Health And Fitness
Advice to help you enjoy a healthy life for as long as you can. Subjects covered include keeping fit longer, age related illnesses, the healing power of music, mental health issues and sex and older people.
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- Staying healthier longer
Dr. Chris Browne offers a list of lifestyle, fitness and diet tips that will help you stay fitter longer and enjoy life more.
- Cancer - prevention and early detection
Three quarters of cancer cases are diagnosed in people aged 60 and over. This article looks at the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing cancer and early diagnosis of the most common cancers....
- Better sex for older people
Ten tips to improve the sex life of older people, and some younger ones too.
- Allow Natural Death
AND, or Allow Natural Death, may just be the acronym that enables ailing patients and families to address the issues of the type of end of life medical treatment they wish to choose.
- How to keep fit
Exercise can slow the ageing process. Dr Browne gives advice that will keep you younger longer.
- What you should know about diabetes
How to recognise and treat diabetes, and the problems it causes to older people.
- Dementia and how to recognise it
Chris Browne, the My Last Song doctor, looks at the symptoms of dementia, which is affecting a greater number of older people as our life expectancy increases.
- Angina and heart attacks
The symptons and treatment of angina, how it can lead to heart attacks and measures to take to prevent angina, heart disease and heart attacks.
- Age related illnesses
Some illnesses are more common among the older population. This list includes some of the causes and possible treatments.
- How to identify, treat and prevent strokes
Strokes are a common cause of death in older people. This article describes different types of strokes, their causes, the need for quick action and what might prevent them.