Health Hint: Midlife health challenges

Taking care of your health is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Baylor College of Medicine experts have plenty of tips to help you stay healthy. This month’s Health Hint focuses on health challenges that middle-aged adults may face.

The biggest challenge middle-aged adults face is budgeting the time required to exercise and eat well. But once a habit is formed, it’s easier to maintain. Maximize your chances of developing and keeping a routine by selecting a reasonable workout that can be done in an hour – no need for extremes. Likewise, find a healthy eating pattern that works for you and allow yourself a cheat meal every week.”

Dr. Mark Adickes, chief of the division of sports medicine and associate professor of orthopedic surgery

Read more on this topic, and read about Dr. Adickes’ own health journey in TMC News.