Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Hormones – Enhance the Expression of Your Love

During the month of “love” most of us will be examining the amount of love that is present within our own lives. Although the word love is often abused in today’s society, the expression of love is an inherent need to almost every creature on this planet. From infants and through our entire adult life, [...]

Are You Well Grounded?

In today’s technological environment, advances have become unbelievable in wireless technology. Although wireless technology is convenient, there are associated health issues that we need to be made aware of. Wireless technology results in electromagnetic force(EMF) which has a direct effect upon our body and our health. With the ever-increasing electronic world combined with our disconnection [...]

Will You Have Tea With Me?

As we enter into a new year, most of us thought about the previous year and the changes that we would like to make in our life during the next 12 months. Surveys often indicate that these changes typically involve areas of health, weight issues, and personal improvement. First, we must realize that change is [...]

The Aging Eye

I recently had a patient inquire about how he could reduce his risk of losing his eyesight with age. Frequently as we get older, our vision begins to deteriorate. There are many factors that are important regarding visual acuity, but two of the most common seen are cataracts and macular degeneration. Certainly, there are many [...]

Growing Old, Bitter vrs. Better

In looking at today’s population, there is a steady increase in the oldest portion of living Americans. As recently outlined in the publication, TIME Healthland, called “America’s Oldest Old”, the ninety-year-old population is booming. Statistics are staggering as they outline that the oldest old are projected to increase from 1.9 million to 8.7 million by [...]

Holiday Stress

With the holidays quickly approaching; our minds are filled with excitement, anticipation, and a sense of eagerness to join our family and friends in celebration of the events to come. But along with the excitement we are often exposed to high levels of stress. In the plans that we have to make, deadlines that we [...]

What’s Your Diabetic Risk Score?

Diabetes has become a major health concern in the United States with a significant increase in prevalence, resulting in serious health complications regarding morbidity and mortality. The cost of healthcare in the United States is rapidly rising regarding diabetic care. Over 20 million Americans are thought to have insulin resistance, which precedes the onset of [...]

The Down and Dirty of Diabetes

With the incidence of diabetes rising in the United States, it is becoming a major health concern as diabetes causes an increase in both morbidity and mortality. The United States is currently spending more than $100 billion annually in the cost of diabetic care. Twenty to twenty five million Americans are thought to have insulin [...]

Got Gut?

The practice of metabolic medicine involves the optimization of metabolic pathways to allow our body to function at its maximum performance. Among many other things, this requires the adequate supportive nutrition such as vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and amino acids. Since our intestinal system is the gateway which allows nutrition into our body, this is [...]

Is Your Ticker on Testosterone?

Did you know that there is a link between low testosterone cardiovascular disease? In looking at coronary risk factors as reported in cell biology and vascular biochemistry and 2011, testosterone deficiency has been reported as a significant risk factor. Sub-optimal testosterone increases the risk of hypertension, obesity, insulin insensitivity, and diabetes. Multiple links have been [...]

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