat, and get solid

Saturated fat, such as butter, cheese, and the fat in meat, is solid at room temperature.

Eat more foods that do not contain cholesterol, such as fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and seeds.

 It is also important to eat a well-balanced diet to get the essential nutrients you need to stay healthy.

From uihealthcare.com.

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Drinking and blood pressure

A large new Japanese study suggests that middle-aged men who drink heavily could see their blood pressure rise, regardless of whether their levels of “good” cholesterol also go up.

From sciencedaily.com

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Stand up to look younger

There is a lot of research out there today which says good posture not only helps you live a more youthful life, but also appear younger and slimmer.

From discovery.com.

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How to eat right ans enjoy sweets and fried foods

There’s no need to cut out all of your favorite foods.

You can enjoy sweets and fried foods in moderation, as long as they are an occasional part of your overall healthy diet. Food is a great source of pleasure, and pleasure is good for the heart –  even if those French fries aren’t!

From helpguide.org.

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