Healthy Aging Articles

Can Testosterone Cause Cancer? | Dr. Lorraine Maita
Commercials tout all of the benefits of testosterone, yet the question I get asked most often is can testosterone cause cancer? Testosterone is used in men and women to enhance energy, strength, endurance and libido. The latest studies show protection against heart disease in men. There is, however,... Read More
The Difference is Clear - How Water Aids Medical Weight Loss
The number of weight loss diets available today is incredibly high. They’re all different from one another and some are more effective than others. However, nearly all of them have one thing in common: they all encourage people to drink more water. Proper hydration may be the most important, and t... Read More
Healthy or Harmful? The Health Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate can be such a rich decadent treat and is touted as a health food. Many ads and articles tout the health benefits of chocolate but is it really what it is cracked up to be? While there are a lot of health benefits of chocolate, there may also be harm. Here is what to look for so you can ind... Read More
Perimenopause Treatment - Signs, Symptoms, and Relief
Menopause is a natural stage that all women eventually enter in their lifetime. It is the official end of a woman’s reproductive cycle. Many are familiar with menopause and what it means for the female body. However, women do not just wake up suddenly to menopause. There is actually a transitional... Read More
Got Hormone Havoc? Anti-Age through Adrenal Health
Did you know that your adrenal glands are necessary for survival but if over or under active can age you prematurely and contribute to being fat, flabby, flaky, foggy, fatigued or forgetful? These tiny glands on top of the kidneys make many hormones and neurotransmitters that communicate with all pa... Read More
Foods that Affect Hormone Levels and Health
Many people forget that the foods we eat affect more than our energy levels or heart health. For centuries, food was our major source of medicine. Our bodies are designed to extract everything possible from our diet. These days, with more reliable healthcare, many forget the full impact of what we p... Read More
How to Choose a Multivitamin - an Expert's Guide
There are so many multivitamins on the market and many make outrageous claims. Despite the surge in their use, not many people know how to choose a multivitamin. They are unregulated and most companies do not adhere to quality standards. The New York Attorney General targeted major supplement brands... Read More
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