Mom’s advice to eat your vegetables and get a well-rounded diet doesn’t get any less relevant as you get older. As you age, eating right continues to play a vital role in whether or not you will enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. However, eating right for your age may mean making some adjustments in your eating habits.
Chronic illness takes its toll in many ways, including decreased quality of life and increased mortality. But while the suffering of patients is well known, the effect such illness has on caregivers can be just as crippling, and even deadly.
Over-the-counter medications can be an effective and relatively inexpensive way to reduce pain, get a good night’s sleep, and be more productive. But because they’re available easily without a prescription, many people may mistakenly believe that taking them contains no risk.