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Putnam Ridge Health Tips

Sugar Drinks Are Bad For You: What You Need To Know

Sugar drinks are bad for you. Indeed, too much sugar in any kind of food is a recipe for weight gain, diabetes, chronic obesity and heart problems. And, high sugar levels can also ruin your teeth. Let’s focus on the effects of sugar drinks on your health.   Recently, the…...

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Hearing Loss Can Be Avoided, Here’s What You Need To Know

Hearing loss can occur naturally as part of the aging process. We all have senior citizen relatives and acquaintances that have some amount of hearing loss. Hearing loss in general is extremely common as we age: Roughly 1 in 3 adults between the ages of 65 and 74 has such…...

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Vascepa, New Heart Medication Proving Its Effectiveness

Vascepa, is the hot new heart drug on the market that has grabbed everyone’s attention. The reason: Vascepa cuts the risk of a patient’s first major heart attack or stroke, by 25%.   In addition, this wonder drug reduces the risk of a second heart attack or stroke by 32%,…...

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Alzheimer’s Association Recommends Seniors Get Cognitive Abilities Test

The Alzheimer’s Association has come out with a strong recommendation to senior citizens; get a cognitive assessment test. The best time, of course, is when a senior goes to the doctor for a physical check up. But the statistics on this are abysmal. Only 28% of older adults have ever…...

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Cognitive Decline In Senior Citizens Linked To Hearing Loss, Dementia

Cognitive decline in senior citizens is linked to hearing loss and dementia, a new study reports. Early intervention may reverse some of the decline and improve the quality of life. Researchers at Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital were the lead investigators on this study.    These scientists analyzed…...

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Sleeping Well For 7-8 Hours A Night Can Reduce Your Chronic Pain

Sleeping well consistently can reduce chronic pain, a new study shows. New research by scientists at the University of California, Berkley, shows that sleep deprivation blocks the brain’s natural ability to relieve pain. Indeed, there may be a link between sleep deprivation, chronic pain, and opioid addiction. The statistics are…...

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Hypertension Kills, Several Tips For You To Stay Healthy

Hypertension kills. If left untreated, it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. According to Centers For Disease Control (CDC), hypertension is among the leading causes of death in the United States. Statistically, about 75 million American adults (32%) suffer have high blood pressure. That’s an astounding 1 in every…...

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Flu Activity Is On The Rise This Winter, Get Vaccinated

Flu activity is on the rise this winter here in the United States. To date, an estimated 6 to 7 million people have come down with the flu. Last year, according to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), a total of  80,000 people died of the flu, the highest total…...

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Phosphate Might Be The Reason You’re Too Tired To Exercise

Phosphate in the form of inorganic phosphate is a food additive found in many of our foods. It is a particle derived from phosphorus, a mineral that the body needs to build and repair bones and teeth, help nerves function, and make muscles contract. Manufacturers add phosphate to food in order to…...

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Alcohol Abstinence For One Month Dramatically Improves Your Health

Alcohol abstinence for just one month will dramatically improve your health, a recent study shows. Hard to believe a dramatic improvement can occur in just one short month, but the data says, it happened. And it can happen for you as well. All you need is just a little bit…...

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