Healthy Aging Articles

Olive oil being poured into a clear bowl
Olive oil has been shown in many studies to be heathy for the heart and to decrease mortality and some chronic illness. Most of the studies were done in the Mediterranean regions where intake of extra virgin olive oil can be up to 20 grams a day (about 5 teaspoons), along with up to 18 grams a day o... Read More
DHEA written on a notebook
Let’s face it. Our moods can sometimes turn down and dark and we need a way out. Aging, illness, and mood go hand in hand. There are many things that can lift our moods and slow the aging process. The special hormone comes after the fundamentals such as:
  • Staying in tune with our circa... Read More
Pages Overlapping on wooden desk with headers for hormone replacement therapy
Many women fear hormone replacement therapy due to the risk of breast cancer. They don’t realize that women who are not on hormones get breast cancer and that some studies indicate the risk of breast cancer is much lower than what was reported in the Women’s Health Initiative Study. Subsequent s... Read More
Woman measuring her waist
No amount of exercise can combat a bad diet. Most people who come to me tell me they eat healthy, however the definition of healthy may be defined by marketers and the food industry who want to tout the health benefits of foods using pseudo-science without understanding your individual risk factors,... Read More
Female hand holding a supplement
For almost 2 years we have been bombarded with information regarding supplements to boost immune health. Now we have had time to study and test them in real life situations, I want to share some of the newer recommendations based on studies as well as some of the cautions in using what we have known... Read More
Immune System words on a track & field track
I must admit that when it comes to learning well researched and tried and true in medicine, health, and wellness as well as the latest and greatest breakthroughs, I am a bit of nerd. I have studied under so many organizations and thought leaders throughout the pandemic to help my patients and follow... Read More
Hand with dry skin, appears to be scratching the dry skin
The cold, dry winter brings out the worst in skin leaving it dry, flaky, irritated, and more sensitive and wrinkled. However, there is lot you can do to combat the ravages of winter on skin in any season.

Moisturize with Humectants and Occlusives

Plump up and hydrate the ... Read More
Hand placing the letter b in the word Libido
The pandemic lockdown, the uncertainty, and the change of life as we knew it has taken its toll on people physically and mentally. A sex drive in reverse has been a common complaint during the pandemic and a lot of this applies to men and women, however, I will focus mostly on women. Hypoactive Sexu... Read More
Woman looking at her reflection in the mirror admiring her healthy skin
Since aging is the #1 risk factor for most major illnesses, delaying the aging rate by 7 years would cut the incidence of disease in half! Our chronological or actual age does not necessarily reflect our biological age. We could be younger or older and there are now ways to measure ... Read More