June 2013

Top 3 States for Retirement

Top 3 States For Retirement

Although your idea of retirement may involve staying in the comfortable home you’ve been in for years, your city/state may actually not be the best place for your level of retirement savings and income.  If you’re thinking of retiring soon, you might want to reconsider relocating to a more beneficial retiree-dollars state.  You may be […]

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Pros and Cons of a Reverse Mortgage

Reverse Mortgages – What You Should Know Up Front

You’ve probably seen those commercials on television with Henry Winkler, “The Fonz”, extolling the virtues of a reverse mortgage as an answer to your retirement financial uncertainties.  Then there’s the one with ex-Presidential candidate/actor Fred Thompson telling you how a reverse mortgage can help you enjoy your retirement more by borrowing against the equity in […]

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Over 50? Tips To Avoid The Osteoporosis Epidemic!

In 2004, the U.S. Surgeon General reported that by the year 2020, Boomers may be facing an epidemic of disabling bone disease unless they do something to prevent it.  He reported that half of Americans over the age of 50 will either have osteoporosis or be at high risk for getting it.  Also, the number […]

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Is Osphena the answer to dyspareunia?

For Women Only: Is Osphena the Miracle Pill You’ve Been Hoping For?

Many of my patients are post menopausal women.  They are still, I feel, in the prime of their lives. They are very attractive, mature women full of goals that they’re still actively pursuing.  They are successful wives, significant others, mothers and grandmothers living busy, fulfilling lives.  Yet, in the privacy of their doctor’s office, many […]

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Caretakers: What You Need to Know To Protect Your Own Health

If you’re in the Boomer Age Group – roughly ages 49 to 67 – you may have an elderly parent – or even a son or daughter – for whom you’re the active caretaker.  As such, you have special health needs of your own that you need to be aware of.  Taking preventative measures to […]

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Cataract Awareness: Do You Know How To Protect Your Eyes?

Summer is officially here and probably the last thing you have on your mind is protecting your eyes from developing cataracts.  Yet, June is Cataract Awareness Month and for good reason.  Bright summer sun is one of the worst offenders of things that can put your eyes at higher risk for developing cataracts.  So read […]

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Reinventing Yourself: Why Following Your Dream is Heart Healthy

Reinventing Yourself: You’re Never Too Old to Get Happy

If you’re a Boomer, your kids are likely grown and out of the house (hopefully!), and you have more time and freedom to focus on your life now.  You’re not ready to retire and lately you’ve been wondering, now what? You might be finding yourself daydreaming about that vision of doing whatever it was you […]

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Dental Implants: Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

Although I’m not a dentist, I’ve been reading a lot of information about dental implants lately and I thought you might like the benefit of what I’ve learned.  You may have lost a tooth and may be self-conscious about your appearance – especially if the loss occurs in your “smile zone”.  You may be wondering […]

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Top 10 Exercises For Your Brain

Top 10 Exercises For Your Brain

Lately I’ve been having a lot of fun watching a television show called Brain Games on the National Geographic channel.  I sit down with the intention of watching only a half hour of it and then wind up having to pull myself away from the show, it’s that interesting.   It’s all about Brain Games – […]

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Derma Roller - Their Anti-Aging Benefits

Derma Rollers – Their Anti-Aging Skin Benefits

Recently, a patient interested in anti-aging skin techniques wanted to know about Derma Rollers.  So, I thought I’d put together some information for my readers as well so that all of you can benefit.  A Derma Roller  (also called skin roller, microneedling, microneedle roller) is a device that is used in Dermatology Esthetics (skin beauty) […]

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Toxic Emotions affect your Health

Toxic Emotions Take Their Toll on Your Health

When I think about how emotions and mental states can affect physical health, I’m always reminded of an old, famous movie starring Hollywood icons Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift. The movie is called Suddenly Last Summer and it’s all about how emotional duress can bring on illness – both mental and physical.  To sum it […]

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June is Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month: Do You Know the Top 5 Urgent Issues?

You know June is the month for Father’s Day but did you know that it has also been designated as International Men’s Health Awareness Month? It’s true.  All across the country, the spotlight will be focused on men’s health issues in health fairs, screening opportunities, and educational outreach events. As men typically put their health […]

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