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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- Why you should exercise
Why you should exercise and the best form of exercise to take. The results will be better health and a longer and more enjoyable life.
- Questions for the GP
The My Last Song doctor lists the questions most frequently asked by relatives about the health and care of older family members.
- 10 facts that show music is good for your health
Ten examples of the beneficial effects on your health of listening to music...listen to music and you feel better!
- Migraine - more than just a headache
Migraine is one of the 20 most disabling lifetime onditions. This article looks at its symptoms, treatment and what the Migraine Trust is doing to educate people.
- Understanding osteoarthritis
Here we describe the symptoms and treatment of arthritis, and how to live with it.
- Motor Neurone Disease: no cure...yet
MND affects older people by gradually reducing the strength of their muscles. The increasing problems with daily living it causes requires increasing care and management.
- Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is usually diagnosed when sufferers are in their 20s and 30s. The devastating affects can ruin and shorten lives.
- Parkinson's disease
What causes Parkinson's disease, how to spot the symptoms and its treatment and control.
- Deafness in later life - don't suffer in silence
Deafness Research UK describes the symptoms of age related hearing loss, the importance of seeking help and what practical steps you can take to preserve your own hearing.
- Prevention is better than cure
The NHS and private health companies provide screening and testing that will detect illnesses, and help prevention.