Disease Prevention

Prevention is Better than Cure



By Mary Treacy
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Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it........Voltaire

Disease prevention is the best stratagy to combat age-related illness and to stay youthful and healthy as we age. Unhealthy lifestyles can cause serious illnesses, most of which are easily preventable

In this section of the website you can read about how age-related conditions develop, what their symptoms are, and what changes you can make to your life to protect yourself from the ravages of time. This page also contains links to articles about these life-style changes and the benefits they can bring. The section is constantly under construction. More links will be added regularly, so check back from time to time to see what you can learn.

Knowledge is Power! Use it to reach your full potential and make the Autumn of your life, the best years ever. Life-style changes can be difficult to make, but the benefits far outweigh the effort. You will begin to feel strong, powerful and rediscover the energy and "joie-de-vive" of your youth.

Age-related Conditions

disease prevention should be one of the aims of any health aging program and should include attention to diet and regular exercise

ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE

AMD or AMRD

ARTERIOSLEROSIS

CANCER & AGING

CATARACTS

CHOLESTEROL

COLDS AND FLU

DIABETES

DEMENTIA

DEPRESSION

DRY EYE SYNDROME

FIBROMYALGIA

GLAUCOMA

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

HAIR LOSS

HERNIATED DISC

INCONTINENCE

OSTEOARTHRITIS

OSTEOPOROSIS

STROKE

Female Specific Conditions

PERI-MENOPAUSE

MENOPAUSE

Male Specific Conditions

ENLARGED PROSTATE



Links to Partner Sites about Prevention

HEART ATTACK

STROKE


Things You Can Do


The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results......Anthony Robbins


smoking is bad for the health and therefore has been banned in enclosed public places, such as resaurants, in many countries

DRINK PLENTY OF WATER

LOSE WEIGHT SAFELY

EAT HEALTHILY

AVOID TRANS FATS

LIMIT ALCOHOL INTAKE

QUIT SMOKING

GET ENOUGH SLEEP

REDUCE YOUR SALT INTAKE

CUT DOWN YOUR SUGAR INTAKE

EXERCISE TO STAY
FIT AND HEALTHY

FIND OUT IF YOU HAVE
TOO MUCH BELLY FAT

REDUCE STRESS

PREVENT CONSTIPATION


A Word of Warning

This site intends to help you Age Well. It will give information on disease prevention and how you can combat early aging, giving tips on how you can slow down the aging process naturally. It gives advice on how you can knock years off your actual age so that you both look and feel good, while also keeping your mind alert. It also makes suggestions about how to quit habits which damage and age your body and can also affect your brain.

This particular page has links to background information on age-related diseases and give you disease prevention strategies so that you can enjoy your golden years free from too many restrictions and the financial restraints which these illnesses can cause.

Although the web is a fantastic resource for finding out as much as possible about different illnesses, remember that this advice cannot replace the diagnosis of a doctor who has studied medicine for many years and has the practical experience to analyse the different symptoms.

Always consult a doctor if you are worried about your health.

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Author of this article, Mary Treacy, Contributing Editor Mary Treacy is the founder and contributing editor of age-well.org. She has over thirty years of experience working with non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), mainly business associations, and is an experienced writer in many sectors including co-operatives, agriculture, commmerce, housing, insurance, banking and health. You can find her on Google + and Twitter.


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