Author: Moni

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Muscle Weakness in the Elderly Due To Quarantine

If you have grandparents, parents, or friends who have been isolated in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and independent living facilities, then you know they may be facing muscle weakness due to limited physical activity. Muscle weakness and overall deconditioning is a concern in the elderly at this time. So what can we do to help them? Call them frequently, utilize Zoom meetings to check in on them. Discuss their levels of physical activity with them. Ask them: Are you eating 3 meals a day or 6 small meals a day? Are you walking much, whether in the apartment, communal...

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Common Spices and Foods that Thin Your Blood

There has been a lot of research lately linking COVID-19 to blood clotting factors in some individuals. The virus that causes COVID-19 is causing blood to thicken in some patients. Physicians are seeing an increase in blood clots, especially in the lungs, liver, kidneys, arms and legs. Some physicians have reported seeing strokes in otherwise healthy, young people. There are some spices and foods that can actually act as a blood-thinner. Note that this is not a complete list, however, they are some of the more common ones. These spices include: Garlic, cinnamon, thyme, curry powder, turmeric, and cayenne pepper....