Healthy Aging Articles

Recent studies indicated that fish oil does not prevent heart attacks so why take it? The study was done on people who already had a heart attack and the dose they used was very small. They also used an esterified form of fish oil that is not as stable or well absorbed. One or two fish oil capsules... Read More
From PMS to Peri menopause to menopause, hormone fluctuations can take women on a wild ride. Women who cycle can be on this ride for a long time. They may have brief interludes during pregnancy and/or in their 20's and early 30's. Cycling women complain of many symptoms. PMS occurs when hormones ... Read More
If your vitamin D levels are still low despite taking supplements, you may be taking your vitamins at the wrong time. Since Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, it is best absorbed when taking it with food that has fat in it. A study by the Cleveland Clinic Bone Foundation Bone clinic found that tho... Read More
There is still no cure for the common cold and the flu virus changes it’s coat yearly. While the flu vaccine has a high rate of protection, the virus can sometimes change and be unpredictable. The flu is not only debilitating, leaving you bedridden for days with pain and fever and coughing for wee... Read More
Laughter What releases tension, shifts energy and mood, balances your hormones and feels oh, so good? A good belly laugh! Now there are all forms of laughter therapy such as laughter yoga, laugh tracks, simulated laughter, and all forms of humor from clowns to videos. Norman Cousins in Anatomy of ... Read More
Oxytocin It’s true that love heals. Just think of those good feelings when you fell in love. There is a desire to bond, connect, protect, be with, have sex with and cuddle with your mate. If you are feeling isolated, lonely, and anxious, you may be deficient in oxytocin, a hormone that has man... Read More
Cholesterol particles Did you know that the LDL cholesterol on a routine lab test is a calculated value and not really measured? Yet, research has shown that the number, size and type of particle is more predictive of risk than just the calculated value. If 2 people had an LDL value of 100, one p... Read More
Do you have a high homocysteine level? Are you prone to depression? Is your decision-making capacity not what it used to be? Do you have a history or family history of Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, heart disease, glaucoma, colon cancer, leukemia, artery blockages, or spina... Read More
In Real Estate it’s location, location, location – do you have to move to live longer? In medicine, it’s lifestyle, lifestyle, lifestyle. The American Academy of Anti Aging and Regenerative Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that the anti-aging lifestyle can add 24... Read More