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Study: Baby Boomers’ Health Very Poor, Getting Worse

(CBSDC) – The Baby Boomer generation’s overall health has been on a sharp decline.

Australian researchers from Adelaide’s three universities have completed the first stage of a report on the generation born between the end of the Second World War and the mid-1960s.

Obesity among baby boomers is more than double the rate of their parents at the same age, and boomers with three or more chronic conditions was 700 percent greater than the previous generation.

Read more: http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/10/01/study-baby-boomers...

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43 is a Boomer huh?

Thats called 'reaching'.......

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Yes, it is all subjective with an objective goal...Slavery

I thought you would get a kick out of that link :) If we don't all hang together we will hang alone as lines are redrawn little by little. Lines are subjective when drawn by the hands of criminals. Really though, I am 6 years older than you, what difference does it make? What if you were 42 instead of 43...then according to that article I linked you wouldn't be a boomer? Maybe we are given names for a reason so we can turn on each other. The name I prefer is Friend of Liberty and it is my goal to have Friends in Liberty. Let Liberty be the distinguishing mark, not age, race, gender, or preference. If you have problems with your millionaire pops, let your problem be with him, not me.

The problem isn't

with good people like you that have obviously woken up or you wouldn't be in here. the problem lies with the other 99% of Boomers that DO know whats going on and HAVE known whats going on and continue the downward spiral legislating as if they are the last generation on earth and all obligations to future generations coincide with their death. I agree , we should all stick together, problem is they (for the most part) do not...Have you ever tried to talk to anybody between say 53 and 65 ? Its like banging your head against the wall and being ignorant is no longer a excuse. They know what they do....

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Yes, My mother is 69, I

Yes, My mother is 69, I talked her and she voted Ron Paul. My step father is 82 and I talked to him and he voted Ron Pau. My husband is 53 and I talked to him and he voted Ron Paul and if I had had more time after I woke up and was sure about Ron Paul, I would have made more progress. I know what you are talking about, I talk to people who do not understand. But that does not mean that the boomers are the 99%. Who in the world voted in Obama? It was not me. It was not just the Boomers. I was looking for someone besides McCain to vote for but was still in the clutches of talk radio and fox news and did not know about Ron Paul. It makes me sick to death that I did not know about him in 2008. I was just starting to wake up. It is a con-game and the conmen/women lie cheat and steal and most of the people do not know what is going on. They hire the best liars money can buy. It is up to us to wake anyone we can up, not marginalize them are act as if they are the enemy. I went to a Ron Paul Rally and there were plenty of boomers there. Look at his crowds, they are of all ages. Please, understand many are still ignorant. My 30 something friend just found out about FEMA camps last week, I did not reach her for Ron Paul, but now she is listening.



Video or it didn't happen...lolI live in Texas right next to Ron Paul's district and most the Boomers i know and ones in my family didn't even know who he was and when told about him they couldn't care less. It party line politics as usual with all of them and nothing short of them losing it all will change that....

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Show Me State

Well, I live in Missouri and it is the "show me" state and I was able to show the 3 I told you about. I believe you, I made a remark at a soccer game the other day about the GOP ramrod convention and the lady who was looking at me turned the other direction as soon as I said it. I know what you are saying, but what I am saying it is not the boomers, it is people, and we have to continue working together because it is going to take all of us.


I agree

I just find the current conditions disturbing to say the least and i do not understand why when i talk to people in their 40's and down i dont get the total disconnect and unwillingness like you see with the Boomers. There is a reason for it and ignorance isnt it...I tend to believe its selfishness and greed...Look at the salt and pepper shakers in Congress if you want the proof... They are like kids in a candy store...

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Let me explain maybe from a

Let me explain maybe from a moral perspective...if you grew up when I did,

the "peace" activists and draft dodgers were "bad" people and it was "good" to be "patriotic and fight in the wars;"

The government was “of and for the people” instead “against the people;”

America was a “good force” in the world instead of a “bad force;”

It is very difficult to wake up and find out that everything you once believed is a lie. I went from being hysterical to paranoid to not being able to shut up about it.

My waking up was very slow. Several things did not ring true for me when I saw them...like the way Bush handed the Presidency over to Obama...that image on TV still sticks in my mind. Or like Bush 1 saying "No new taxes" and then he raised taxes. And then on top of it all, to understand that Reagan was a fake after he rallied everyone together. I went from information source to information source before I finally found Ron Paul.

There is a lot to overcome. I am just telling you these things to see if it will provide a little bit of understanding as to what maybe the difference is in the generations. There are a lot of lies to wake up to and it shakes the very foundation of one’s life and belief system. You have realize that everyone (in my case) you have voted for has been a lie when it was the American, patriotic thing to do…to vote. The ONLY thing I remember hearing from the media about Ron Paul before this election was that he wanted to legalize drugs…

People have to wake up to the brainwashing they have received longer than you received yours. People did not have the internet to get the truth. The truth came thru the TV and there was no need to question…we were America! Not the USSR! Our Government did not control the media…we had freedom of speech after all. Rush Limbaugh was a good guy...

Do not be discouraged, continue to speak, some people will be more ready than others. Look for the ones who are ready to hear. The ones who are not ready, well, you know that now and you are one closer to finding someone who is ready.

Reagan was no fake

Bush ran his presidency after the attempt on his life. I truly believe that.
I sensed something was very wrong at a young age and started putting things together in the early 90's. Got tired of bouncing around from one crappy job to another and started my own small business and never looked back.
I hear what your saying but the bottom line is things will not change until they change or die off. They will try and stay in power until they are all rolling around the WH in wheelchairs....

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

Listen to this lady who was

Listen to this lady who was in Reagan's Dept of Education and tell me what you think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYNSXJbdchc

Waking up is hard to do especially when it goes against everything you believe or have believed to be true. One of the other points I failed to call out was when Reagan told Gorbachev to tear down the wall. That sounded like code to me and I voted for Reagan. I listened to this video last week and it confirmed my suspicions about Reagan. I think he was used to codify the moral/religious part of the party. Government spending went way up under his administration and there is also the contra rebel situation to consider. He said all the right things, but what did he do? I think he is one reason you may have trouble waking people up in the GOP. I need to look into the change you mentioned with the assassination attempt. I can see how that would change someone’s tune.

The cold war was a ruse, and the United States is being Sovietized: Major Jordan : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCiylpzR60U

Let me know if you want more :)

So you have your own business!!! Good for you! It is a hard thing to do this day and age. I had a good eBay business going for several years, but taxes and ebay changes ate up too much of the profit in the end.


Really, should we start that argument?

Just as we have taken care of yours both as parents and as tax payers...public education & WIC, anyone? And you think our generation has not paid taxes to take care of ourselves? Check out this site: http://www.dailypaul.com/244691/americans-will-work-more-tha... . The average American worker must work more than 6 months out of the year to pay taxes and regulations. The Legal Criminals have stolen the taxes we have paid to take care of ourselves. Your taxes are being stolen too. Who is going to take care of your generation?

Really, should we start that argument? Who should we toss out of the boat first? Isn't that the argument that is begging to be argued in the climate the Legal Criminals have created?

How about One for All and All for One? If we don't hang together, we will each hang alone.

As One of this generation (53 years old)

I think that most of us were fed the formula bottles as infants. The quality was terrible and obviously there are no beneficial antibodies in formula. This was a terrible start for an entire generation, producing obesity and illness among babies. Back then, doctors told mothers that formula was better then breast milk, can you imagine? I really think this had a big effect on the entire generation. Just my opinion , although there has been research supporting the fact that formula leads to obesity, allergies, and even lowered IQ. It's hard to fathom now, but people treated doctors like Gods back then.

Problem is, people still treat MDs like gods

Problem is, people still treat MDs like gods, and rely on their "management" of symptoms with toxic pharmaceuticals rather than seeking cures. MD treatments have become the #1 cause of death to Americans.

Yep. Without mother's milk, the immune system does not develop properly.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Any ideas for a sinus

Any ideas for a sinus infection...I am getting ready to start an antibiotic because I cannot get anything done around here because I a exhausted from being sick.

Search Dr Mercola

Search Dr Mercola

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution

If you take antibiotics, you must take probiotics

If you take antibiotics, you must take probiotics as the good bacteria in the gut get killed off. That good bacteria is a major part of your immune system. When the good bacteria are killed off they increase your chance of....infection. Thus starts the vicious cycle.



Take probiotics from here on out and clean up your diet. Reduce or eliminate sugar, grains and dairy. Increase veggies. Drink pure water. Eat organic meats that have not been treated with antibiotics.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Do you know if raw milk

Do you know if raw milk contains probiotics?

Raw milk has healthful

Raw milk has healthful properties, but not probiotic bacteria. Kefir and some yogurts have probiotic bacteria, but not in therapeutic amounts. This is one area where you have to pay to play. Go to your Whole Foods or reputable health foods/health store and talk to them about probiotic supplements. The stuff from Custom Probiotics may seem expensive, but when you consider that some are like 250 billion cells per 1/4 tsp, it's really something.

One of the easiest to use is ThreeLac and FiveLac. Look into Flora Balance (previously known as Latero Flora) as well.


Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

Thank you!

Thank you!



Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.

I try to avoid antibiotics

I try to avoid antibiotics whenever possible. Try the Neti Pot first. Clears out the sinus with a simple saline solution (make sure you either follow instructions carefully if you want to make your own, or buy the packets of powder that you can add to distilled water). Look for it at your local drug store.

I've heard of the Neti

I irrigate with saline almost daily, but it is pressurized saline. I also have a lousy immune system because I have had cancer, multiple surgeries, chemo, and have the Brac 2 gene mutation. Part of that Boomer ill-health discussed by the OP.


Also start taking the

Also start taking the Youngevity Healthy Start Pack to help get your immune system up. And look for food allergies and intolerances. Food issues seem to be the root cause of many health issues.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.


You mean the folks in the age group 48-66 are finding that their health is getting worse? In other news, the sun rose today. Obesity is increasing in all groups, not just boomers. As a boomer myself, our generation was in far better health than the youth of today.

I don't think that 48 falls

in the baby boomer category. Baby boomers are old people. Forty eight makes you gen-X.

Yes it does

A baby boomer is a person who was born during the demographic Post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. You do the math.

Why can't people speak for themselves

It's always go look at this or what about that. The fact is that baby boomers are those who were born immediately after WWII when all the
GI's came home and started making babies. So you figure from the end of the war plus a few years. Anyone who says that someone born in 64 is a boomer is a no thinking moron. "Oh but that's not what soinso says".

Divisive? Give me a break.

These people say you are a

These people say you are a boomers are 43-63: http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/how_to_reach_baby_boome...

Go figure...I figure it is another way to divide the population against itself so we can be at each other's throats instead of working together to find Liberty here in these United States.