Wellness Tips For Seniors——Maintaining Good Health

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Tips for healthy living for seniors
Wellness tips for seniors

WellnessTips For Seniors

Taking care of the health needs that we seniors need to be concerned about can be an overwhelming task.

In this post, we will be looking at some things that we need to be on top of to be healthy and to stay healthy

It is said that people who had good healthy habits when they were younger tend to become healthy seniors, but it is never too late. To practice good healthy habits

Good health habits can make a difference even to seniors who are prone to illness or have not made their health a priority in the past.

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The Liver And Its Functions (Maintaining Good Health)

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The liver and its functions

The Liver And Its Functions

The liver is a very vital part of our body, we cannot survive without it, in today’s post, I will be looking at the liver and its functions.

What Is The Liver 

The liver is a very important organ in the body, it weighs about 3 lbs reddish-brown in color and has a rubbery feel to the touch, it sits on the right side of the belly protected by the rib cage.

The liver has two sections refer to as the right and left lobes, The gallbladder, and parts of the pancreas and intestines are right under the liver

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Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density

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Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density)

Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density)

In this post, I will be looking at bone density one of the Musculosketial diseases that can affect us.

Bone is made mostly of collagen, a protein that is woven into a flexible framework.

Bone also contains calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate, minerals that add strength and harden the framework.

The combination of calcium and collagen gives the bone its strength and flexibility.

The flexibility (or ability to withstand stress) of the bone protects it from breaking.

Bone is strong because of calcium, but bone also acts as a storehouse for calcium.

In fact, more than 99% of the body’s calcium is contained in the bones and teeth. The remaining 1% is in the blood.

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Diabetic Related diseases

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Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic-related disease

Diabetic related diseases

I will be looking at diseases that are diabetic related, it is said that no one dies from diabetes. But it is the effect that diabetes has on the body that is dangerous and will cause death.

Diabetes is linked to a host of other health problems. But if care is taken and the diabetes is and you can control your diabetes, then your risk of developing those complications and secondary conditions goes down,” says Karen McDermaid, a diabetes educator in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. These five conditions are the big ones to look out for if you’re prediabetic or have diabetes

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What Are Lymphocytes And Why It Is Important To Us

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What Are Lymphocytes And Why It Is Important To Us

According to Healthline medical online magazine Lymphocytes are one of several types of white blood cells. Each type of white blood cell has a specific function, and they all work together to fight illness and disease.

These white blood cells are an important part of the immune system. They help your body fight antigens which are bacteria, viruses, and other toxins that make you sick. If your doctor says you have a weakened immune system, that means there aren’t enough white blood cells in your bloodstream.

Lymphocytes and how they work

Cells are produced constantly by the bone marrow and these cells l become lymphocytes.

Some of these lymphocytes will enter your bloodstream, but most will move through your lymphatic system.

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The Cause And Symptoms Of COPD.—–Maintaining Good Health

COPD The Cause And Symptoms.

There are many diseases that can affect us as we age, we have looked at some of them already you can check them out at my website healthandwellnessforboomers.com.

In today’s, blog post we are looking at COPD. (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

Wikipedia definition is (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow.

The main symptoms include shortness of breath and cough with sputum production. COPD is a progressive disease, meaning it typically worsens over time. Wikipedia

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