180121 Prostate Problems 3/3

PSA Testing Until recently, many doctors encouraged yearly PSA testing for all men beginning at age 50, or even earlier for men at high risk of prostate cancer. As doctors have learned more about the benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening, they have begun to caution against annual PSA testing. Talk with your doctor about what is best for you.

150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two

150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two Here is a short, perhaps, depressing list of a few of the things that happen as we get older. Take heart though because, to a certain extent, mitigation of some of these issues helps, so don’t give up hope just … Continue reading 150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two

140121 Tips for wearing a face mask and glasses with hearing aids

If you wear glasses, use hearing aids, and during this COVID-19 pandemic, also wear a mask, this piece is for you! This is longer than the normal one from me, but it is highly informative and I urge you to read it through to make the day easier when combining all three of the aforementioned articles.

110121 Prostate Problems 2/3

See your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms: Frequent urge to urinate Need to get up many times during the night to urinate Blood in urine or semen Pain or burning urination Painful ejaculation Frequent pain or stiffness in lower back, hips, pelvic or rectal area, or upper thighs Dribbling of urine

080121 Concepts of strength training theory

Strength training is a part of the larger field of training knowledge, i.e. the science of training. This broader view encompasses not only the strength aspects, but also includes other major principle components of athleticism such as agility, balance, coordination, endurance, flexibility, speed, sport technique, and periodization. In the following paragraphs will be brief explanations of the terms that are usually associated with training in general and strength training.

010121 Reality check to start out the year

I thought I would take a different approach as it pertains to your health by explaining to you that whether you like it or not, your vehicle/car will always likely get most of your undivided attention. As long as I can remember, I have always compared me/us to a car. Yes, that is correct and, as you keep reading, you will find out why I am not that far off.

281220 How the Aging Brain Affects Thinking

Despite the changes in cognition that may come with age, older adults can still do many of the things they have enjoyed their whole lives. Research shows that older adults can still: • Learn new skills • Form new memories • Improve vocabulary and language skills

Sex and sexuality later in your life

Here we look at our options for sex as we age. Disease, obesity, lack of interest on your partners part, surgeries, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease…all contribute a less than desirable sex life as we age. There are, or may be, things we can do to stay sexually healthy. I hope to offer leading experts opinions … Continue reading Sex and sexuality later in your life