Vascular (vessel) disease is relatively rare in the early decades of a female’s life, but by the time a woman enters her 50′s cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases become leading causes of death. It has long been suspected that a female’s hormones play an important role in these age related cardiovascular changes. A
A study published in December 2011 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism examined testosterone level and its association with loss of lean body mass and lower extremity function in 1183 men 65 years and older. Researchers found that men with higher baseline testosterone levels lost less lean body mass, and
Ever wonder what are the secrets of healthy aging? A study presented in the July Journal of the American Medical Association shares four important habits of longevity. Not smoking, exercising at least thirty minutes a day, eating a Mediterranean diet, and maintaining a BMI (body mass index*) of less than 25 was
I recently started taking bioidentical hormones to help ease some of my menopause symptoms. I have more energy than I used to, my weight is more managable and my hot flashes are a thing of the past and while the hormones have helped tremendously with many of my symptoms, I still want to improve my health from a nutritional and fitness standpoint. I know that bioidenticals help with hormones, but what about everything else? What are some ways that I improve the way that my body ages?
According to an article published on WorldHealth.net, yoga can help women and men decrease inflammation and in turn significantly reduce the risk of heart disease, type-II diabetes, arthritis and other inflammatory-related health challenges brought on by aging.
According to a recent study conducted by Kaare Christensen and his colleagues at the University of Southern Denmark, a youthful appearance may actually be the answer to living longer.
Grouchy. Can’t Sleep. Putting on the LBs. When it comes to midlife and hormones, it’s clear that women aren’t the only ones going through “The Change.” It’s Called Andropause, aka “Male Menopause” and some doctors say that customized bioidentical hormones, mixed with diet and exercise, is the answer.
We all know that some foods are good for and some not so much. But what about fat? For what seems like forever, fat has been stigmatized for it's damaging effects on the human body, but recent studies has revealed that certain fats can actually help slow the aging process! To clear up some of the confusion, here's some quick knowledge on good fats and bad fats.
Limit your simple sugars and refined carbohydrates! According to BodyLogicMD Chief Medical Officer and Author of "Hormone Harmony" Dr. Alicia Stanton, eating a diet high in refined sugars and carbohydrates may increase the risk of developing cancer.
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BodyLogicMD shares 10 tips to healthy aging: get enough sleep, drink plenty of water, avoid harmful toxins such as caffeine, tobacco and alcohol, eat your vegetables, don’t forget to floss, substitute wheat for white, get your antioxidants, get fit, connect with people, balance your hormones.
Dr. Robert Rubin Naples, FL Whenever risk factors are considered for osteoporosis, menopause and andropause are at the top of the list. Many of the patients I see for bioidentical hormone therapy at my Naples BodyLogicMD office have questions about this issue. The answer is, there are many causes that can lead