Did you know COVID during pregnancy poses an elevated risk of severe complications? Maternal severe illness, ICU admissions, mechanical ventilation, and even the unthinkable death. The stakes are high, especially for those with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, obesity, increasing age, and cardiovascular disease. Now, here’s the game-changer: COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. A goldmine…
Good NEWS—Weight loss drug Ozempic -called Wegovy in Canada -can reduce heart attacks and cardiovascular disease by as much as 20%. Evidence that weight loss can reduce health risks. Originally approved for people with diabetes, the drug’s off-label use has quickly become a popular weight loss drug. Listen here for more info on Ozempic/Wegovy in…
According to the US National Institute of Health study on Drug Use/Abuse in the past five years.While binge drinking has generally declined among younger adults, adults 35-50 reported the highest prevalence of binge drinking in this age group. Listen here for more info on this study and healthy aging tips.
RSV is a contagious virus that affects the respiratory system with flu-like symptoms. If you are over 60, Immunocompromised, or have a child under 1 years old, RSV shots are available. Listen here about RSV on my weekly healthy aging tips on ZoomerRadio with Marilyn Wetston AM 740
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Asthma. Is today’s poor air quality making it harder to breathe? You may have #asthma. Smoke, smog, moulds, chemicals, pets, cold weather often triggers #asthmaattacks. If you are having difficulty breathing talk with your doc. medication can help. More of my healthy aging tips #sat #zoomeradio #marilynweston #healthyaging. #FAWP Listen Here: What is asthma? What…
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Dr. Brown’s Healthy Aging Tip
Healthy Aging Tip–Health checks and medical screening tests become more important as we age. Here are the essential tests to consider at 50. Cancer: Colonoscopy, Mammogram & Pap Test. Others Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Hearing, Eye Exam, Skin. Listen here for more info