February 2014

Get Fit With The National Plan You May Already Have!

As an orthopedist, I frequently tell my retired patients that in order to prevent disabling fractures as they get older, they have to keep their muscles strong too.  Exercise stimulates bone growth that builds healthy density and insurance against fracture.  That’s why I’ve been telling my patients about this great national fitness program that they […]

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Blueberry Polyphenols: Boost Weight Loss, Stop “Diabesity”

You can count on this newsletter to keep you informed about research findings of natural products that your doctor may not know about, or has deemed useless, choosing to uphold the status quo of the prescription drug dominated “medical establishment”.  So, here I’d like to tell you about the useful health benefits of a common […]

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Spice Up Your Love Life with This Exercise

Healthy Answers has told you about hot yoga, fizzy yoga, solo yoga, and Broga, now I’d like to tell you about Partner Yoga.  If your love life has fallen to the wayside in your relationship because of certain conditions that often affect the sexual functioning of older men and women, Partner Yoga may be just […]

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Speed Up Your Mental Performance with These 4 Nutrients

Many of my older patients have told me that if they had to pick a condition to get as they got older, it would be something other than one that affected their brain and mental performance.  After all, who you are now, who you were in your past, your life’s memories are all stored in […]

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Weight Loss 101: An Avocado for Lunch Turns off Appetite

It’s still early in the New Year and many of you are trying to stick to your resolution to lose weight.  But, like many of my patients, you may be having trouble controlling your appetite and snacking between meals.  A few days ago, I came across a very interesting piece of research that reveals how […]

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Red Light Skin Therapy: Reverses Skin Aging

Like 90 million Americans who use anti-aging products, you too may be interested in trying to maintain a more youthful appearance as you get older.  Nothing wrong with that!  In fact, I encourage it.  Like many older people, you may still be in the workforce, and plan to be for some time.  You have to […]

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Over 1 Million Americans Don’t Know They Have This Potential Killer

February is official Heart Month, not just your “emotional” heart commemorated by Valentines Day, but also your physical heart.  I’ve talked to you a lot about the importance of exercise, good nutrition, reduction of stress in lessening your risk for heart attack, but there’s another condition I’d like to talk to you about that doesn’t […]

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Study Finds Fish-Oil Based Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Guard Against Alzheimer’s

Since many of my patients and readers have entered the over 65 age bracket, or will in the near future, I always like to pass along anti-aging news and information that will help them live a stronger, healthier life well into their golden years. In fact, many of my patients ask me what they can […]

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Decrease Your Risk of Retinal Damage with Aerobic Exercise

I’m always telling my readers about the value of exercise for your overall health, but I haven’t really spoken to you about how it can help prevent eye disease.  I was pleasantly surprised to come across some interesting and helpful information about how exercise can help prevent, and/or slow down the progression of, age-related eye […]

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Marijuana: Could It Be the Key To Preventing Dementia?

Medical marijuana is sweeping the nation.  Several states have already legalized its use and, I predict that, not too far in the future, the entire country will legalize the controversial substance.  Now, I wouldn’t recommend smoking anything – as the act of drawing smoke into your lungs from any substance can cause inflammation and damage […]

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Pycnogenol – Research Proven to Create More Youthful Skin

Even though you’re getting older, your skin doesn’t have to keep up with your age.  Today, there are many great topical anti-aging skin care products out on the market but very few of them measure up to creating any measureable, visible results.  Many of my patients ask me what’s out there that really works to […]

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Get Outdoors, Have Fun, Get Fit with the 3 Best Senior Snow Sports

For those of you who live in colder, snow regions of the U.S., it’s been a brutal winter so far.  Forget the snow, the temperatures have been too dangerously low to go outside and exercise safely.  But here and there, there have been a few days each week where the sun has been out bright […]

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