We all know that once we hit that magical age of 40, our bodies seem to slow down and looking after yourself can become tricky.
Keeping healthy plays a big part in my life and good nutrition is crucial. But I also can’t emphasise enough how important a good vitamin regime is, especially as there are so many key nutrients that are important for good health.
Osteoarthritis is the term used to refer to degenerative changes within a joint including loss of cartilage and changes in bone mass. This “wear and tear” within the joint can result in a variety of symptoms including loss of joint mobility, pain, joint stiffness and inflammation.
As we age our brain and nervous system function can begin to decline. Short and long term memory loss, poor concentration, mood disorders and even early onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can all be attributed to poor nervous system health. These symptoms not only affect our brain function but can be incredibly frustrating and affect our quality of life. Looking after your nervous system is therefore one of the most important preventative measures you can take to look after your long term health.
With so many unhealthy influences in today’s world from alcohol to fast foods, it is now harder than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle. While there are hundreds of ways for you to stay healthy and fight off many of those negative influences, it’s hard to stay committed as we often struggle to find the time. But there are some simple changes you can implement, which will have a dramatic effect on your health and wellbeing.
We have narrowed these down into 3 simple changes to improve your health and feel better about yourself.
In our modern lives, stress is a common characteristic experienced by everyone. Factors such as job pressure and changes to your emotions often cause us to experience stress for long periods. Experiencing long periods of stress can often lead to serious health issues both physically and mentally. Chronic stress has even been strongly linked to disease development.
In the UK about 2.7million people have coronary heart disease (CHD) and it is the nation’s number one cause of death. CHD occurs when the blood supply to the heart is reduced because the heart’s arteries become too narrow or blocked. A gradual build up of fat deposits and high levels of blood glucose inside the coronary arteries are the cause of blocked arteries and these blockages interfere with the normal flow of blood to and from the heart.