Healthy Aging Articles

Contrary to popular belief, your genes don’t necessarily determine your destiny. While many genes are static and determine our sex, eye and skin color, others need to be turned on or off to express a genetic trait. The on or off switch lies on top of the genome or genetic material and is the basis... Read More
Ageless, Forever Young, Younger You – all enticing titles of books on Anti Aging Medicine. What is Antiaging Medicine also known as Preventive Aging or Age Management Medicine? Taken from the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine’s Facebook page: “Anti-aging medicine is the ... Read More
It’s the season of sneezing and stuffiness from allergies, especially from pollen and trees if you are on the East Coast. This season is reported to be very bad. Since my friends on Facebook are all complaining I thought I would write about coping with allergies. There are three things to do: 1. R... Read More
Adding spice to your life can have some terrific benefits. Traders risked their lives and traveled far and wide to procure and sell these invaluable assets. Aside from adding flavor to foods, spices have been used for medicinal purposes for centuries. They have powerful effects in protecting the bra... Read More
With all the fuss about Healthcare Reform, perhaps we can shift our thinking to Self Care Reform. Would you make 4 lifestyle changes to avoid many of the major chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer, which in large part are preventable? “Healthy Living Is the ... Read More
Consider cutting health care costs by cutting calories. Perhaps the culprit also the quality of the food we eat. Films such as Food Inc and Supersize Me have been eye opening shedding some light on how our foods are processed and the effect it has on our health. Hefty headlines speak loudly about th... Read More
Radiation exposure is not just a function of a catastrophic disaster such as Chernobyl. What about Cat Scans, otherwise known as CT’s? We have a plethora of technology available to us to look inside ourselves and see tumors, plaque, abscesses, hemorrhages and other maladies. CT has had a profound ... Read More
Eat your broccoli is on the lips of many parents and what’s good for your children is also good for adults. Why so much attention to this dense green flowerlike vegetable and the other vegetables in this Brassica family such as cabbage, radishes, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and daikon? These cr... Read More
Improving mental health may be a fish story. Fat….it should all be in your head. Data suggests that populations that consume large amounts of fish appear to have relatively low rates of major depression. Rates of depression are high and increasing in parts of the world (eg, United States and Weste... Read More