Healthy Aging Articles

Stress suppresses our immune system and can have a major impact on our susceptibility to many illnesses, especially infection such as the cold and flu. Many studies and over 20 years of research find that psychological factors are associated with increased risk of developing respiratory illness if e... Read More
The battle of the bulge begins anew in the New Year. Lines to fitness centers are long and diet fads abound as people try to stick to their New Year’s resolution to loose weight. While lowering your calories and exercise is the tried and true method, many want a quick fix and seek something that w... Read More
The news has again been filled with reports of the dangers of hormone replacement therapy. The latest study published... Read More
Can you prevent falls and fractures by exercising even if you are over 70 years old? The answer is a resounding yes! I have always been a proponent of exercise and for incorporating balance exercises in routines to prevent falls and subsequent fractures. Exercise can build bone mass, maintain streng... Read More
‘Tis the season, making the list, checking it twice, some people are naughty, some are nice and most are caught up in the... Read More
Wouldn’t it be nice to indulge during the holidays and either lose or not gain weight? How about green tea? It’s... Read More
It’s inevitable. We will all age; the question is how. I saw a poster with 2 pictures on it. One was an elderly woman hunched over a walker and an aide was assisting her. She looked frail, had muscle wasting, a sunken face and a blank stare on her face. The other was a grey haired woman walking up... Read More
You are only as young as your oldest part, so what’s aging you? Is it your bones? Do you exercise; are you weak in one area? It’s that weak part that will fracture with a fall. Perhaps you are losing your balance. The changes are so subtle that you hardly notice until you try to recover from a f... Read More
Take your "Annual Physical” to a whole new level and learn how to prevent or reverse the chronic degenerative diseases of aging and restore the energy and vitality of your youth. Once you have had the traditional or technological “Annual Physical” and have been “scoped and scanned” to dete... Read More