Healthy Aging Articles

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Calcium is necessary to keep our bones strong and it also plays a role in nerve conduction, and muscle contraction. It moves blood throughout your blood vessels and acts as a signaling molecule to release hormones and enzymes and plays a role in blood clotting by regulating platelet activation. The ... Read More
Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States.  Autoimmune antibodies destroy thyroid cells and after many years, the thyroid is no longer able to produce an adequate amount of thyroid hormone. You can have symptoms long before your lab values confirm that yo... Read More
Chia Seed Pudding
I generally ask my patients to do a 2-week detoxification and elimination diet and I always get asked what can I eat? They often focus is on what they can’t have rather than what they can. Yet the variety of foods they can eat is enormous, it’s just that people get in the habit of eating the sam... Read More
Hormone Replacement Therapy printed on a graphic
Have you just had it with the anxiety, irritably, lack of sleep, brain fog and weight gain due to hormone imbalances but are afraid to seek treatment? Hormone imbalances can drastically affect the quality of your life. What if the benefits outweighed the risks? If so, is hormone replacement somethin... Read More
Group of people performing resistance exercise training
Muscle loss is common as we age. It starts when we are young. Beginning in your 30’s. muscle loss is about 3-5% per decade. You not only begin to look flabby, but losing muscle also has serious health consequences. Sarcopenia, the medical term for loss of muscle tissue, is a natural part of the ag... Read More
gears in formation of a human head within a clock to represent circadian rhythm
You are not just what you eat, it’s when you eat that can have risks or benefits. When you eat and snack at irregular times of the day you can disrupt the biological clocks in every cell and organ in your body. Molecular clocks are present in almost every cell of our body. These timekeeping mec... Read More
Brain design with chalk and healthy foods
Your brain is the seat of control for your bodily functions and is the source for imagination, creativity and innovation. When it works well, you can have more control, stable moods, inspiration, motivation, focus, productivity, learn and grow, have fun and get a sense of fulfillment and purpose whi... Read More
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Collagen is all the rage now. The New York Times stated: Google search data reflects the growing obsession: People have searched for collagen an average of 1.4 million times each month this year to date, a number that’s jumped 35 percent from last year, according to research firm Spate. Collagen p... Read More
lady using dry brush to clean skin
Skin turns over and can be the harbinger of dead cells that cling to the surface. This leaves the skin feeling dry and it looks dull and lifeless. There is a simple technique that uncovers the new, healthy cells leaving your skin soft, silky and glowing as well as providing other benefits. This t... Read More