Healthy Aging Articles

  Yet another study was published stating that hormone replacement therapy with estrogen had no effect on memory of women who started it soon after menopause.  I discussed this in one of my blogs and the literature showed that the type of hormone used and the timing had a ... Read More
Our health care has become compartmentalized and there is a specialist for every body part. The body of knowledge for each organ system is so great that it takes dedication to one specific part to develop expertise. This works to some degree, I would surely go to an orthopedist for a broken bone, a ... Read More
The Right Whey Many people want to add protein to their diets without a lot of fat and calories. High protein diets have been shown in medical nutrition studies to enhance weight loss and lower inflammation and cholesterol. This makes protein shakes a quick, easy meal or snack without the added sug... Read More
So many women complain that they start to gain weight years before and after going through menopause. They tell me they eat right, exercise and do all of the right things and just can’t seem to keep the weight off. They want answers and help. Menopause is associated with a decrease in the resti... Read More
I have spent over 20 years in Fortune 100 companies caring for executives. Many go for the same Executive Health Physical year after year and come back with the same information. They get the same package of diagnostic tests or procedures that can give some assurance that they don’t have cancer ... Read More
Any functional medicine menopause doctor knows that just giving hormones to women experiencing symptoms may not be enough. What you eat, drink, think, how much you sleep and exercise and your environmental exposures can all affect your hormones. When under stress, cortisol is produced at the expens... Read More
Do you often slack off on the healthy habits you commit to? It’s easy to say that you are doing better than someone else or you are not doing so badly. What if you had a more definitive answer to what your risks are? Medicine has evolved a great deal. Risk was measured by your personal and famil... Read More
Did you know that the average primary care doctor’s office visit is less than 11 minutes? How can anyone get to the root cause and treat a whole person in that amount of time? It’s inevitable that issues might not be addressed unless they are full blown illnesses when insurance will reimburse... Read More
Mojo and Motivation: It could be testosterone
Are you feeling grumpy and lack motivation? Are your libido, strength and endurance waning? Do you feel tired and listless? It may be low testosterone. Hormone replacement therapy with bioidentical testosterone can restore your mood, mojo and motivation. Most men can’t arti... Read More