Living Active A B i o f o r c e F. Y. I . o n M o v i n g B e y o n d P a i n t o A M o r e A c t i v e L i f e • D e c e m b e r 2 0 0 8 What Other Myo-Med Having a Senior Moment Users Have to Say Lisa Hill, M.D.
“I’m having a senior moment?” We’ve may want to consult your physician for rec-
all heard it, and many of us have said ommendations on exercise especially with
it. It’s that moment when our thoughts slip heart conditions or if you are over 64.
say something important but suddenly lose tive? One frequently reported barrier to
track of what we were about to say, or when physical activity can be musculoskeletal pain
we walk into a room only to stand there try- – commonly referred to as aching bones and
ing to ﬁ gure out what it was we came into joints. Two common causes of this pain we
the room to do. We jokingly call it a senior feel as we age are arthritis or muscle spasms.
moment because we know that the more Gradually moving into a routine and then
senior we get, the more bewildered mo- maintaining it consistently will help ease
ments we’re going to have. Fortunately, we the pain associated with activity. Another
can slow and possibly even eliminate these big help to get and stay active is to reduce
inﬂ ammation in joints and muscles with a
WORKS! I have stopped using Aleve since the Myo-Med works better and faster and lasts all day. I use it
Some recent studies have shown that topical anti-inﬂ ammatory cream like Myo-
physical activity may actually improve Med along with speciﬁ c joint nutrition like
brain function in both those with and with- Joint Plus. Myo-Med cream used twice a
out cognitive decline. One study published day has helped several people stay active
recently included over 2700 women in their despite muscle and joint pain. Furthermore,
80s. Th e researchers measured their regular Myo-Med has been designed to enhance
physical activity and performed brain func- your body’s ability to heal itself. Quicker
tion tests. Greater levels of activity were as- healing leads to faster return to activity. A
sociated with better brain function and less quicker return to activity may lead to better
brain function over time, and that’s some-
Staying active doesn’t mean you have to thing we all can use.
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