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Avoid Foods That Can Trigger Bladder Control Issues

Lifestyle choices such as smoking, physical activity, the amount of fluids consumed, and even the foods you eat may have an effect on your, especially if you are currently managing bladder control issues. Let’s look at some common foods that are known to irritate the bladder. The effect of each of the foods discussed below will vary person to person:...

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Bladder Control Issues Affect Women Celebrities Too

Bladder control issues affect more than 25 million Americans including celebrities of different age and gender. This is a story about how bladder control issues affect women celebrities. Famous women like Kris Jenner, Marie Osmond, Whoopi Goldberg and Debbie ReynoldsNow are a few of examples who have spoken out about their own bladder control concerns so that others will see...

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Vitamin D Plays A Role in Bladder Health

We’ve been hearing a lot in the press lately about vitamin D. You probably know it plays an important role in bone health because it facilitates calcium absorption. Vitamin D also impacts heart health, immune health, mood, and normal healthy blood sugar. New researches support that Vitamin D plays a role in bladder health as well. When we take in...

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Frequent Nighttime Urination and One of It’s Hidden Causes: Anti-Diuretic Hormone

Frequent nighttime urination are common to many people. Studies have shown that for both men and women 50 years and older, the average number for nighttime urination is three times and this number tends to increase as people get older. At the recent American Urology Association Annual Meeting in Washington DC, Dr. Jeffrey R. Weiss, MD, Professor and Chair at...

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Senior Sleep Problems

“Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”   English Dramatist  Thomas Decker As people age they tend to have a harder time falling asleep and more trouble staying asleep then they did during younger years.  According to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), senior sleep problems have been reported by more than 40% seniors for being less...

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The Benefits of Exercise for Mature Adults

We all know that physical activity and regular exercise is good for us.  In fact, even light or moderate activity can be the healthiest thing you can do for yourself even as an older adult.  Regular physical activity is important to the physical and mental health of healthy mature adults.  The National institute for Heath suggests therefore that older adults...

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Benefits of Staying Active through Volunteerism

Seniors who volunteer are happily creating a “win-win” situation in their neighborhood and in their lives. Volunteers make a huge difference every day at local churches, community centers, schools, libraries, and health care organizations.  Community service organizations thrive when they engage the services of seniors specifically by reducing costs with the donated time of the seniors.That altruistic act of volunteering...

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Importance of Intimacy for Mature Adults

Comedian  and nonagenarian George Burns quipped that “you can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” The stereotypical vision of baby boomers would have us all believing that seniors are quietly playing Bingo or shuffling along at the nursing home – waiting for their last days. This could not be further from the truth.  The National Council...

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Bathroom Safety – Older Adults

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the statistics for in home falls are alarming! Every 17 seconds an older adult is treated in a hospital for an injury related to a fall Falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults More than one-third of adults 65 and older fall each year Greater than 20% of all falls...

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