July 2012

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PART II: Memory And Future Decisions

Mike, a patient of mine, recently confided in me that he was conflicted and a little anxious lately. He told me it was because he had been having a life problem that he didn’t quite know how to handle.  He said that his mind was clouded with past memories that were affecting his current decision.  […]

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Vitamin K2/MK-7: Powerful Vitamin Builds Strong Bones

As you may know by now, I’m always on the lookout for new, all-natural remedies for specific health issues that I can share with my patients and readers.  One of the most exciting new research findings that I’ve come across recently involves the incredible benefits of a little known vitamin – vitamin K2 – and […]

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PART I: You Can Prevent Those ‘Tip Of The Tongue’ Memory Errors

One of the most frustrating, and embarrassing, things has to be those memory glitches that occur when you’re trying to recall information that you just can’t access.  You may be having a conversation with someone and you’re trying to tell him or her the name of some actor in a movie or some product you […]

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Retinal Detachment: Stop It From Robbing Your Vision

One of the most anxiety producing health issues for my patients concerns the impairment, or possible loss of, their vision as they get older.  These vision changes can range from not being able to read fine print without glasses or more serious conditions, like retinal detachment, that can cause permanent vision loss.  Chances are you’ll […]

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Natural Acid Found In Apple Peels Helps Prevent Muscle Loss

One of the concerning issues faced by people over-age 50 is the gradual loss of muscle mass that starts to speed up past this age.  The big medical term for this muscle mass loss is sarcopenia and it only gets worse if you don’t take measures to fight it. One of these measures is a […]

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Orthopedic Products Don’t Say "Old"

I often recommend that my patients buy specially designed “orthopedic” products – shoes, pillows, mattresses – to safeguard and preserve their health.  Many of them feel this is an unnecessary expense and it makes them feel “old” using such products.  However, when I tell them how many health benefits are associated with using orthopedically correct […]

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Stone Fruits Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer/Diabetes

It’s summer and stone fruits like peaches, plums and nectarines are in season and ripe for the picking.  I always recommend to my patients, and my readers, that they eat more fruit, as they are full of healthy antioxidants, vitamins and fiber content.  Now, I’d like to share with you two more important reasons you […]

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How Probiotics Help Create Healthy Skin

If you came into my office and asked me how you could create healthier, younger-looking skin, one of the things I would ask you about is your intestinal health.  You may wonder what the connection is and this is what I’d tell you. Beautiful Skin Reflects A Healthy Gut – Probiotics Can Help  Your skin […]

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Boost Your Health With A Mediterranean Diet

You may have been hearing about the “Mediterranean diet” which has been buzzing all over the news lately.  Touted to help you lose weight, lower cholesterol, boost immunity, and even help you live longer, you may be wondering, as are my patients, how you too can reap the benefits of this health-boosting plan.  Here’s how: […]

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The Sun And Your Skin – It’s Complicated

Living in Florida, most of my patients, like myself, enjoy being out in the sun all year long. Now that it’s summer across the United States, you, too, are more likely to get out in the sun.  I want to remind you, though, that when it comes to the relationship between your skin and the […]

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Ketogenic Diets: A New Answer To An Old Problem?

The need in humans to lose weight from time to time is an age-old problem.  A good many of my patients have varying degrees of overweight – 20, 30, some 40 or more lbs overweight.  Some of them tell me they try to follow a low fat diet but just can’t seem to lose any […]

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DHA Fatty Acids Protect And Improve Vision

I want to tell you about an amazing substance that helps prevent a vision problem associated with aging – ARMD, or age-related macular degeneration. Over 9 million Americans over the age of 40 already have symptoms of ARMD which, next to cataracts, is the second highest vision stealer.  Yet, ARMD can be prevented if you […]

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