Posts Tagged ‘Senior’
Adult napples are nobody’s idea of fun, especially not so when you learn that 24% of people over 60 have bladder weakness.
Kegel exercises can do more than prolong sex. Greater muscular control now can halt accidental leakage later. Squeeze your pelvic muscles as if you’re stopping the flow of urine in reps of 10, three times a day.
Experts from the Arthritis Research Campaign say the gnarled finger of osteoarthritis wilt poke one in five of us by 65.
Go swimming: it strengthens joints and reduces cartilage wear. If in doubt, always see the physic.
Men put up with partially torn ligaments. But festering injuries can lead to old-age pain.
Begin by pinching from tips and bottoms of each finger and thumb of both your right hand and left hand. The pressure applied to your fingers should be firm, but not painful. A few seconds for each finger tip will do. Pinch them again, but this time squeezing from side to side.
Vigorously rub back and forth from the base to the tip of each linger & thumb.
Grasp each finger & thumb at its base and pull firmly. Allow your grip to loosen slightly, graduating it from the base to the finger tip until your finger slips out of your grasp completely. Read the rest of this entry »
Lower back pain affects 70% of men over the age of 55. Build core strength now to ensure you’re in the lucky 30% who don’t suffer.
Your piriformis muscle controls hip rotation and is the most common cause of sciatica. Keep it loose with regular stretches: lie on your back with bent knees, Lift your right ankle over your left knee and pull into your chest.
Way 1 : Expand Your Vision
Find a point opposite you, just above eye-level, and keeping your eyes on that point, begin to slowly broaden your field of vision to notice more of what’s on either side of that point, so that, eventually, you’re paying attention to what’s visible in the corners of your eyes.
You should begin to feel your breathing moving lower in your chest, slowing down, becoming deeper. You’ll also feel your facial muscles relaxing. This “peripheral vision” technique activates a part of the nervous system that restores inner calm.
Way 2: Healthy Meal
Complex carbohydrates — whole-wheat, cereals and rye — produce serotonin in the body, which has a effect on the brain’s chemistry. Vitamin B6 is also essential in serotonin production, so eat B6-rich foods — bananas, raisins and sweet potatoes — regularly to give your body the necessary fuel to help soothe you the nutritional way. Read the rest of this entry »