Healthy Aging Articles

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
healthy morning habits
Let’s face it - busy mornings typically aren’t driven by a health focused mindset. Between preparing for work, getting the family ready and taking care of household tasks left over from the night before, it’s easy to leave the house in a hurry with nothing more than coffee in your stomach. How... Read More
healthy foods to buy
Now that the harsh winter is winding down and the spring weather is starting to warm up, you can expect aisles of fresh seasonal produce to start popping up in your grocery store or local farmers market. Not only are these colorful arrays of fruits and vegetables delicious to eat and enjoyable to lo... Read More
autoimmune disorder
Do you have any of the following symptoms? Mysterious symptoms Normal lab results from doctor’s office despite symptoms Multiple specialists Some days are better than others Foggy brain Fatigue Aches and pains Weight gain Could it be an Autoimmune Disorder? Autoimmu... Read More