Healthy Aging Articles

what is functional medicine
Functional medicine addresses the root cause of disease. It incorporates how all systems work together and this is done in a partnership with doctor and patient. It is less reliant on treating symptoms with medication and more reliant on lifestyle choices. If you want to learn what is functional med... Read More
healthy halloween treats
When you think of Halloween treats, what comes to mind? Most people would say chocolate bars, sugary lollipops or candied apples, but health-conscious snackers might struggle to find diet-friendly options to satisfy their sweet tooth. Last year I shared four guilt-free options for healthy Halloween ... Read More
natural low testosterone treatment
My patients often ask me: “What are the benefits of testosterone and is it safe?” There have been several articles that state testosterone is not beneficial and is not useful for preventing heart disease, memory or as an anti aging supplement. The bottom line is you have to look at the study and... Read More
health benefits of pumpkin
Now that the fall season is officially upon us, pumpkin mania is back in full swing. Walking down the aisle of any grocery store this time of year you’ll notice an abundance of pumpkin flavored everything, from coffee to cereal and even protein powder. While these artificial flavors are mostly jus... Read More
iodine for thyroid health
It is estimated that approximately 33% of the world’s population is deficient in iodine. Iodine is essential to make thyroid hormones and to prevent other health conditions such as mental impairment and goiter and complications with pregnancy, including stillbirth and congenital anomalies. Many pe... Read More
anti-aging superfoods
When it comes to anti-aging skincare, what do you typically think of? Infomercials with a celebrity spokesperson might tell you expensive lotions and pricy serums are the secret to the fountain of youth, but it’s actually much simpler (and much more cost effective) than that. The truth is, anti-ag... Read More
celebrity weight loss
Celebrity weight loss is always in the news. A celebrity is always in the public eye and the camera packs on an extra 10 pounds. It’s important to pay attention to celebrity weight loss because they can be an example of what to do or not to do. Celebrities are always looking for publicity and are ... Read More
lose weight fast
For many people, the end of the summer means one thing - the start of a new diet. The added calories from months of backyard barbecues might be weighing on your mind, and upcoming “food holidays” such as Thanksgiving and Christmas probably have you stressing about finding the time to slim down f... Read More
health and wellness apps
Technology is here to stay and the growth in Health and Wellness Apps continues to rise. Whether you need to lose weight, get motivated to exercise, reduce stress, decrease exposure to toxins or manage health conditions, there are health and wellness apps that can help. I have use some and reviewed ... Read More