Category Archives: Regency Health Tips

The Most Common Mistakes when Using an Inhaler

Inhalers are a daily fact of life for tens of millions of Americans, including 11 million with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Nevertheless, studies show that two-thirds of people do not use their inhaler correctly. Research at the … Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Affects the Entire Body

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is usually associated with pain and swelling in the joints. However, it can cause long-term damage throughout the body. Unlike osteoarthritis, which is a wear-and-tear disease, rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease. This means that RA causes … Continue reading

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Finding Dangerous Inflammation with the ESR Test

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test is a commonly-administered blood test that can reveal inflammatory processes in the body. The test measures how quickly red blood cells sink to the bottom of a test tube of blood. Inflammation causes higher … Continue reading

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How to Set an Effective New Years Resolution

As the holiday season draws to a close, and the last of the trimmings have been stored away, most people turn toward the coming year with a resolve to change something for the better. Whatever your age or stage in … Continue reading

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The Best Diet in the World

As November draws to a close, I wanted to talk about a way of eating that has been touted as the healthiest diet in the world. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, and we’ve been covering the topic extensively … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving—And National Family History Day!

Today, November 22, 2018, is Thanksgiving Day. Thanksgiving has its roots deep in American history, when the pilgrims held a festival to thank God and their generous native neighbors who helped them survive the first year in their new colony. … Continue reading

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Hope Lives: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths? It claims more lives than colon, breast, and prostate cancer combined. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer … Continue reading

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Grief and Sleep Deprivation: Finding Ways to Cope

  This exclusive article was written for Regency Nursing Centers, by Sara Bailey of www.widow.net Sara will soon be releasing her new book entitled “Hope and Help After Loss.” Coping with loss. After losing a loved one, people manifest grief … Continue reading

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Protect Your Vision

Most adults start experience vision problems right around midlife. Beginning in early to mid-40s, many people start noticing they can’t see as clearly as they used to, especially at close distances. This is actually one of the most common medical … Continue reading

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All About Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. The disease impacts people in different ways, but it all centers on affecting movement. In this article, we’ll talk about the signs and symptoms, possible interventions, and risk factors. Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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