Healthy Aging Articles

The Types of Sugar – Are All Sugars Created Equal?
Sugar is as addictive as cocaine. It’s no wonder we fall prey to all of the marketing hype surrounding different types of sugar that have so-called “health benefits.” Sugar is sugar, regardless of its source. Sugar causes inflammation regardless of its source. Sugar-containing substances diffe... Read More
How to Pick a Probiotic - A Beginner’s Guide
When you hear the word “bacteria,” you’re likely to shiver in disgust, no doubt picturing some creepy-crawly microorganism that’s responsible for infection. However, not all bacteria are created equal. Few people are aware of the tiny civilization of good bacteria, known as probiotics, that ... Read More
Gut Bacteria – The Secret to Outstanding Health
Why are gut bacteria so important for good health? At least 80% of your immune system is in your gut. Your gut is a portal of entry for bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungus, and contaminants. It can either be a breeding ground for all of these or you can keep it healthy and protected with good gut f... Read More
12 Foods That Improve Memory and Benefit Anti-Aging
As we grow older, inevitably our minds change. Synapses don’t fire like they once did and you may find that you’re unable to recall information as sharply as you used to. Some are tempted to turn to some miracle pill or supplement to help keep their minds sharp. However, the solution to a better... Read More
How to Choose a Functional Medicine Doctor
Functional medicine is a unique form of medicine where doctor and patient form a partnership to get to the root cause of what is ailing you. A functional medicine doctor will take more time to look at you holistically and help you choose natural means through diet, lifestyle, and supplements to prev... Read More
Executive Health Exams - What is Genetic Panel Testing?
Executive health exams, done by a functional medicine doctor, offer patients more than the typical yearly physical done by a general physician. They provide a deeper and more comprehensive insight into health and wellness. Executive health exams can help patients understand how their body is perfor... Read More
wellness supplements
Oftentimes patients come to me and discuss past situations that could have been handled quickly and effectively with natural supplements. However, in most situations, you have to have the supplements on hand so you can deal with common issues as soon as they arise. I will share with you the must hav... Read More
Meditation and Stress - How to Help Manage Stress Naturally
These days, we’re often burdened with having too many things to do with too little time to complete it all. Stress is a common component in daily life for many, but not everyone knows how to properly manage it. Left to fester, stress can lead to some serious health problems. Last month, we talked ... Read More
Stress Reduction Techniques for Calming
Life, in general, has become so complicated. If you don’t have some go-to stress reduction techniques at your fingertips, your cortisol and adrenaline can become elevated and cause some serious health issues. Stressors can be anything your mind or body perceives as being off balance. Nothing seems... Read More