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10 Simple Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being

By Diana RodriguezA challenged brain is a happy brain. So when the kids are grown and you’ve retired from your job, you could find yourself struggling a bit to stay busy and engaged, and you might feel depressed.You wouldn’t be alone. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says that more than 6.5 million American seniors suffer from depression. Seniors living independently have the lowest risk for depression, with the condition affecting about 1 to 5 percent of this group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But at the other end of the spectrum, about 13.5 percent of those who require in-home help, and about 11.5 percent of seniors who are hospitalized, experience depression.Despite these numbers, depression in seniors is frequently overlooked, according to Jaza Marina Brown, MD,...


Top 10 Home Remedies for Pilonidal Cysts

If you are between your 20s and 30s, you do a job that involves long hours of sitting and you feel a dimple-like abnormality in your buttock area, the bad news is you are likely to get a pilonidal cyst. While the cause of the appearance of pilonidal cyst remains controversial amongst experts, the most accepted reason is believed to be rooted in loose hairs that penetrate in the skin. Our body senses this kind of hair as foreign substance and sends signals to the immune system to react by forming a cyst around that hair. It is also believed that a sedentary lifestyle, sitting in one place for too long a day, family history or even being overweight can also make you more prone to get...

Top Ways to Treat Breast Cysts Naturally

Breast cysts are benign fluid-filled sacs that grow inside the breast tissue, normally affecting women over the age of 35 who have not reached the menopause. They are also detected in women who are using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after they have went through menopause. Cysts in both your breasts, is quite common, and they can become larger, tender and become painful just before your menstrual period. Cysts can occur without noticing anything symptoms and they are sometimes found by chance when examinations by your GYN are done for some other reason. Usually, all breast cysts identified as simple cysts It is estimated that perhaps 1 in 1,000 cysts may harbor a tumor (not necessarily malignant). These can usually be identified by...

What are the Supreme Range of Urinary Incontinence Products for Women Available?

What are the Supreme Range of Urinary Incontinence Products for Women Available?

There are many women around the world who suffer from the issue of urinary incontinence. Urinary continence is a problem in which a person finds it difficult to have control over his/her urination. So, it is a kind of involuntary outflow of urine. This happens when a person finds it hard to control the urinary sphincter, which in turn results in the leakage of urine. As a matter of fact, this issue is more common among the women. Fortunately, there is a supreme range of urinary incontinence products for women available in the market. All you have to do is choose the one that suits you the most. Types of Urinary Incontinence Products for Women: There is a wide range of pads as well as protective garments...

Top 5 Natural Tips to Cure Vaginal Odor Effectively

Top 5 Natural Tips to Cure Vaginal Odor Effectively {with Infographic}

Women are usually considered as the weak gender as they themselves have to fight against so many problems in life, physically and mentally. There are lots of health issues and diseases women have to face with, especially diseases that are related to the sensitive area on their body. The most common one is probably vaginal odor and those who suffer from this health issue are more likely to suffer from the irritating smell. Eventually, if the vaginal odor is not treated properly, there might be side effects you have to put up with.The vaginal odor might be triggered by so many reason and the most common one is probably bacterial or yeast infection. For those who have intercourse with their partner constantly are more likely...

Jennifer Mercier takes on IVF, exposing Low Success Rates, Lies and Dangers

Jennifer Mercier takes on IVF, exposing Low Success Rates, Lies and Dangers

Mercier Therapy offers a traditional alternative to predatory doctors and the overall fertility crisis ​Documentary opens Nationwide ​next month​The Fertility CrisisCouples are waiting longer and longer to start families for many reasons. Too often, when the time is right financially, socially or professionally, it may not be right physically. Problems and delays in conceiving lead to pressures and stress between couples who fall prey to false hope and promises from an overly publicized IVF community.IVF is a propitiously suggestive and expensive protocol that safeguards revenue by not disclosing accurate failure rate or injured organ data.  IVF professionals feed into the panic; capitalizing on it through its money-making fear mongering protocol. They routinely formulate life in LABS rather than investigate and solve what is impairing a woman’s...

Top 8 Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

Top 8 Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

By: Carly RaffiekMenstrual cramps are an unfortunate fact of life for many women, and while there are medications available to help ease the discomfort, some prefer a more natural route. There are all kinds of home remedies available to ease cramps, including heat packs and exercise, though one of the oldest natural remedies for menstrual cramps is the use of essential oils. Continue reading to learn how to use essential oils for menstrual cramp relief, as well as the risks and recommendations associated with different oils and applications. Menstrual cramps symptoms and causes Menstrual cramps in older women can sometimes be caused by pre-existing conditions such as uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or pelvic inflammatory disease, as well as the increased production of prostaglandins that induce the contraction of...