Healthy Aging Articles

The buzz these days is the microbiome. With the advent of new technology, the bugs in our gut are being studied like they never were before! It has become the hottest area of medicine.  Microbiome research is investigating how the bacteria that live in and on our bodies affect our health. It is fas... Read More
Menopause has been linked to risk for many chronic illnesses. It’s a time when being “hot” is not so hot or desirable. It’s more than just symptoms that will pass. Serious metabolic and physical changes will occur with or without symptoms. Menopause has been defined as not having a menstr... Read More
Tired, depressed and overweight can be a sign of a thyroid disorder. Thyroid hormone regulates and affects EVERY cell of your body. It is essential to life. Thyroid disorders are on the rise due to many factors. The American Thyroid Association states:” More than 12 percent of the U.S. population ... Read More
Headaches, fatigue, bloating, rashes – it could be non celiac gluten sensitivity. Hippocrates said: “All disease begins in the gut.” When you include the adage “You are What you Eat,” some common truths emerge. What we eat can have a significant impact on our health. Gluten free products a... Read More
What would you think if I told you that healthy things you eat and drink almost every day have toxins that can cause illness? Before you get depressed and throw your hands up into the air and say you can’t eat anything healthy so you might as well eat some foods you love and crave that are not ver... Read More
When I ask my patients if they are stressed, invariably they say not more than usual and they tell me that they are handling it. Oftentimes they don’t realize the affect it is having on their physical and mental health. Stress can make any immune, hormonal or mental or physical symptom or illness ... Read More
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Did you ever hear the term ‘grumpy old men?” Some say whether young or old, men may be feeling this way because of low testosterone. Low energy low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, loss of muscle mass and motivation, and loss of zest for life can be symptoms of low testosterone in both men and w... Read More
Put on your oxygen mask first is what they say when giving safety instructions on the airlines. How often do you put yourself first? Are you spending all of your time caring for others while you neglect your own needs? How effective can you be when you are tired, stressed, stretched too thin and not... Read More
Is Intermittent fasting the solution to your diet woes? You may be tired of adhering to a strict diet just to maintain your weight. For some people any type of fast can seem daunting. Yet fasting has been a part of the cycles of life for ages.

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