When life gets busy, it is easy to ignore the fact that you are not feeling at your best. Niggling health problems become issues that are swept aside as you go about your daily business. However, the problem with ignoring issues that are affecting your health and wellbeing is that they can worsen if left unchecked.
From aches and pains, through to problems with your sight and hearing, changes can happen gradually over time, so it is essential to pay attention to what your body is telling you so that you don’t miss the first tell-tale signs.
If you have been neglecting your health and wellbeing, now is the time to stop. Making the time to address your health and wellbeing concerns now will take these nagging worries away, and can help to improve your quality of life.
Are you finding that you cannot hear as well as you used to? Many people put their hearing loss down to their age and see it as an inevitable part of the aging process. In truth, there are many different reasons that people experience hearing loss, and age is not always a factor. Whatever your age, and however you think that your loss of hearing may have been caused you should always schedule an appointment with an audiologist so that they can check your hearing.
It may be that hearing aids are the perfect way to improve your hearing. Your audiologist will be able to recommend the right hearing aids for you and fit them for you, learn more about the hearing aid fitting process so that you know what to expect if it is the right choice for you.
As with hearing loss, many people accept that sight loss is to be expected as they age. While eyesight does often deteriorate as part of the aging process, you can also play a role in protecting your vision. According to the National Eye Institute, adults over 50 can help to preserve their sight by attending regular eye exams. Spotting the early signs of an eye disease that could lead to serious sight problems, can be extremely helpful in preventing the disease from becoming serious.
While everyone is aware of the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight and eating nutritious foods, it can feel challenging to stick to a healthy lifestyle. A complete overhaul of your lifestyle all at once can feel overwhelming, so it can be better to make smaller changes.
Making small swaps in your diet can make a far bigger change over time. All those little changes add up and have a significant impact. Simply skipping sugar in your coffee each day can make a big difference over a whole year. Making changes can feel challenging at first, but over time they will become a habit, which makes them far easier to maintain.
Addressing hearing and sight loss, along with improving your diet can make you feel much more in control of your life.
Newly middle-aged wife of 1, Mom of 3, Grandma of 2. A professional blogger who has lived in 3 places since losing her home to a house fire in October 2018 with her husband. Becky appreciates being self-employed which has allowed her to work from 'anywhere'. Life is better when you can laugh. As you can tell by her Facebook page where she keeps the humor memes going daily. Becky looks forward to the upcoming new year. It will be fun to see what 2020 holds.