Healthy Aging Articles

Exhaled droplets and aerosols can remain suspended in air for extended periods of time. The new virus strains are much more contagious but not necessarily more deadly. Now that people are getting vaccinated, more people may want to consider traveling to escape the cold or hot spots or to just get aw... Read More
Many people are in a state of uncertainty and high anxiety. Some of the issues the world is facing are not going to go away anytime soon. Building resilience through good health habits, nutrition, exercise, hormone balancing, and sleep is imperative to get through tough times. All of these can ease ... Read More
Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause and in Western societies. They occur in about 75% of perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. The symptoms can be sweating on the face, neck, and chest, as well as flushing and the feeling of heat. They can come and go in a flash going from hot to... Read More
Last year was extremely tumultuous and stressful. It upended our daily routines, the way we interacted, worked and how we view the world. It caused many people to reevaluate what they were doing and why and the changes they would have to or want to make to not only survive but thrive during this pan... Read More
Are you experiencing sadness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, excessive sleep, and have you lost interest in activities that you normally enjoy? Do you crave starches and sweets and as a result gained weight from eating them? Does this occur in the winter when the days... Read More
Now that the cold and flu season is upon us and we are stuck indoors and can’t have company due to social distancing, the question arises if air purifiers can protect us against infection. We breathe approximately 20,000 breaths per day. When the air that we breathe is polluted and indoor air i... Read More
The thought of developing cancer is a very serious concern that is quite scary, physically, emotionally and financially. It’s something that once a person gets it, they may have a lingering feeling of doom. Will it recur and if so, when? According to the World Health Organization, cancer is the... Read More
Exercise has long been my prescription for reversing many metabolic disorders. It has been known to help people lose weight, raise good cholesterol and lower blood sugar, blood pressure and the risk for diabetes. Did you know it could help you live longer and sharpen your brain and memory?

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The NY Times wrote an article which echoed what I have been seeing in my practice since the pandemic began. The disturbing symptom of hair loss! Yes, men and women alike really freak out when they lose their hair. You don’t even have to have the virus to get hair loss. Just the stress of what is g... Read More