Nobody likes getting old. When we are young girls, we want to grow up as soon as possible. We want to be older, but we don’t want to be old.
As women who have gone through menopause at least a decade ago, we may one day look in the mirror and say, “what happened to my hair?” On my bathroom sink counter, I have a photo of myself at age 40 with my first son, Andrew, and my husband. My hair looks great, as it always did. But gradually, over twenty years of dying with a commercial hair dye containing ammonia, and then not with ammonia, and basically just living through the stresses of balancing a career and family, my hair became thin and brittle.
Back pain is an ailment that affects the majority of people at some point in their life, causing a notable impact on quality of life. In addition, it is a pathology that worsens with age, and according to statistics, affects women to a greater extent.
In my previous article we touched on the many reasons it is important to get strong and stay strong. However many people have a preconceived and over-simplified notion of how to get strong… you go to a gym! But how many people do you know that go to a gym and never make any real change or progress?
Alzheimer’s: Genes or Lifestyle?
The body of evidence points more and more to the great influence of environmental, dietary and lifestyle factors over genetic mutations on the likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases.