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Episodes

#1175: MM- The Importance of Urine Color

10/18/2019
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Could the color of your urine be a clue to your health? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. It’s important to notice the color and opacity of your urine. This simple observation can hold keys to your overall health. Urine should be light yellow and clear. When it’s cloudy or discolored, it could be a sign of illness. Cloudy urine is often a sign of infection, so is blood in the urine. Blood may also be a sign of a kidney stone. If your urine is darker than usual it...

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#1174: MM- Enjoying the Fresh Air

10/17/2019
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When’s the last time you spent some time outside? Well, that’s probably too long. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. In a world where we tend to go from the car to the office and back again, we may miss opportunities to spend meaningful time each day out in fresh air. Here’s a few tips that may help you connect again with nature. First, start your day by drinking your coffee outside on the porch or near the pool. That first 10 minutes of the day are so important....

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#1173: MM- Motion Sickness

10/16/2019
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There’s nothing worse than having motion sickness. If you’ve been there, you know. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Motion sickness happens when your body loses its reference of stability. If you’re in a car or on a boat and feel that sudden wooziness, focus on something out in the distance that is stationary. This should help your body orientate again. If you’re prone to motion sickness, acupressure and ginger are always great and natural remedies. However, if...

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#1172: MM- Health Benefits of Aloe Vera

10/15/2019
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There’s one plant that you should always have growing at home. Any guesses on what that plant is? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Aloe Vera is a great plant because it can grow outside in many climates, but it can also thrive in the kitchen window. Now, if you’re a cat owner, you will need to keep this out of the reach of your feline since it’s toxic to them. For us humans though, aloe vera is the perfect cure for a surface burn from cooking or even a sun burn....

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#1171: MM- Increasing Longevity Through Daily Activity

10/14/2019
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Are you leading an active life? If so it may increase your longevity. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. You may have heard the term active life before and wondered what that means. Simply put, it means moving and doing. It doesn’t mean you have to be a star athlete, in fact some common daily activities can push you from inactive to active. It’s all about not taking the easy way out. Instead of looking for the closest parking space, park at the end of the isle and...

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#1170: MM- City Life and Aging

10/10/2019
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Is city life making you old? Yes, and in more ways than one. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Living in the city can mean pollution, both noise pollution and air pollution. Noise pollution can interrupt sleep patterns and increase your risk for dementia and inflammation due to stress. Air pollution can affect your skin and cause deeper wrinkles, rashes, pimples, and even uneven skin tone. In one study, air pollution was linked to a 22% increase in dark spots...

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#1169: MM- Heart Attack Risk Under 40

10/9/2019
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Do you know the fastest growing age group for heart attacks? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young Medical Minute. If you’re like most people, you think that heart disease and heart attacks are for old overweight men. This faulty thinking has led to misdiagnosis and death in many cases. I bet you didn’t know that heart disease is the top cause of death in women. Or did you know that while heart attacks are on the decline overall, the fastest growing demographic is the under 40...

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#1168: MM- Are You Vacationing Enough?

10/8/2019
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How often should you vacation? The answer may surprise you. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Most people think that summer is the best time to vacation. While that’s true, it shouldn’t be the only time you take a break. The most successful people know that taking a vacation quarterly is the best way to help alleviate stress increase productivity. That’s right, a vacation actually increases productivity. When we take time to relax and unplug, the creative juices...

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#1167: MM- Teenage Dating

9/27/2019
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Thank you for listening to the Staying Young Medical Minute! With all the mixed messages on health, you need information that you can use and that you can trust. Listen in as the experts discuss all topics health related. It's time to STAY YOUNG and stay healthy! Each week we tackle a topic and often with leading scientists, best-selling authors, and even your favorite celebrities! As a listener of our show, your input is important to us. Please take a moment to fill out this quick survey so...

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#1166: MM- The Dangers of Vaping

9/26/2019
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Do you use e-cigarettes? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Vaping, or also known as an e-cigarette, related deaths are on the rise in the US. Originally, vaping was a tool designed to help wean smokers from cigarettes. However, vaping has been heavily abused by teens, exposing them to the dangers of nicotine. In fact, many states have increased the smoking age to 21- this includes e-cigarettes. The FDA is currently investing over 120 cases of neurological issues,...

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#1165: MM- Diet, Stroke, and Heart Disease Risk

9/25/2019
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Meat eaters, pescatarians, vegetarians, and vegans—listen up! This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. A new study published in BMJ looked at correlations between diet and risk factors for stroke and ischemic heart disease, or IHD. They put participants into three different groups: meat eaters, pescatarians (the only meat they eat is fish), and vegetarians or vegans (plant-based diet). The researchers found that pescatarians had a 13% lower risk of developing IHD than...

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#1164: The Importance of Being Active

9/24/2019
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Are you getting your exercise in? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. In today’s world, most jobs are sedentary, meaning more people spend time sitting than moving. Well, Norwegian University of Science and Technology studied the health impacts of a sedentary lifestyle. In the past, there had been numerous studies that linked inactivity to increased mortality. However, this study was different. Researchers wanted to know what happens when physical activity and...

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#1163: MM- Migraines and Dementia Risk

9/23/2019
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Do you suffer from migraines? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. New research from University of Waterloo, in Ontario may indicate a link between migraines and dementia risk. They gathered data from over 670 participants, 65 and older, living with either dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease. Another set of participants, without cognitive problems, were added as a baseline. After accounting for different variables, the research showed that people with dementia were 3...

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#1162: MM- Full Moons and Your Health

9/22/2019
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Thank you for listening to the Staying Young Medical Minute! With all the mixed messages on health, you need information that you can use and that you can trust. Listen in as the experts discuss all topics health related. It's time to STAY YOUNG and stay healthy! Each week we tackle a topic and often with leading scientists, best-selling authors, and even your favorite celebrities! As a listener of our show, your input is important to us. Please take a moment to fill out this quick survey so...

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#1161: MM- Flavonoids Decrease Cancer and Heart Disease Risk

9/21/2019
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An apple a day may actually keep the doctor away. This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. New research from Edith Cowan University suggests that high Flavonoid consumption may decrease risk of heart disease and cancer. The researchers studied over 53 thousand participants for 23 years. People who consumed moderate to high levels, around 500mg, were less likely to die from heart disease or cancer. Flavonoids are found in citrus fruit, apples, tea, and legumes. Now, you...

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#1160: MM- Caffeine May Make Migraines Worse

9/20/2019
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Do you suffer from migraines? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Migraines affect nearly one billion people worldwide. Not only are they characterized as severe headaches, but they also often cause nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. A study published in the American Journal of Medicine found that caffeine intake may increase migraine headache risk. Researchers studied the habits of 98 adults prone to chronic migraines. Participants who consumed 3 or more...

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#1159: MM- Midlife Stress and Alzheimer's Disease

9/19/2019
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Did you know that women are more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s Disease? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. Over 5.8 million people in the US have Alzheimer’s Disease and 2/3 of them are women. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found a link between high midlife stress and Alzheimer’s risk. But it’s only pertains to women! They studied 900 participants for over 20 years. During this time, they asked both male and female participants if they had...

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#1158: MM- What is Osteoporosis?

9/18/2019
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Thank you for listening to the Staying Young Medical Minute! With all the mixed messages on health, you need information that you can use and that you can trust. Listen in as the experts discuss all topics health related. It's time to STAY YOUNG and stay healthy! Each week we tackle a topic and often with leading scientists, best-selling authors, and even your favorite celebrities! As a listener of our show, your input is important to us. Please take a moment to fill out this quick survey so...

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#1157: MM- Warm Baths and Sleep

9/17/2019
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Do you take a warm bath or shower at night to help you sleep? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young Medical Minute. It’s a known fact that taking a warm bath or shower before bed can help you sleep better at night. But, does the time of night matter? Surprisingly, a time frame has never been established, until now. Researchers out of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin set out to find the perfect time to bathe before bed. They did this by...

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#1156: MM- Health Risks of Low-Dose Aspirin

9/16/2019
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Are you trying to prevent heart disease by taking low dose aspirin? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young Medical Minute. New research out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School suggests that taking low-dose aspirin, or “baby aspirin”, once a day can do more harm than good—if a doctor hasn’t told you to take it. It’s estimated that around 6.6 million people in the US are taking low-dose aspirin—even though they haven’t been advised to do so. Numerous...

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