Healthy Aging Articles

When was the last time someone told you that appreciated you or something you did or said? When was the last time you told someone you appreciated them or something they did or said? Appreciation can be a powerful tool to form bonds, the appreciator and the appreciated derive many benefi... Read More
Did you know that the brain and the heart talk to each other? The way they communicate is through peptides which are hormones and neurotransmitters from the vagus nerve or parasympathetic nervous system that produces a relaxation response and the sympathetic nervous system that produces... Read More
Irritable? Tired? Anxious? Bloated? Gaining weight? Got cramps? Depressed? Maybe you want to run and hide or on the other hand yell, scream or lash out at someone. Perhaps you feel like you are blowing up like a balloon and feel bad about yourself. PMS and perimenopausal symptoms can wreak havoc on ... Read More
You may have heard the saying – trust your gut, or your gut is your second brain, or it’s all connected but how? Can you always trust your gut? What if the signals are crossed or misfiring? Can you still trust your gut, or will you get misinformation? Stress will affect your gut and ... Read More
A sedentary lifestyle has been shown to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Did you know that it is implicated in the development of breast cancer too? Studies showed that the most physically active women had a lower risk of breast cancer compared with women who were the least active. Regu... Read More
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