By Dr. Burge Troxel, Senior Adults Pastor
Last Saturday (11/12) the 50 Seniors of Faith attended a special seminar about Healthy Living. The Seminar featured three health professionals from our church. A Dentist, a Neurosurgeon and a Dietician.
This seminar was an application of John’s prayer for his friend Gaius.
Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy GOOD HEALTH and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. – 3 John 2
Here are some of the issues discussed at the Seminar.
- Concerning Dental Issues
- Use of Proper Toothbrushes
- Problems related to Saliva
- Problems of Smoking
- Periodontal Disease
Concerning Back Pain
- The origin of Problems
- When to Seek Help
- The Types of Back Pain
- Treatment Options
Concerning Diet Issues
- Labwork Lingo (How to read lab reports)
- Meal Planning Tools
- Healthy Nutrition Habits
Here are just a few of tips for Healthy Living from our presenters.
Use an electronic toothbrush for two full minutes.
- Stop Smoking.
- Genetics contribute to Back Pain more than any other single issue.
- Seek professional help if you have Persistent Pain, Numbness or Weakness in your Back.
- End late night snacking
- Don’t Skip Lunch
To Sum Up: We learned a great deal about how to Live Healthy as Seniors. Each presenter did a fantastic job of presenting their material. The presentations were follow by an opportunity to meet each presenter around tables and ask questions.