Taking a mindfulness meditation course may be as effective at reducing anxiety as medication. A new study in JAMA Psychiatry indicates that both groups -those on a common anti-anxiety drug or those using mindful meditation reduced anxiety by 20% There was no difference. It means that a meditation program could be prescribed in lieu of medication for patients who experience severe side effects or have allergies to anti-anxiety medications.
Yes, for certain ppl a 4th booster is advisable. Those who are
70+, Immunocompromised, underlying chronic diseases. Its boosts your protection as your immunity wanes.
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Your child may already have received a meningitis vaccine when they were younger. But that doesn’t mean they are protected against Meningitis B. The meningitis vaccine most people receive covers meningitis groups ACWY but not B. The vaccine was not available until 2014. MemB can cause an infection of the membrane that surrounds the spinal cord and brain. It can also cause septicemia, a serious infection of the bloodstream. It is not a regularly covered vaccine Suggested for 16-23-year-olds. Check with your doc.
Follow the MIND Diet to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s. It’s believed to protect the brain from inflammation and lower the rate of the disease by as much as 53%! The diet focuses on lots of veg, legumes, whole grains, fruits, and nuts, Wine too! What to eat? Learn More
Moderna’s Bivalent vaccine combines and targets the original SARS-CoV-2 virus from 2019 and the Omicron (BA.) the prevalent virus today. I highly recommend that you get the booster this fall. Studies have shone the vaccine greatly reduces the severity of the illness. More here and on Zoomerradio with Marilyn Wetston every Saturday morning at 8 am.
Blood Pressure measures the pressure inside your arteries as it beats. The top number (systolic) is blood flow pressure when the heart contracts, bottom number (diastolic) is the pressure between heartbeats. 120 over 80 is normal. More Healthy Aging Tips #sat w/marilynwetston #zoomereradio AM740
Sneeze/cough into your elbow, wash hands and sanitize, wear a mask in crowded places indoors, and spend more time outdoors.
Personalized medicine uses an individual’s genetic profile to guide decisions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Knowledge of a patient’s genetic profile can help doctors select the proper medication or therapy and administer it using the proper dose or regimen. In this podcast, I go into detail about the exciting developments in Genomics and Personalized medicine and how it is being used.
Hair loss over 40. Why and What you can do about it.
Iron Deficiency Anemia means you don’t have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to other parts of your body.
You may feel tired, dizzy, or experience shortness of breath. Every Saturday morning on AM 740 #zoomerradio w/ @marilynwetston, I offer
Healthy Aging Tips-Learn how to overcome Iron Deficiency Anemia.
Chronic stress can wreak havoc on your mind and body. You likely face many daily demands, such as taking on a huge workload, paying the bills, and taking care of your family. As a result, you may feel as if you’re constantly under attack. But you can fight back. You don’t have to let stress control your life. Learn to say NO to say YES to yourself & How to Combat STRESS. More Healthy Aging Tips every #Saturday Am at #zoomerradio w/ @ marilynwetston AM740.
Studies show that people who have close connections as they age not only live longer but also cope better and are less likely to get depressed. So try new things, keep up with friends and family walk to the neighborhood coffee place, volunteer, and keep active. More of my #HealthyAging Tips every #Saturday w/ @marilynwetston AM740
Dr. Brown’s Healthy Aging Tip of the Week on ZoomerRadio AM 740
Dr. Brown’s weekly tip on AM 740 Zoomer Radio Every Saturday at 8 am.
Dr. Brown’s Healthy Aging Tips. Every Saturday at 8 am on Zoomer Radio AM 740 w/Marilyn Wetston
From A Woman’s Perspective
70% of all new Alzheimers cases are women. More study on women’s brains is needed. Here’s why.
How to get a good nights sleep! Why your circadian rhythm is important.