Mind & Body

Metabolic Syndrome: What is it and how to live with it

Metabolic syndrome stands as a multifaceted health challenge, weaving together a tapestry of conditions that, in concert, amplify the risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. At its core, this syndrome is not identified by a singular symptom or marker but rather by the confluence of several metabolic dysfunctions. These include abdominal obesity—a waistline expanded beyond healthy measures—coupled with elevated blood pressure, increased levels of fasting blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol profiles, and insulin resistance.

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Senior Citizen Drum Circles: Discovering Rhythmic Bliss
As the golden years approach, many seniors are seeking fresh and engaging ways to enrich their lives. One exciting and audacious activity that has gained popularity among senior citizens is participating in drum circles. These rhythmic gatherings not only provide a sense of community but also offer a myriad of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Some senior drum circles encourage smoking cannabis during drum sessions.
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