December 2011

Magnesium Deficiency- Not To Be Mistaken For Normal Signs Of Aging

Some of the most frequent complaints I hear from my patients, especially those older than 50, involves muscle cramps and spasms, notably those leg zingers that make them jump out of bed in the middle of the night; trouble sleeping and daytime stiffness or pain in their muscles.  Most of my patients laugh these symptoms […]

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How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Really Need? The Whole Truth

I have a retired 64 year-old patient, I’ll call him Bob, who tells me that he never sleeps more than 5-6 hours a night and that he’s always up with the sun, full of energy for his active retiree day and never gets that mid-afternoon sleepy slump.   He’s doing well, has no major health concerns, […]

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Natural Remedies For Glowing Skin in 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond

Many of my patients, older than 40, ask me what products to use on their skin to keep it from showing signs of aging.  Although there are products I would recommend to keep skin youthful looking, there are plenty of natural remedies and solutions that prevent skin aging from the inside out. Paying attention to […]

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Stress, Heart Health and the Holidays

At this time of year with several big holidays approaching, like many of my patients, you may feel overwhelmed with too much to do and are starting to feel cranky and out of sorts.  Along with all the usual responsibilities of jobs, family routines, etc, this season brings the added pressure of financial concerns from […]

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pH Levels Keep Your Bones Healthy

I encourage my 50-and-older patients to get a bone density test every year. As this test  tells me if they’re losing or maintaining their bone density and strength. The pelvis and femur bones of the hips and upper thighs are especially significant as we get older because they support our body walking and standing and, […]

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Effortless Tips To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Effortless Tips To Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

We’re right smack in the middle of holiday-celebration season, and, if you’re like most of my patients, you want to indulge in all the food and merrymaking and not have to worry about weight gain.  Well, the holidays are for fun and fantasy, but, we have to be a little realistic when it comes to […]

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Bye Bye Digestive Problems

Some of the most common complaints I get from patients centers around their digestive issues, especially in my over 40 patients.  Seems things they used to be able to eat just don’t sit well with them anymore, or they are frequently bothered with constipation, gas, cramps, acid reflux, or bloating.  As I tell my patients, […]

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Major Developments in Type 1 Diabetes Treatments and Technology

December is the time of year of many holiday celebrations that involves eating more food than usual. Special holiday sweets – cookies, candies, cakes, and pies – are always part of the merrymaking that most people look forward to creating and eating.  It helps draw our attention to a disease that limits thousands of Americans […]

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