An embarrassing runny nose can seem to strike at the most inconvenient moment. You have probably found yourself minding your own business when suddenly your nose begins to drip like a broken faucet, and you think to yourself, “Where are the damn tissues!?”, which inevitably sends you scrambling to the restroom in a flurry of nose activity. A runny nose isn’t just a symptom of looming sickness. It can also be a result of the foods you eat or even unknown allergies that you may have. A nose can run for all sorts of reasons, including infections, allergies, and irritants.
There are many great things about maturing, but menopause is certainly not one of them. Everyone experiences symptoms differently, but common issues include pain during sex and vaginal dryness. The good news is, a new care regimen may help mitigate the unpleasant effects of the big change. [Read more…]
If it feels like an increasing number of older people have Alzheimer’s or dementia these days, you’re not imagining things. One in three seniors in the United States dies with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. That means it kills more people than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. But a new study suggests that late-term dementia, the most common form of dementia, might be caused, in part, by mid-life anxiety. The logic follows, then, that reducing anxiety, especially in mid-life, can reduce your chances of developing dementia as you age. [Read more…]