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8 Things That Happen When You Finally Stop Drinking Caffeine

Would it be worth it?<p>Caffeine is a mixed bag. There <i>are</i> benefits associated with consuming it—like improved memory function and obviously greater levels of alertness—but then you hear from people who quit the stuff and say it changed their life. Before take your Keurig out of commission, check out …

The fruit that drops your blood pressure in 2 months

Feeling the pressure? You're not alone. Recent figures from the NHS - supported by tests taken out on 19,000 people - now show that around one in …

High Blood Pressure

Is Modern living leading to a ‘hidden epidemic’ of neurological disease?

Stem Cell Research on Functional HIV Cure Advances to Human Trials

Research using man-made, blood-forming stem cells has shown great promise in animal experiments in suppressing HIV.<p>But now a grant from the …

How to reach 'extreme old age': Scientists reveal the secret of living to 100 years old

British scientists have cracked the secret to a long and healthy life - and its all in the genes.<p>Experts at Newcastle University looked at the key to …

Simple Pleasures Can Bring Joy to a Person With Alzheimer's

Sometimes it takes so little to bring joy to a person with Alzheimer's. The following story is a case in point.<p>One day I arrived at the Alois Alzheimer Center to visit Ed, my beloved Romanian soul mate. As soon as I got out of the car, I realized I'd forgotten to bring any "props" for the visit. …

Messages about pain

Important Message by Patrick Denker | https://flic.kr/p/a9iUAG<p><b>When someone seeks help for their pain and injury, they will be given messages about</b> …

'Dementia Friendly': Finding More Than the Right Words

There is plenty of noise on the dementia front today; some promising, more teasingly hopeful, but premature or inaccurate, and still not enough funding to aggressively research a cure. Even so, a landmark announcement last month at the White House Conference on Aging on a national effort to pilot …

The Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Chronic Pain

<b>ASKING FOR HELP IS OPENING THE DOOR FOR LOVE</b><p>I don't like asking for help. Who does? It brings out all those uncomfortable feelings of vulnerability, loss of independence, of being a burden. It requires a level of honesty and trust I have not mastered before. Haven't yet, truth to be told. But I'm …

A New Kind Of Brain Scan Can See Your Pain, Literally

The technique could help end the mystery--and the stigma--of chronic pain<p>Nothing hurts Americans more than chronic pain. It’s our single biggest health problem, affecting the lives of 100 million adults--more than heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. And that figure, from a 2011 Institute …

Pain

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel<p>An over-planned vacation is a miserable one. At least most of the time.<p>By Benjy Hansen-Bundy3 days agoView More<p>Style<p>Just ask these rising …

5 Lessons Learned From Training Those With Low Back Pain

Written on August 6, 2015 at 4:47 am, by Eric Cressey<p><i>Today's guest post comes from Dean Somerset. Dean's made a name for himself as a "low back and</i> …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Nutrition