a Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School, presents clear strategies for giving yourself greater protection against age-related illnesses. It shows you how to minimize potentially disabling disorders; how to boost your physical, mental, and sexual energy; and how to fortify your ability to remain active, alert, involved, and independent.
The report distills today's latest medical findings into practical recommendations that you can incorporate into your daily life to give your body and mind the attention they need and deserve.
You’ll be briefed on seven ways to reduce your risk of heart disease, the surprising (and avoidable) lung cancer risk factor that has nothing to do with smoking, effective approaches for overcoming depression and anxiety, and a daily habit that lessens the risk of breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.
Women’s Health: Fifty and Forward shows how you can manage, treat, and even prevent conditions that can rob you of enjoyment and participation in life’s events. You’ll read about advances in diagnosing and controlling osteoporosis. You’ll find out how to detect and treat an underactive thyroid, how to reduce the aches of arthritis, the most helpful treatments for vaginal pain, the safest techniques for reducing wrinkles, and tips for keeping your skin soft, your mind sharp, and your spirits high.