Friday, May 1, 2015

Tips for Exercising With Nerve Pain

Diabetes & Exercise: Avoid Nerve Pain, Improve Balance

Control Your Diabetes for LifeSlow or Prevent Diabetes Nerve Damage

Stick with your exercise plan, and it may help control diabetes-related nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy). In one study, people who took a brisk 1-hour walk on a treadmill four times a week slowed how quickly their nerve damage worsened. The key is to make exercise a regular part of your life. If you’re not active now, talk with your doctor to see what type of exercise is right for you. Read more...


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Reducing the Embarrassment of Incontinence

Don’t let fear of bladder accidents keep you from an active life filled with work, friends, and family. Incontinence is not a normal part of aging, nor is it something you just have to live with. There are plenty of things you can do. The sooner you call your doctor, the faster you can get treated.

First Steps

It’s not easy to talk about incontinence. That’s why women wait, on average, 6 years before they get help. Take the first step and call your doctor. He might refer you to a urologist, gynecologist, or urogynecologist who treats urinary conditions. At your first visit, ask if your diet, health conditions, or medications could be causing the problem.

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar | GoldenEraMart Health Junction

Too much sugar can lead to
extra pounds, and that’s bad for your health. So, look on the
ingredient label for the sugar content of your favorite marinara or
Alfredo before planning your meal. 

Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar | GoldenEraMart Health Junction

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Incontinence Hygiene – How to Stay Comfortable and Dry

incontinenceIf you’re suffering from incontinence, you’re likely to think of it as being inconvenient and embarrassing, but we also need to think in terms of our health. Having urine trapped against the skin can create many problems, including skin irritation and infection. This is why incontinence hygiene is important, whether you face incontinence, or whether you care for a loved one who is afflicted with incontinence. Read more: GoldenEraMart-Health-Junction    

Friday, October 31, 2014

Diabetes Complications: Eye Problems and Blindness | GoldenEraMart Health Junction

Diabetes can increase the
risk of eye problems. Your blood sugar (glucose) levels may be high
because your body can’t make or use insulin properly. Too much blood
sugar can build up, damaging nerves and blood vessels in the body. When
the damage happens in the blood vessels in the eyes, this can lead to
vision loss or blindness. Anyone with diabetes is at risk, so it’s
important to get routine eye exams.


Diabetes Complications: Eye Problems and Blindness | GoldenEraMart Health Junction