Common asthma triggers include vigorous exercise, cold air, stress, air pollution, and viral respiratory infections (such as a cold). Some research suggests that indoor allergens (dust mites, dust, animal dander, pollens, and mold) are a particularly potent contributor as we get older.
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While not a large part of a woman's hormonal make-up, testosterone is active in many tissues, including the brain, bone, muscle, skin, blood vessels, and vagina. It's thought to contribute to bone density, strength and energy, blood flow, hair growth, and sexual arousal.… Read More
Physical fitness and mental fitness go together. People who engage in regular vigorous exercise also tend to stay mentally sharp into their 70s and 80s. A six-year study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2006, found that people who exercised more than three times a week had a lower risk of dementia than their sedentary counterparts… Read More