How To Prevent Age-Related Disease and Illness
- Arthritis and Bone Trouble (10)
- Cancer and Aging (12)
- Depression and Emotions (3)
- Diabetes and Health Aging (12)
- Healthy Heart Aging (23)
- High Blood Pressure (60)
- Obesity and Longevity (16)
- Optimize Medical Care (25)
- Prevent Dementia (8)
- Prostate Cancer (6)
Age-related diseases are illnesses and conditions that occur more frequently as people age. Learn which problems are more common as you get older, and how to avoid them.
Symptoms of Pneumonia in the Elderly
It is important to recognize the symptoms of pneumonia in the elderly, so that you can seek medical attention as soon as possible.
Symptoms of Sepsis in the Elderly
Sepsis is a response to a systemic infection. It is much more common in elderly people. It is an extremely dangerous condition and requires immediate medical attention.
Walking Pneumonia in Older Adults
Walking pneumonia has much milder symptoms than other types of pneumonia. It is also more common in younger people, which may lead to delayed diagnosis in older people.
Find out how aging can affect your teeth.
Evidence That People CAN Quit Smoking
Almost half of older Americans have smoked in their lives, but the majority of them were able to quit. Learn some of the factors of success of quitting for older people.
Launching a Longitudinal Study
Thanks to long-term longitudinal studies, we learn more about how diseases like diabetes, stroke and cancer can be avoided. Find out how longitudinal studies are designed to help answer these questions.
Nature and Longevity
A growing body of research suggests that getting outside is good for your mental and physical wellbeing. Find out how being in nature might help you avoid stress, depression, even cardiovascular disease.
Cortisol and Longevity
Find out how the stress hormone cortisol can affect your longevity.
NeilMed Sinugator Review
Nasal irrigation and other non-drug treatments can be much more effective against sinus infections than antibiotics or decongestants. See what the Longevity guide thinks of the NeilMed Sinugator nasal irrigation device, and what it can do to prevent, and treat, colds and allergies.
Waterpik’s SinuSense Water Pulsator for Nasal Irrigation
Nasal irrigation can be an effective, non-drug way to get rid of sinus congestion and even help prevent sinus infections. Find out how the Waterpik SinuSense Water Pulsator can help.
Do I Need Antibiotics for a Sinus Infection?
Sinus infections may be more common as we age, but are antibiotics the answer? Find out what new guidelines for physicians are recommending to ease this painful condition.
What is Skin Aging?
Skin ages in two ways, characterized by intrinsic or chronological aging, and as a result of repeated sun exposure. Find out which changes can be avoided, and which cannot.
10 Things to Stop Doing if You Want to Live Longer
Find out which lifestyle behaviors to stop -- and which behaviors to adopt -- if you want to live longer.
How Age Affects Your Body
Find out the many ways age affects your body, and what you can do to prevent loss of function in your bodily systems as you get older.
How Your Body Shape Changes With Age
Age, hormonal changes, and shifts in fat distribution can all cause our bodes to change shape over time. Find out how you can keep your body healthy, and looking younger.
Get a Handle on Metabolic Syndrome
Metabolic syndrome (also called syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome) is a collection of risk factors for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Early diagnosis and treatment of metabolic syndrome can reduce the risk of heart attacks, stroke and diabetes. Start with exercise and healthy eating and be sure to follow any orders from your doctor.
How to Live Longer for Men
Learn the top 5 causes of death for men, like heart disease and cancer, and how to prevent them.
How to Live Longer for Women
Understand the top 5 causes of death for women, including heart disease and cancer, and how you can prevent them.
How To Cope With Dry, Cracked Hands
Skin gets thinner and drier as we age, and painful, cracked hands can develop during the winter months. Find out how you can prevent, and treat, dry, red, and chapped fingers and hands.