Brain Health Information
These “Brain Health” suggestions were posted at a recent presentation given by Dr. Majid Fotuhi, regarding points about growing your brain. He noted that we can “grow” our brain at any age (and hopefully postpone Alzheimers Disease). He has written a book called Boost Your Brain.
Our bodies need fat to absorb fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), for energy and to help our bodies function efficiently. Some foods in the body are converted to fat (mostly from higher calorie intake) for storage when we need more energy.
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Diabetes has been labeled the global health epidemic of the 21st century. While type 1 diabetes can’t be prevented, the good news is that there are many ways you can take action and decrease your risks of developing type 2 diabetes.
Learn more about the symptoms of a heart attack and what to do if you witness it. There are ways to prevent heart issues and taking action now is can reduce the risk of a heart attack.
Oral pain, missing teeth or oral infections can influence the way a person speaks, eats and socializes. There are many oral health problems that can reduce a person's quality of life, thereby affecting their physical, mental and social well-being. Learn more about how you can prevent these problems.
Signs of a Stroke
A common concern as we age is that it potentially increases our risk of us or our friends having a stroke. The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation has information on what to watch for in ourselves or others.
Monitoring your blood pressure at home
The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation has good advice on how to take your blood pressure at home using a blood pressure monitor you have purchased.