December 2014

Trans Fats Put Older Women At Risk for Stroke and Memory Loss

Now you might think with that title that I’m being ageist, and/or sexist, to all my older women readers.  On the contrary, as a cardiologist, I want to help all of my older women readers to stay youthful and healthy for as long as possible.  That’s why I’m giving you ladies the inside scoop on […]

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Hearing Loss May Reveal Early Heart Disease

You’ve heard me say many times that your heart health is often reflected in other parts of your body.  In fact, signs and symptoms of underlying heart disease can show up as symptoms in a seemingly unrelated part of your body first. That’s why I’d like to tell you why symptoms of hearing problems may […]

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New Laser Lets You Erase Old Tattoo Memories

Many people get a tattoo to commemorate something or show their devotion to someone.  But some of those things they commemorated, or the devotion they had for someone, displayed in living color on their arms, legs, back, etc, may now be something/someone they’d rather forget.  If you’re living with a past tattoo that you now […]

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To Live Longer, Science Says You’ll Need To Limit This

Would you stay on a calorie/carbohydrate-controlled diet if I told you it would add decades of youthful living to your life? Not only would you live longer, but you’d live in good health without the typical diseases and conditions of aging. Or would you say, to heck with it, I don’t care if I live […]

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Heel Spurs: Prevent Pain and Stay Active

I can’t tell you how many times patients hobble into my office complaining of a stabbing, miserable pain in their heel.  Maybe you’re experiencing the same.  When you get out of bed in the morning, the pain zings like an arrow through your heel.  It can even knock you off your balance.  The rest of […]

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Stasis Dermatitis May Reveal Serious Health Conditions

If you’re over 50, you may have noticed discolored patches of brownish or purplish skin on your lower legs.  These areas may be flaky dry and itch often.   Although they’re common in older people, you don’t want to ignore them.  They could be the first sign of an underlying health condition that requires attention.  This […]

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This Power Veggie Boosts Bone Strength and More

I’m always excited when I come across something natural that helps promote good bone health.  And when it also helps other aspects of your health, that’s even better.  That’s how I feel about what I’ve learned about a certain common vegetable that I hadn’t paid much attention to before.  I had no idea it was […]

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Control This 1 Thing to Prevent Brain Cell Damage

Aging gracefully is part genetics and how well you take care of yourself through the years.  Anti-aging researchers now have a better understanding of just how important stress is in relation to how youthful you’ll stay as you get older.  That’s why I want to tell you about some new findings about how chronic stress […]

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