Healthy Aging Articles

stress management tool
Stress is inescapable and unlike the title suggests, you may or may not be able to manage the stress itself, however you can manage your reactions to it. Stress is not just mental, it can be physical such as being in pain, too hot, too cold, not enough sleep, or caused by infection, toxins, emotions... Read More
starting your first detox
One of the most popular dietary trends for those looking to live a slim, sharp, sexy, supercharged lifestyle is detoxing, and for a good reason. It works! Detoxes have in the past, typically consisted of one to four weeks of consuming primarily natural juices, water and fiber in order to lose weight... Read More
weight loss plateau
There’s nothing more rewarding than watching the number on the scale drop week by week after committing yourself to a healthier lifestyle. However, what happens when your weight loss comes to a sudden and unexplainable halt? If your weight has remained constant for weeks despite your nutritious di... Read More
hormone therapy for menopause
You would be hard pressed to find any woman who welcomes the onset of menopause with open arms. After all, night sweats, mood swings and a lowered libido don’t exactly conjure up the image of aging gracefully. Although menopause itself cannot be avoided, the dreaded symptoms that come with it can ... Read More
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring about vicious spells of watering eyes and nasal irritation caused by seasonal allergies. An estimated 50 million people suffer from allergies in the United States alone, making them the sixth leading chronic illness in the country. Some of t... Read More
hormonal balance
Every hormone has a counter hormone. Some build your organs and tissues up and others break them down. We are always remodeling and rebuilding. If you are out of hormonal balance, you will experience side effects of too much or too little. The hormones I will highlight in this article are the steroi... Read More
Just about everyone suffers from fatigue, muscle pain and weight fluxuations at some point in their lifetime, especially as they age. However, these seemingly inconspicuous symptoms could actually be a sign of something more serious: a thyroid issue. It’s estimated that 20 million Americans have s... Read More
Between the picnics, barbecues and family gatherings that come with the spring and summer months, the last thing you want to do is miss out on a day of fun in the sun because you’re feeling under the weather. Our immune system naturally weakens as we age and/or are exposed to toxins, making it esp... Read More
best vitamins for osteoporosis
Building and maintaining bone is a complex metabolic process. There are hormonal components such estrogen, progesterone and testosterone that build, maintain and strengthen bone. It is best to harness their properties before middle age when these hormones are at their peak. Cortisol, the stress horm... Read More