Category: Aging

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Improving Memory Function Safely and Naturally

Improving Memory Function Safely and Naturally

Many people are worried that they might be losing their memory, or losing the ability to form new memories. Of course, neurogenerative diseases, such [...]
Midlife and Menopause: Mapping Your Path to Empowerment

Midlife and Menopause: Mapping Your Path to Empowerment

It is truly unfortunate, and even demeaning to women, that American culture defines menopause as a time of loss—loss of fertility, youthful skin, emot [...]
Massage Improves Quality of Life as You Age

Massage Improves Quality of Life as You Age

Americans are living longer, healthier, and more active lives than ever before. Specifically, the 65 and older population reached just under 50 millio [...]
Tools to Optimize the Brain and Enhance Memory

Tools to Optimize the Brain and Enhance Memory

As we age, brain health and memory become a major concern for many of us. The good news is, there are many things we can do to help keep our brain vit [...]
How Important Are Hormones to Our Overall Health?

How Important Are Hormones to Our Overall Health?

There are multiple factors that must be taken into consideration as we aim to achieve whole-body health, and one of the most important and often overl [...]
Transitioning to Menopause with Ease

Transitioning to Menopause with Ease

Menopause is a natural phase of life—it is going to happen, so instead of fearing it, we need to embrace it. We can start by following these tips to h [...]
Are the Comforts of Winter Damaging Your Skin?

Are the Comforts of Winter Damaging Your Skin?

All my life I have battled rosacea—a skin condition that in the winter gets aggravated with the harsh cold wind outside and the dry heat inside. I ear [...]
How to Be Fabulous Over 50

How to Be Fabulous Over 50

Aging is a natural part of life. Physiologically, during a process called sarcopenia, our bodies lose 3–5% of our muscle mass after age 30. Our fascia [...]
Softer Skin Than You’ve Had in Years

Softer Skin Than You’ve Had in Years

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Spa Director—Clinical Aesthetician Laura Duffany—atThe Spa at Litchfield Hills to talk about the hottest new t [...]
Treat Symptoms Before They Arise with Anti-Aging Medicine

Treat Symptoms Before They Arise with Anti-Aging Medicine

Doctors are trained to diagnose medical conditions and apply the correct treatment for those diagnoses. In anti-aging medicine, doctors attempt to do [...]
Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully

One of the plagues of aging is falling—even perfectly healthy seniors with no pre-existing medical problems have a greater chance of taking a tumble t [...]
Nine Tips for Healthy Aging

Nine Tips for Healthy Aging

We are all aging—but we are also living longer lives, so it is important to keep our bodies and minds as healthy as possible. Here are a few tips to h [...]
Facial Cupping Is the Hottest Anti-Aging Trend

Facial Cupping Is the Hottest Anti-Aging Trend

Before the 2016 Summer Olympics, many of us in the U.S. had never heard of cupping. We learned that swimming champion Michael Phelps received regular [...]
How Music Helps You Heal

How Music Helps You Heal

Music is primal to life and expressed by each of us every day, whether through dancing to a favorite tune, keeping rhythm with a pencil, or rememberin [...]
The Importance of Massage as We Age

The Importance of Massage as We Age

For most of us, aging is not something we look forward to; the impact it has on our physical (and mental) health is dramatic. As kids, all we want to [...]
The Power of CoQ10

The Power of CoQ10

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an organic compound that is fast becoming my favorite supplement. Among its many functions is its critical role in ATP, or ene [...]
Healthy Aging with Bioidentical Hormones

Healthy Aging with Bioidentical Hormones

Jane is a 48-year-old female who presented to our clinic with complaints of fatigue, irregular menstruation, headaches, low libido, difficulty sleepin [...]
The Basics of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT)

The Basics of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT)

Both women and men suffer from a wide array of symptoms that occur when our hormone levels naturally fall as we age. Synthetic pharmaceuticals prescri [...]
Kidney Care for Critical Detoxing and Longevity

Kidney Care for Critical Detoxing and Longevity

Are you seeking ways to improve your body’s ability to combat both viral and other infections and age-related degenerative diseases? One of the most i [...]
The Four Pillars of Anti-Aging Medicine

The Four Pillars of Anti-Aging Medicine

Although it has long been felt a healthy diet, regular exercise and stress reduction can result in a host of medical benefits, research has now valida [...]
8 Tips to Slow Down the Aging Process

8 Tips to Slow Down the Aging Process

Aging is inevitable, but premature aging is preventable. The goal of functional medicine is to help patients stay healthy, active and fit into their [...]
The Amazing Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

The Amazing Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

Stems cells are progenitor cells, meaning that they have the potential to morph into any type of body cell from nerve cell to cardiac cells and everyt [...]
Elder Scams: What You Need to Know

Elder Scams: What You Need to Know

It can happen to anyone, no one is truly scam proof. For almost an entire year my 90-year-old grandfather was the victim of a phone scam. He mailed th [...]
Advocating Care for Your Aging Parent

Advocating Care for Your Aging Parent

Family caregivers often accompany their parent to their doctor appointments and possibly even sit in the exam room with them. It is important to be p [...]
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