Healthy Aging Articles

Wouldn’t it be nice to indulge during the holidays and either lose or not gain weight? How about green tea? It’s... Read More
It’s inevitable. We will all age; the question is how. I saw a poster with 2 pictures on it. One was an elderly woman hunched over a walker and an aide was assisting her. She looked frail, had muscle wasting, a sunken face and a blank stare on her face. The other was a grey haired woman walking up... Read More
You are only as young as your oldest part, so what’s aging you? Is it your bones? Do you exercise; are you weak in one area? It’s that weak part that will fracture with a fall. Perhaps you are losing your balance. The changes are so subtle that you hardly notice until you try to recover from a f... Read More
Take your "Annual Physical” to a whole new level and learn how to prevent or reverse the chronic degenerative diseases of aging and restore the energy and vitality of your youth. Once you have had the traditional or technological “Annual Physical” and have been “scoped and scanned” to dete... Read More
Health care reform may encourage more preventive health, however, I ask, are we looking for the right thing in an Annual Physical? Albert Einstein said, "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." Having done annual physicals and Executive Physicals fo... Read More
I don’t like to be the messenger when people want to lose or maintain their ideal body weight. It feels terrible to have to tell people don’t eat this or that. Now at least I have some good news for the ladies who are always jealous that the men in their lives lose weight faster due to increased... Read More
Testosterone. It’s what makes men, men. It’s the hormone associated with libido and masculinity, yet it has many other benefits that are lost as hormone levels decline and contrary to popular thinking, women benefit from testosterone replacement as well. Adequate testosterone levels in both men ... Read More
We are all mortal and some people will go to great lengths to live longer. The quality of life is just as important and telomeres, the cap at the end of each strand of DNA has been associated with both. Telomere length may be a predictor of cancer risk and cancer fatality. One of the theories on ag... Read More
The list of benefits of adequate levels of Vitamin D keeps growing. In a recent article July Archives of Neurology, Participants whose serum concentration of the vitamin was at least 50 nmol/L had a 65% lower risk of cognitive decline than those whose levels were below 25 nmol/L. The lower limit of ... Read More