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Sport for the Elder - Physical Fitness Prevents Injuries

Sport for the Elder - Physical Fitness Prevents Injuries

Always on the move, physically fit and mentally active - everyone dreams of being able to enjoy life even in old age. But if you want to stay fit, you have to train your strength and endurance regularly. "As you get older, climbing stairs becomes more and more arduous, and your shopping bag seems to be heavier

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Is Senf really stupid?

Is Senf really stupid?

Mustard is not the same mustard. It is burning hot, mild or sweet, flavored with herbs, spices or fruits. Numerous mustard specialties now enrich the culinary offer. History of mustard The mustard, which is also called "inconspicuous flowering weed" and is native to the Mediterranean, was already known in antiquity as a medicinal and spice plant

Sexuality in and after menopause

Sexuality in and after menopause

Sexuality in old age, especially the sex life of older women, is a taboo subject in our eternal youth society. Many women experience aging with a continuous sexual devaluation, which is accompanied by concerns about their own attractiveness, decreasing efficiency, various illnesses and complaints. In addition, women are influenced by the social "double standard of aging", which means that women, unlike men, are previously perceived as unattractive, old and asexual

Nutrition in gestational diabetes

Nutrition in gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes, as the term implies, is diabetes that only occurs during pregnancy. He usually disappears with the birth of the child. Nevertheless, it must be taken into account and can be managed well through a conscious and healthy diet. Often even a change in diet is enough to remedy diabetes during pregnancy

Pressure ulcers: causes, diagnosis, treatment

Pressure ulcers: causes, diagnosis, treatment

Decubitus is a nutritional disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue. It is caused by prolonged pressure and compression of blood vessels. It may come to the death of the skin and infections. Bedridden people are often affected, but there are other causes as well. Causes of pressure ulcers The most common type of pressure ulcer is bed rest

Protein drinks by Dr. med.  Ulrich Strunz

Protein drinks by Dr. med. Ulrich Strunz

Bestselling author Dr. Ulrich Strunz claims: If you want to lose weight, you can still eat more. In his new book "Die diet" he promises less pounds and more love of life - with the right balance of vital nutrients, protein and exercise. Obesity is for Dr. med. Strunz a sign of lack. It lacks the building blocks that boost fat loss: protein and amino acids

Sleep Disorders: Causes and Treatment

Sleep Disorders: Causes and Treatment

Sleep is important for our physical and mental recovery. But sleeping properly is - as it seems - an art: For almost 8 million Germans, the nocturnal rest is a torment. Overall, physicians distinguish 88 forms of sleep disorders, with sleep disorders being the most common. Sleep is like a kind of "stand by function" of the television, in which breathing, circulation and metabolic functions are reduced

5 tips against the November blues

5 tips against the November blues

The days are getting shorter and the evenings longer - the dark season has begun. The darker the days, the miserable is the mood for many people. The phenomenon can be explained easily: If light is missing, our mood goes into the cellar. The seasons and the weather can not be changed, but with small tricks can be tricked the mood low

Nutrition in case of artificial intestinal output

Nutrition in case of artificial intestinal output

An estimated 100, 000 people in Germany live with an artificial intestinal outlet (stoma or anus praeter). If a stoma is required, those affected must adapt to a completely new situation. Questions about the daily handling of the artificial exit come up. Especially the diet plays a big role. No stoma diet How the time passes after the operation is quite different - depending on age and individual response, condition and type of intervention

Eczema - development

Eczema - development

Itching dry skin, sore spots, dandruff and the feeling of being at the mercy of his skin - eczema has increased dramatically in recent decades, with almost every 10th child showing signs of inflammatory skin disease. What is eczema? Eczema is an inflammatory skin disease with severe itching. It is also referred to as endogenous eczema and atopic dermatitis

Bent over!  What to do?

Bent over! What to do?

During sports or in everyday life, it can happen once that you bend over with your foot. Often a strong swelling of the ankle and pain during movement are the result. Partly it also leads to a bluish discoloration of the foot. If such symptoms occur after kinking, a ligament stretch or even a ligament tear can be the cause