All over the world the aging population increases on a regular basis. The elderly accounts for the populations in the age group from 60 years and above. In most countries, these age groups are either referred to as dependents, those within the retirement age or they are commonly referred to as the aged. Hence, mental health care for the elderly is a topic that needs to be taken seriously.
Keeping a healthy brain is particularly important as we age in years. Just as our bodies wear over time, the brain can lose some of its sharpness, which can cause our memories to decline as well. Although we cannot prevent all of the consequences that come with aging, there are steps we can take to try to buffer our brains and protect them from cognitive decline. Luckily, there is no need to invest in expensive programs to focus on improving your brain health.
You've always heard that "age is just a number" - now we have the science to prove it. Those wrinkles under your eyes are not simply an inevitable part of the aging process. Actually, those unpleasant surprises in the mirror are a result of the decline in your cellular and hormonal functions. Science shows us that your hormones quickly decline after age 30, leading to a variety of changes in your body, including hair loss, saggy skin, and unwanted facial hair.
Bessel Van der Kolk, MD, is the author of The Body Keeps the Score. In this book, Bessel examines the ways that trauma can affect people and how they can recover from past traumatic events. When a person experiences trauma, it will change the wiring in their brain, and this will cause a change in the way that person views their life and everyday situations. Trauma has a negative effect on both the body and mind in a way that will prevent a person affected by trauma from enjoying the present moment.
Live Disease Free to 103 is full of helpful information on how you can become and stay healthy for life. Whether you want to lose weight, prevent diseases, or look younger and live longer, this book is for you! The main goal is to try to live a healthier lifestyle through diet and exercise. Also included in the book are diet plans, tips on what foods to avoid, and other suggestions and solutions to the common problems that the American diet causes.
Cystitis is an inflammation or infection of the bladder. Your bladder feels full even when it isn't, and you may also suffer pain, backache and misery. In the past many women have resigned themselves to being recurrent sufferers, but you need never suffer again. This book explains the causes of cystitis, including the roles of sex, diet, bacteria and candida. It gives emergency advice to help you cope as soon as an attack begins along with information about talking to your doctor.
An estimated six million people in the UK, and an estimated 15 million people in the US, suffer from eczema - a skin condition which makes the skin feel dry, hot and itchy. The often unbearable itchiness means it’s almost impossible not to scratch, which can introduce infection if the skin then becomes broken, raw and bleeding. Although it is neither contagious nor life threatening, eczema can be unsightly.
Did you know that getting on the treadmill can help keep your brain sharp? Or that repeatedly staying up to catch the late show could increase the likelihood of being struck down by dementia? The dozens of choices you make over the course of any average day all add up. Together with your family history, they establish your chances of getting Alzheimer's years from now. No drugs or procedures can cure or even effectively treat Alzheimer's yet.
Plants love to turn toward the light; they stretch for it, and so do we. Light, heat, color, warmth, energy, electrons, biophotons, electricity, and electromagnetism all interact with the water that is in us. In fact, not only do these forces interact with us - they are us! Author Dr. Stephen Thompson, in this groundbreaking book, reveals his findings on the effects of treating a multitude of modern illnesses through the application of light and heat.
"Buy this book for it is truly a miracle worker."
For many American seniors, Medicare coverage will provide the only source of health care coverage. And for those who do have other insurance coverage (e.g. COBRA), it's important to know exactly how Medicare fits into an overall health care plan ... If you don't understand how social security works, you could be missing out on huge benefits. Social Security currently provides benefits to over 50 million people every month in the United States. That means that in one in four households, someone receives social security benefits in one form or another.
"Answers for your retirement"
The real self is not the body or even the mind of man. These things are but parts of his personality, the lesser self. The real self is independent of the body which it inhabits and is even independent of the mechanism of the mind, which it uses as an instrument. The real self is a drop from the divine ocean and is eternal and indestructible. It cannot die or be annihilated, and no matter what becomes of the body, the real self still exists. It is the soul.
This meditation gives those who practice it newfound senses of strength, power and wisdom and a feeling of spiritual exaltation and bliss. The spirit in man, which is the highest manifestation of his soul, is a drop in the ocean of spirit, apparently separate and distinct yet really in touch with the ocean itself and with every other drop in it. As man unfolds in spiritual consciousness, he becomes more and more aware of his relation to the universal spirit, or universal mind, as some term it.
Would you like to feel thin, fit, and full of energy? You are only as old as your dreams, as young as your hopes, as limited as your beliefs about yourself. Now is the very best time of all to open your mind and your heart to live a wonderful life. Learn 21 practical, proven principles and strategies to enjoy life more in your later years. It is never too late to try new things, to develop new habits and tasks, and to achieve new goals. Practice these great health habits - used by all who look good and feel great into their 80s and 90s.
How I Control My Gout! is a personal account of one man who has gout but manages it successfully. Based on his personal experiences, this author gives a candid and realistic approach to treating this painful and debilitating disease. This is a must-hear for those afflicted with this physical ailment. Get advice on diets, medications, more!
It is the depth and relaxation in sleep that counts. This audio track will help you engage in meditation before falling to sleep, as during sleep the man leaves the physical form and goes to superphysical planes, and it is the last train of thought in your mind that determines and conforms you to the special superphysical influence you are to obtain. The physical benefits too shall be great. You will feel more rested in this way, and your sleep will be sounder and more refreshing than otherwise.
Dolphins have always been remarkably friendly and social with humans. They are warm-blooded mammals just like humans. Play is an important part of dolphins' lives, and they often play with seaweed or other dolphins, seabirds and turtles. Dolphins also seem to enjoy riding waves and frequently surf coastal swells. Dolphins are attracted to music and produce unique audible sounds themselves. Many find these dolphin conversations both relaxing and even healing.
Always Hungry? will be both a relief and a revelation to many who struggle with weight. We're not getting fat because we're overeating; we're overeating because we're getting fat. In other words, what makes us constantly hungry, overweight and undernourished is not a lack of willpower but a biological reaction to our present-day diet and lifestyle.
Erectile Dysfunction helps you understand what ED is and what causes it. You'll discover the various types, symptoms, and risk factors of this difficult and embarrassing condition. This book also provides a simple 6-question self-test which can help you determine if your inability to get an erection is a mental or a physical issue.
For the first time ever, Dr. Davis presents a simple 10-day grain detox plan - all the advice and a superb selection of recipes. This audiobook includes an accompanying PDF, complete with 10-day meal plan, recipes, and tips for successfully managing a wheat-free lifestyle. Dr. Davis provides a simple 10-day grain detox plan. With carefully designed meal plans and delicious recipes, you'll have everything you need to fully eliminate wheat and related grains from your diet in just 10 days.
DNA is "life's blueprint", encoding our genetic inheritance for health and life expectancy. Throughout life, DNA reproduces and replaces itself continually. In optimal conditions, DNA copies itself, making perfect reproductions. But as people age and their DNA is gradually damaged by the environment, diet, and physical and emotional stress, the DNA begins to reproduce poorly and ultimately stops reproducing completely. The result is disease and aging. In this groundbreaking book, Vincent Giampapa, MD, presents a radical new theory on how we age.
It Starts With Food outlines a clear, balanced, sustainable plan to change the way you eat forever-and transform your life in profound and unexpected ways. Your success story begins with the Whole30®, Dallas and Melissa Hartwig's powerful 30-day nutritional reset. Since 2009, their underground Whole30 program has quietly led tens of thousands of people to weight loss, enhanced quality of life, and a healthier relationship with food-accompanied by stunning health improvements.
"I loved it! Now I know what all the hype is about"
Combining modern genetic science and evolutionary biology, The Primal Blueprint dispels a number of the myths that modern medicine and conventional wisdom have come to accept as fact. Author Mark Sisson takes the listener on a fascinating journey through human evolution, comparing the life and robust health of our hunter-gatherer ancestors with a day in the life of a modern family - exposing potential health issues that arise from trying to do the right things living in the 21st century.
"AMAZING LIFE STYLE CHOICE"
Though we talk about wanting to age gracefully, the truth is that when it comes to getting older, we’re programmed to dread an inevitable decline: in our health, our looks, our sexual relationships, even the pleasure we take in living life. But as Christiane Northrup, MD, shows us in this profoundly empowering program, we have it in us to make growing older an entirely different experience for both our bodies and our souls.
Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Taubes now revisits the urgent question of what’s making us fat—and how we can change—in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubes’s crucial argument newly accessible to a wider audience.
"Eye opening, life changing book!"
On this powerful audiobook, Louise L. Hay, the world-renowned author and metaphysical teacher, narrates the text of her internationally acclaimed book of the same name. Louise shares her powerful firsthand experiences on the healing path, and explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness.
Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movement diet.
"Human Kinetics Explored & Motivation To Get Moving"
This classic guide to the world’s most successful stop smoking method is all you need to quit up smoking. You can even smoke while you listen. There are no scare tactics, you will not gain weight and stopping will not feel like deprivation. If you want to kick the habit then go for it. Allen Carr has helped millions of people become happy non-smokers.
"So Easy It's Scary"
With case histories and the results of in-depth mind-body research, Dr. Sarno describes how patients recognize the emotional roots of their back pain and sever the connections between mental and physical pain - and how, just by listening to this program, you may start recovering from back pain today!
"Believe the Unbelievable"
We all want to discover the secret to a long and healthy life. But how do you incorporate the secrets of personal wellness into the unique demands of your own schedule? What information would a knowledgeable and compassionate family physician offer someone looking for a reference guide to healthy living? These 36 comprehensive lectures offer you practical and expert advice that allows you to make your own personalized choices about healthy living, as well as ways to apply that knowledge to your lifestyle.
In Eat Move Sleep, Tom Rath delivers an audiobook that will improve your health for years to come. Quietly managing a serious illness for more than 20 years, Tom has assembled a wide range of information on the impact of eating, moving, and sleeping. Written in his classic conversational style, Eat Move Sleepfeatures the most proven and practical ideas from his research. This remarkably quick listen offers advice that is comprehensive yet simple and often counterintuitive but always credible.
"Excellent Daily Motivation to Eat, Move & Sleep"
Are you experiencing physical or emotional symptoms that no one is able to explain? If so, you may be suffering a traumatic reaction to a past event, teaches Levine.
"Somewhat misleading. Unfortunately."
Yoga's popularity is soaring, but its widespread acceptance as an exercise for physical fitness and the recognition of its health benefits have not been matched by an understanding of the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development that the yogic tradition can also offer. In Light on Life, B.K.S. Iyengar explains this new and more complete understanding of the yogic journey.
"Audible, please give us more like this book"
It is estimated that more than 20 million Americans have practiced some form of yoga, yet almost none of them have heard of yoga's early teachers or their insights. While we are familiar with yoga's physical benefits, the original purpose of yoga as a path to inner freedom and enlightenment is embodied by only a few students in the West. Now yoga scholar Georg Feuerstein immerses you in The Lost Teachings of Yoga, the first comprehensive audio curriculum about yoga's original spiritual wisdom and practices.
"Great insightful book"
With the New York Times best-selling Younger Next Year, coauthors Crowley and Lodge showed countless men how to change their lives to achieve peak fitness and live longer, healthier, happier lives. Now they are back with an equally insightful, important, and, at times, downright hilarious version for women.
"Outstanding Guide for Life"
One of the world's leading doctors and best-selling author presents the simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy, and productive life. Dr. Agus believes that our foundation for optimal health begins with the daily habits we keep - and that we can build upon that bedrock with inexpensive, widely accessible drugs that have been proven to work while ditching false promises, such as vitamins and supplements.
"Not worth $10 or 3 hours of your time"
The New York Times best-selling author of Clean offers a groundbreaking program to eliminate minor and major health problems - from extra weight, chronic pain, and allergies to heart disease, inflammation, autoimmune disorders, and depression. All of today's most diagnosed ailments can be traced back to an injured and irritated gut. The gut is an intricate and powerful system naturally designed to protect and heal the body every moment of every day.
A Harvard physician’s scientifically proven method to improve your physical and mental health by optimizing your hormones in your 30s, 40s, and beyond.... Dr. Sara Gottfried refuses to accept the traditional medical thinking that feeling cranky, asexual, tapped out, and sleep-deprived is just part of being female and aging, and that prescription medication will fix all problems. Offering solutions in nonjudgmental and thoughtful language, Dr. Gottfried provides a novel plan based on solid scientific research.
"Great info, super dull to listen to."
Younger Next Year is about how to turn back your biological clock. How to become functionally younger every year for the next five to 10 years, and continue to live with vitality and grace into your 80s and beyond.
In The Chakra System, listeners join Judith in 12 sessions of personal one-on-one guidance to learn how to use the seven chakras, or energy centers, to strengthen and focus their personal power, improve intimate relationships, enhance intuition, and enter into their highest spiritual wisdom.
Wouldn't it be great if you could wake up every morning with an unending reserve of energy? Get a step-by-step guide and toolkit that will spark your life with a jolt of vitality. It's not just a list of "superfoods" or trendy exercises; the course takes a rigorous scientific approach to human vitality. Energy is a limited resource; learn to allocate yours in the best way possible to make the most of each day.
"The Ladie's Room"
Completely updated with the latest research, The Vitamin D Cure tells you all you need to know about this miraculous natural substance - today's best way to heal pain, prevent disease, and improve your mood. We now know that adding vitamin D to your daily regimen can net you unbelievable benefits, from reducing your chances of having certain kinds of cancer to gaining flexibility and youthful exuberance well into your seventies and beyond. And no, a dose of daily sunshine doesn't give you enough!
"Very Good Listening"
While most books focus solely on the role of cholesterol in heart disease, Reverse Heart Disease Now draws on new research that points to the surprising other causes. Two leading cardiologists draw on their collective 50 years of clinical cardiology research to show you how to combine the benefits of modern medicine, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, and simple lifestyle changes to have a healthy heart.
No one can avoid gray hair and wrinkles, but what about preventing the brain from aging? Dr. Eric Braverman, "America's Brain Doctor" and best-selling author has created a simple, science-based plan that can help prevent the worst mental side effects of aging: memory loss, cognitive decline, and mood changes.
In Rethinking Aging, Nortin M. Hadler examines health-care choices offered to aging Americans and argues that too often the choices serve to profit the provider rather than benefit the recipient, leading to the medicalization of everyday ailments and blatant overtreatment. Rethinking Aging forewarns and arms listeners with evidence-based insights that facilitate health-promoting decision making.
Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD, is one today's foremost authorities on health and skincare, and his philosophies have helped men and women around the world look and feel as young and healthy as possible. With The Water Secret, Dr. Murad shares a new, scientifically proven strategy, cultivated over years of practice and treating over 50,000 patients, to help you look and feel better from the inside out.
"A Must Listen!"
In this groundbreaking new book, a Harvard-trained neurologist shows how you can attain lifelong mental fitness. Utilizing the latest breakthroughs in research, Dr. Jeff Victoroff has developed a definitive, life-changing plan that provides you with the powerful, scientifically based methods you need to protect your brain from aging and memory loss. Starting today, you too can save your brain.
More than 78 million American adults are nearing the age when unexpected aches and pains, weight gains, sudden illnesses, and confusing mental changes begin to occur. As children, our questions about how our bodies will change are met with knowledge and patience - anything to make the transition as seamless as possible. But at 50 or 60, there’s no one to help us figure out whether the changes we’re experiencing are a cause for concern or just a normal part of aging. Is This Normal? is a guidebook that focuses on putting this generation at ease by answering their most common questions.
In this age of lunchtime lifts, wrinkle-erasing injections, furrow fillers, and lip plumpers, there’s no question that anyone who aims to look younger easily can. But Lauren Kessler wants something more than to follow the cosmetic path to youthfulness. She wants to live with energy, stamina, vitality, resilience, and health for a very, very long time. Her goal: to reverse her biological age from the inside out.
If you are a woman in your late 30s or 40s and are experiencing mood swings, free-floating anxiety, memory lapses, inability to concentrate, sleep disturbances...it is not all in your head, and you are not alone.This compassionate and comprehensive book covers everything you need to know about perimenopause - the changes that occur in the decade before menopause.
Despite the rosy picture painted in the ads of a miracle cure for high cholesterol and its attendant heart disease, the reality of taking statins may be far less pretty. Dr. Barbara H. Roberts, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, discusses both the benefits and health risks of these popular drugs in this comprehensive guide that finally reveals the questionable science behind the research studies. This honest, patient-friendly appraisal of the most widely used medications in the world may shock you, but it may also save your life.
"WOW! Listen to what Dr. Roberts has to say!"
Many doctors overlook the seemingly inexplicable tragedies and recoveries that happen in hospitals every day, opting to view them simply as aberrations from the medical norm. In this book, Dr. Marc Siegel draws from his decades of experience treating patients and explores the sometimes miraculous effects that the spirit and emotion can have on disease and healing. The inner pulse is the essence that links the soul to the mind and body, the marker that predicts whether a person's life force is fading.
Ultimately, Hadler's insights illustrate how the state of the science can and should inform the art and practice of medicine as well as public policy. Stabbed in the Back will arm any reader with the insights necessary to make informed decisions when confronting the next episode of low back pain.
"It's all in your head."