No matter how careful we try to be with our own personal safety, at some time in our lives we will all have to deal with a serious personal injury. These injuries can happen in a car accident or slipping on an icy sidewalk, or even in the ostensible safety of our own homes. As a matter of fact, according to statistics from the National Safety Council, a majority of accidents resulting in serious personal injuries actually do occur to persons at home.
The average commute time is anywhere from 22 minutes to 26 minutes. Working professionals who are fortunate enough to have a small commute do not have to worry about going to and from work. However, there is a large number of people who drive over 30 minutes or 60 minutes to work each day. If you are driving a longer amount every day, it could have devastating effects on your health. Here are some of the negative effects of driving over 2 hours each day.
We’d all love to have six-pack abs, do hand-stand push-ups, and own a “beach body”, but we have to get real with our commitment. There’s a good reason why we’re so easily swayed into attempting exercise programs far outside our abilities: great marketing.
How many times have you heard about foods that fight facial wrinkles? Is it true? Think about this. How much are you spending on maintaining your anti-aging regimen now to help you protect and correct the damage on your aging skin? Now, how much do you spend weekly or monthly on healthy, skin-friendly foods? When you see a wide gap, you’re not investing your money well.
Arthritis of the knee usually begins to show up in people over the age of fifty. This can happen due to excessive physical activity caused by participating in sports, constant usage of the knee while on the job by lifting, bending, and climbing, and by stress on the joints via excessive weight gain or as a result of an injury.
The good news is that there are many non-invasive treatments available. In the more serious, advanced cases like bone on bone knee arthritis, surgery may prove the best option.
When your loved ones ages, they may begin to have special needs that make it hard for them to care for themselves. They may develop cognitive issues that make it hard for them to make decisions or that make them prone to wandering away from the home. Or they may develop mobility issues that make it hard for them to maintain their balance or even to walk from room to room. When this happens, they may end up needing special care or monitoring to ensure that they stay safe.