Here are the top ten articles for the Geriatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Sing, Sing, Sing
We often think that we should have a great voice to sing, even when we are home by ourselves. Many of us don’t realize the huge benefits of singing or we might consider signing up for lessons, joining a choir, or singing to our favorite CD today! Read all about it here.
2. Worrying Is Not Healthy!
As we age, we may worry more about the future; our health; finances; and more. But excessive, chronic worrying is anything but good for us. Learn here how to fight this syndrome that can cause mental health disorders and negatively affect our overall health.
3. Out of Balance?
As we age, there can be a number of reasons why our balance isn’t what it used to be. We need to test it and improve our equilibrium to avoid falls. Learn how to do both here!
4. Back Surgery Decision Dilemmas
Eighty percent of us experience lower back pain for numerous reasons. Should we opt for surgery? How do we make the best decision? The information in this article is offered to help us make the appropriate choice.
5. Bloating and Gas; Not Funny
Although flatulence has been used as a joke-maker especially with the younger set, those of us who have experienced problems with excess gas know it isn’t funny at all. Learn here about tips made by researchers for dealing with intestinal gas.
6. Be Healthy AND Green!
Most of us don’t worry about our health issues as they pertain to the environment with few exceptions, e.g., high pollution or pollen levels. But there are actions we can take as responsible individuals that will affect our health as well as improving the environment. Take a look!
7. Curing Puffy Eyes
As we age we may notice puffiness and dark circles beginning to form under our eyes. This problem affects our appearance but also may be a sign of some other health issue. Learn the causes and numerous suggested treatments here!
8. Aromatherapy Can Reduce Stress
Aromatherapy reduces stress and anxiety for some with cancer and chronic illnesses and is an alternative therapy used by older adults and others.
Learn more about this treatment method and how it is used to compliment mainstream medical treatments.
9. Managing Holiday Stress
As we get older, whether we are planning to be all alone for the Holidays or headed into an uncomfortable group situation, there is nothing like being prepared. Learn how stay in a positive frame of mind and take control as the holidays approach.
10. Driver Rehabilitation Specialists - Keep Driving
There are an estimated 35 million older drivers and their fitness to operate a vehicle is critical. This article tells us how we can access valuable assistance to keep driving through the use of driver rehab specialists as we encounter certain health impediments.
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