Track whether or not you get short of breath while walking. This could be walking down the street or it could be walking up stairs, but you struggle to make it the whole way without gasping for air. It could be asthma or a cold, but it could also be a sign your heart is in trouble. Fluid that builds up in the left side of the heart can cause coughing. This is easily treatable and, once you get it fixed, chances are promising that you’ll never experience it again. While exercise promotes a healthy heart, don’t wait to get this symptom checked out. It could save your life.
Even if you may have had no previous trouble sleeping, as we age its normal (although irritating) to notice a shift in your sleeping patterns. Being sleepy earlier in the evening, waking up earlier in the morning and having a lighter sleep are all very normal changes that most people will experience. If you’re experiencing…
Relaxing scents will help you immensely in getting a better sleep which will thus affect your health positively, making you feel refreshed and active in the morning. Get creative with the ideas of incorporating these aromas in your surroundings and enjoy a fantastic sleep after reaching your 60’s.
While, to date, no studies have been conducted on humans, animal studies have consistently shown that NAD may be of great benefit in helping to slow the aging process. So, just how can we get in on this? Certain foods, such as cow’s milk, yeast, and even beer, contain NAD enhancing qualities. But consuming enough quantities may prove problematic for your diet. You may consider periodic fasting, which will help. A supplement called oxaloacetate will help mimic fasting if you just can’t put down the chips. You could also try maintaining a strict keto diet, one high in fat and low in carbs. Your body will stay in a state of ketosis, and levels of NAD will increase.
Growing old can be stressful. Yes I know that sounds like an understatement. But it also doesn’t mean you can’t do something about it. Just a few commonsense suggestions can go along way toward ratcheting down your stress index to a more manageable level.
Stress can be a killer. Almost all of us have been told that it’s a great idea to reduce the amount of stress in our lives, but that’s easier said than done most of the time. There are various products on the market that are said to help with reducing stress. Some work, others, not so much. Used in various cultures for over a thousand years, Valerian Root falls into the first category. Due to the relaxing effect it has on the nervous system, my research shows that Valerian Root is most often used for treating insomnia and stress related sleeplessness.
There’s nothing worse than the feeling of a pounding head, knowing you have a busy agenda for the day. But look no farther than massage. If you can’t afford to get to a massage therapist, massage the temple points right to the side of each eye. Massage your forehead and behind your ears.
The concept of aroma therapy is gaining a lot of appreciation and attention because of the positive effects of fragrances on sleep. Recent studies show that specific essential oils used in aromatherapy can relieve stress, relax the body, thus promoting better sleep.
Don’t Fear Failure: Yes, you read it right. Failure is something that we are all so much afraid of that we don’t even give our wild thoughts a try at very least. Ever imagined how all the scientific laws are made? Or how the famous Colonel Sanders got all the fame for just his crispy chicken recipe? Well, basically in all these situations, it is basically our failures that give us a clear picture of our lacking and weaknesses. So, don’t fear failures but learn to embrace them in the best possible way.
One benefit of ZMA is that it can provide deeper levels of REM sleep, and deeper sleep provides for enhanced muscle repair and growth. Not to mention the rest and relaxation needed to provide a fresh start for the next day’s workout.