Healthy Aging Articles

Women who are not on hormones can get breast cancer due to lifestyle factors as well as the way they break down and eliminate estrogen.  A little-known factor is that even in women who are not taking hormones, they still make estrogen, however they make a type called estrone or E1, that is inflamma... Read More
The Sooner You Know How to Prevent Breast Cancer, the Better!
Since breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in women globally, it strikes fear in many women. According to the American Cancer Society, it is the most common cancer in female... Read More
Are you frustrated with losing weight and keeping it off? Have you tried everything and feel like you are stuck and getting nowhere? Have you considered it might be your hormones? Hormones control everything and your lifestyle can control your hormones. Hormones have profound effects on ... Read More

What You Need to Know to Prevent Illness and Slow Aging

It was a shock. A 52 year old brother of a friend died suddenly of a heart attack. Another close friend who never smoked and led a very healthy life, had a pulmonary embolism and was later diagnosed with advanced stage 4 lung cancer, ... Read More
Since Dr. Mark Hyman opened up the Functional Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic, we are hearing a lot about Functional Medicine. Many of my patients want to know the difference between traditional medicine and functional medicine. Here are some of the principles from the Institute of Functi... Read More
Your gut is key in supporting important bodily functions. It breaks down the foods you eat, absorbs nutrients and promotes energy production, hormone balance and more. But in order for your gut to function properly, your ‘gut flora,’ or bacterial makeup within you... Read More
Following “proper” nutrition means fueling your body the right way with the right materials. For humans, that means fueling up on the right foods. Nutrients from the foods we cons... Read More
Got acne, eczema or psoriasis? Many teenagers suffer from acne eczema and psoriasis; however, a significant number of adults complain about this as well. Acne is the most common skin condition and affects 85% of people at some point in life. All 3 conditions can have many causes and it tends to occu... Read More
Did you know that sun exposure is actually good for you? Our skin takes in the sun and our body makes vitamin D, a vital nutrient for healthy bones and teeth. But there is such a thing as having too