Category: <span>Live To 100</span>

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8 Liver Cancer Symptoms You Should Know

8 Liver Cancer Symptoms You Should Know

People at risk of developing liver cancer should have themselves regularly checked by their doctor because liver cancer symptoms typically show during its later stages. Having had hepatitis infections in the past and not undergoing screening, especially for those born between 1945 and 1965, can affect your risks for liver cancer. Heavy alcohol use can...

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Tips for Preventing Remote Work Pain

Tips for Preventing Remote Work Pain

The new normal has increased our reliance on technology, causing people who work at home to face potential health issues, including pain and strain injuries due to poor posture and lack of exercise. While moderation in device use can greatly reduce unwanted pain, making adjustments to your work setup makes a big difference. For example, chairs...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: A Simple Guide for Individuals

COVID-19 Vaccine: A Simple Guide for Individuals

The COVID-19 vaccine can prevent symptomatic cases.  The vaccine may come with mild side effects such as discomfort. You still need to wear your mask and maintain social distancing in public after vaccination. All adults in the US would be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1, according to a recent announcement by President...

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6 Frozen Foods You Should Avoid

6 Frozen Foods You Should Avoid

Many frozen foods contain excessive amounts of sodium, sugar, and fat.  Eating foods that are high in sodium can put you at risk of high blood pressure.  Sugar-filled foods can make you hungry immediately after the sugar rush.  While the freezer is a truly necessary kitchen appliance that helps preserve food, it’s important to note...

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Lewy Body Dementia: How to Manage Hallucinations [Video]

Lewy Body Dementia: How to Manage Hallucinations [Video]

Hallucinations are common among people with Lewy body dementia (LBD). In most cases, being honest about a patient’s hallucinations can help manage their symptoms. Antipsychotic medications may be life-threatening for people with LBD.  Compared to people with Alzheimer’s or vascular dementia, people with Lewy body dementia (LBD) are more likely to experience hallucinations. They may...

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The Best Diet to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Best Diet to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can include pain, stiffness, and swelling which could arise due to inflammation. Research has shown that a joint-friendly diet can help reduce the severity of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Scientists recognize that there is a link between the stomach and inflammation and that certain foods can either reduce or...

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Sleeping Strategies for Night Shift Workers

Sleeping Strategies for Night Shift Workers

Essential workers face potential health problems from working at night or irregular shifts. One reason is that night shifts cause people to go against their natural rhythms by staying awake when your body is programmed to be sleeping. One way of resetting your sleep cycle to optimize your rest is blocking out all the blue...

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How to Overcome Stress Eating

How to Overcome Stress Eating

Most people use food to handle negative emotions and stressful life events. When stress doesn’t let up, food cravings for unhealthy foods are usually triggered, prompting people to overeat and gain weight. Physical inactivity, poor sleep quality, and other unhealthy habits also play a role. Stress eating, also called emotional eating, is an eating pattern...

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10 Warning Signs of Diabetes [Video]

10 Warning Signs of Diabetes [Video]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) considers diabetes as a chronic health condition that affects how the body turns food into energy. The three main types of diabetes include gestational diabetes (diabetes while being pregnant), type 1, and type 2 diabetes. There are different signs and symptoms of diabetes and knowing about them...

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Ease Computer Vision Syndrome with These Tips

Ease Computer Vision Syndrome with These Tips

Prolonged use of digital screens may cause computer vision syndrome. We blink less when using a digital screen. Reducing screen time can treat or prevent computer vision syndrome. If you use a computer often, you’ve likely experienced a type of eye strain called computer vision syndrome.  What is computer vision syndrome? Computer vision syndrome, also...