Healthy Aging Articles

How Does Weather Affect Health and What Can You Do?
This time of year, you might start to wonder - how does weather affect health? Winter and it's chilly temperatures can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes to our health. While we may not always appreciate the cold weather, it serves an important purpose. Bacteria thrive in warm, moist condi... Read More
The Health Benefits of Curcumin | Lorraine Maita, MD
What if you could decrease aches and pains and decrease the risk of cancer or its spread, improve your mood, your immune and digestive function, as well as lower blood pressure, blood sugar and manage autoimmune disease - all with one supplement? These would be the benefits of curcumin. Curcumin... Read More
Health Motivation - How to Stick with Your Resolution
January is the first month in the new calendar year. It’s also the month where many people make a New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier life and try to stay dedicated to keeping it. Health motivation is the reason for a majority of resolutions and they are created with the best of intentions... Read More
Are You in Need of a Health Detox? | Dr. Lorraine Maita
Did you know that if you live on planet earth, you are exposed to over 104,000 chemicals and very few a have been tested for safety? Even if you eat organic and buy organic, nature has been polluted and contaminated so it’s important to know how to keep the levels of toxins down in our bodies by a... Read More
New Year, New You - Starting a Journey with a Weight Loss Doctor
Common among many New Year’s Resolutions is the desire to lose weight. Unfortunately, many people end up committing to the fad diet of the moment without successful results. In truth, a large part of successfully maintaining a weight loss diet has little to do with the diet itself. It’s more of ... Read More
CocoPumpAna Pie: Decadent Dairy Free Gluten Free Dessert Recipe
I have dinner parties and often get invited to bring food to dinner parties. These days there is always an issue with food sensitivities. I always find someone who can’t have gluten or dairy. When asked to bring dessert, I am often at a loss since it can be difficult to find a quality dairy free g... Read More
Stress and the Immune System: Stress Reduction Techniques
Stress can make any and every condition worse. Stress and the immune system are intertwined. We need to protect ourselves and that’s what stress and the immune system prepares us for - protection. The stress response prepares us to fight or flee and the immune system protects us against foreign in... Read More
Five Simple Ways to Live Younger Next Year
As we near the close of December, many people are in the full swing of the holidays. After the feasts and celebrations, our focus transitions to reflection on the year that just passed and resolutions for the one to come. You might find yourself wondering how you can lead a happier, healthier life. ... Read More
Causes of Hypothyroidism - Signs and Symptoms
Have you found yourself struggling with sudden weight gain, constipation, hair loss, or a mental fog you’re unable to combat? These are a few symptoms of hypothyroidism, a disease that can leave those afflicted with it feeling like their body is betraying them. Thyroid diseases have spent a lot of... Read More