Healthy Aging

Healthy Living as we age becomes an important factor for longevity. Most vital is having a healthy diet and choosing the right foods and recipes. This healthy eating will help in how to lose weight properly and will result in overall health and wellness.

Men’s Health and Women’s health as we age are important topics and the articles within this section cover many of the diseases and conditions common for those over 50 years old.

Folic Acid Lowers Risk for Summer Heat Cardiac Events

Now that you’re older, you may be having a hard time tolerating summer heat, especially when the humidity is high. A new study shows that supplementing with a certain vitamin may be what you need to feel better in summer heat. Folic Acid Helps Older People Tolerate Summer Heat When you were a kid you […]

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Science’s Promising New Hope Against Skin Aging

If you’re over 50, you may be seeing more skin aging than you want to. You look into expensive creams and treatments that, although they may help, don’t really offer a lasting effect. But take heart. In about 2 years, a brand product to fight skin aging could be available commercially. Let me tell you […]

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4 Common Mental Health Issues That Go Undiagnosed

May is finally here and sunny days are occurring more often.  But, many people don’t enjoy sunny days due to a mental health issue.  Many of these issues go undiagnosed as they can become mistaken for other natural aging issues.  With May being mental health month, it’s a good time to assess your own mental […]

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These 3 Healthy Habits Fight Mental Decline

One of the biggest fears my patients have about getting older is losing their mental sharpness.  But, the truth is, mental decline is not a “given” of getting older.  Rather, it’s a consequence, or the end result, of not safeguarding your overall health.  That’s why I’d like to tell you about 3 simple ways you […]

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6 Things You Do Every Day That Age Your Skin Fast

Many of my patients ask me what they can do to help regain a more youthful look to their skin.  They want to know if there’s any new special creams, or procedures, to fight dryness, sagging and wrinkling.  They’re actually shocked when I tell them about the common things they might be doing to age […]

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Got Muscle Knots? New Procedure Releases Them

Spring is here and you’re eager to get back to exercising outside.  Whether its running, bicycling, shooting hoops in your driveway, or just talking long walks, your muscles and bones will benefit.  Muscle tightness, though, can derail your best exercise efforts and sideline you if you’re not careful.  But, now there’s a new procedure that […]

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Your SmartPhone Could Change This Part of Your Brain

If you’re like me, you spend a LOT of time on your SmartPhone.  But you and I aren’t unique.  Look around you.  Everywhere you go, you’ll see almost everyone on their SmartPhone.  They’re either texting someone, talking to someone, using an APP, or looking up something or other.  We’ve become addicted to our SmartPhones and […]

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Age-Proof Your Skin with this Natural Anti-Aging Extract

In your quest to stay younger looking, you may have spent a lot of time and money on anti-aging products that didn’t deliver much.  But there’s one simple plant extract that you’ve likely overlooked.  And, unlike all those other expensive synthetic products, this natural nutrient is research proven to slow down cellular aging. This Powerful […]

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Older and Lacking Confidence? This Can Give it Back

Psychologists say we all have periods of low self-esteem in our lives.  Starting in your young teen years to about age 18, self-esteem seems to be at its lowest.  It then drops off in the intervening years but comes back for an encore past age 60.  Oddly enough, both teenagers and seniors share at least […]

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Natural Extract Gives Sunscreen Protection to Your Skin

I’m sure you’re as done with winter this year as I am.  With all the snow and frigid weather that many parts of the country have had, I can’t wait to see spring officially arrive in a few short weeks.  But with the Sun starting to come out more often, you’ll have to start protecting […]

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The Right Sleep Positions for Aches and Pains

If you’ve ever pulled a muscle, pinched a nerve, or, worse, injured a disk in your back, neck or shoulder, you know how painful these conditions can be.  You also know how uncomfortable it can be to try to sleep with these conditions.  The biggest complaint of my patients that have these injuries is not […]

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Why Your Dentist Needs to Know About Your Bone Scan

I have many postmenopausal women as patients.  I usually see them when they’ve broken a bone or have been referred to me for bone density studies.  Bone density studies show how bones are doing particularly after menopause when hormone changes can weaken bones.  Recent research, though, has shown that a bone density study may also […]

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