Healthy Aging Articles

The weight loss industry is a multibillion dollar industry and the media is flooded with claims of a quick fix, weight loss cures, miracle supplements, a myriad of weight loss programs, food plans, surgery and devices to help you lose weight. An article in Psychology Today stated: ”Practically an... Read More
The standard of care for people with risk factors for heart disease and high cholesterol is statin therapy. Since not everyone reacts well to medication or other treatment modalities, by looking at genetic variants we can better determine who is at risk and what the most effective treatment is. Prev... Read More
Does your prescription for better health include exercise? Since it has proven benefits for everything from lowering blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol as well as improving mental health and kidney function and even decreasing the risk of cancer and Alzheimer’s, it is beneficial to know what ... Read More
Progesterone is used to treat PMS, migraine, irregular menstrual bleeding, mood swings and insomnia, fibroids, fibrocystic breasts and hair loss among other things. Bioidentical progesterone has the same chemical structure and effects of the progesterone made in our bodies, whereas synthetic progest... Read More
What’s it all about? You enter midlife and assess where you are at and where you are going. We can sometimes set Hollywood style expectations for ourselves. In an hour or two someone becomes the hero, gets the girl, makes the big deal or gets recognition for their accomplishments and hard work. Li... Read More
Doesn’t it seem like every time you try to do something healthy there is some problem with the “health food” and you feel like you are in a Catch 22 situation? Many researchers and healthcare professionals tout the benefits of fish oil, yet a group that tested ten fish oil supplements and foun... Read More
Contrary to popular belief, your genes don’t necessarily determine your destiny. While many genes are static and determine our sex, eye and skin color, others need to be turned on or off to express a genetic trait. The on or off switch lies on top of the genome or genetic material and is the basis... Read More
Ageless, Forever Young, Younger You – all enticing titles of books on Anti Aging Medicine. What is Antiaging Medicine also known as Preventive Aging or Age Management Medicine? Taken from the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine’s Facebook page: “Anti-aging medicine is the ... Read More
It’s the season of sneezing and stuffiness from allergies, especially from pollen and trees if you are on the East Coast. This season is reported to be very bad. Since my friends on Facebook are all complaining I thought I would write about coping with allergies. There are three things to do: 1. R... Read More