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Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms with More Physical Activity

Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms with More Physical Activity

A new study from the University of Michigan shows that everyday physical activity is linked with less severe motor symptoms in Parkinson’s patients. The good news is the activity doesn’t have to include vigorous exercise. Taking your dog for a walk, working in the garden, or going grocery shopping are great examples of ways to
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Prevent and Treat Low Blood Sugar

Prevent and Treat Low Blood Sugar

In a previous post, we discussed the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Here are some great tips for preventing and treating hypoglycemia.   Keep a balance – Try to stay close to your usual schedule of eating, activity, and medicine. If you’re late getting a meal or if you’re more active
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Hypoglycemia – Signs of Low Blood Glucose

Hypoglycemia – Signs of Low Blood Glucose

We often hear and read about diabetes and the symptoms and effects of high blood sugar, known as hyperglycemia. But, diabetics can often struggle with hypoglycemia or low blood glucose counts as well, and it can be just as scary. It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia.   In
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Many Take Painkillers for Months After Knee and Hip Replacements

Many Take Painkillers for Months After Knee and Hip Replacements

A recent study finds many knee and hip replacements patients continue to take powerful prescription painkillers months after their surgery. The findings are a concern because of the rising rates of opioid addiction and overdoses in the United States.   Study authors analyzed data from 574 knee or hip replacement patients. Taking the painkillers before
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The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Research shows that drinking tea can help protect us from serious diseases and improve our overall health. Of course adding sugar, cream, or milk means adding calories and that can negate the health benefits. So keep it simple.   Here are some ways tea consumption can keep you healthy and happy.   Diabetes – Antioxidants
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