Life After 50’s Dangerous Side Effects – Daily Times

Life After 50's Dangerous Side Effects

After the age of 50, what physical and mental changes can occur?

The old saying that 'age is just a number' is true, according to Dr. Curry-Winchell.

Increased Risks of a Heart Attack

According to Dr. Curry-Winchell, heart attack risk rises with age. Heart attack risks must be known.

Colon, Breast, Prostate, and Testicular Cancers

Dr. Curry-Winchell says, "Get screened! Colon or breast cancer screenings recommended at age 50 can save your life.

Skin Cancer

"At 50, you may notice skin color (hypo or hyperpigmentation), dryness, or lesions," says Dr. Curry-Winchell.

Breaking a Bone

All ages can break a bone, says Dr. Curry-Winchell. Menopause increases women's risk of osteoporosis with age.


Dr. Curry-Winchell says, "At 50, your risk of shingles increases" (herpes zoster). Shingles causes a painful red rash with blisters.

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