From the Archives: A Key Component to Healthy Aging & Longevity: Exercise

On Thursday, June, 27th, 2019 in Anti-aging

older woman with FitBit

It wasn’t so long ago most folks believed that growing old meant slowing down, becoming more sedentary. These days, lots of us are sedentary from childhood onward – even if the demands of life keep us from slowing down as much as we need to. Movement. Rest. Rejuvenation and regeneration. That’s the natural cycle we […]


How Helpful Is Your Trusted Fitness Tracker?

On Thursday, June, 13th, 2019 in Healthy Lifestyle

man checking fitness tracker

We’ve come a long way from the days when you attached a step-counter to your belt loop! Most everyone in the gym seems to be checking the wearable computer on their wrist. Your great aunt is texting you about the number of steps she got in today, according to her Fitbit. There are heart rate […]


Choosing a Probiotic? Some Things to Consider First

On Thursday, May, 23rd, 2019 in Supplements & Remedies

bottle with capsules spilling out

No doubt, you’ve heard plenty about the wonders of probiotics. Maybe you’re taking them yourself. After all, they’re well-known to diversify the gut’s microbiome, able to help create a healthy balance of bacteria – a state of affairs that brings its own benefits, from relieving IBS symptoms to improving mental health to preventing certain infections. […]


Sleep More & Better. Your Brain Will Thank You

On Thursday, May, 9th, 2019 in Anti-aging

woman sleeping soundly

Maybe you were up late working. Or binge watching a show. Or scrolling incessantly through your social media feeds. Or maybe you just couldn’t sleep, getting two, three hours in at the most. You know what that next morning is like. You lose your car keys. You forget that 3pm appointment you made a few […]



Is the HCG Diet for Rapid Weight Loss Really All That?

On Thursday, April, 11th, 2019 in Anti-aging, Weight loss

feet on scale

Whether you’re looking to lose weight for health or appearance, one tool worth considering is the HCG diet. It’s not new by any means, having been developed in the early 1950s by Dr. ATW Simeons, who published the theory behind it in The Lancet in 1954. So you may have heard something of it before […]


Live Your Best, Healthiest Life with Longevity Medicine

On Thursday, March, 28th, 2019 in Anti-aging

older couple on beach

Over the past few years, we’ve been hearing more about the quest for immortality among Silicon Valley types in particular. Some are even so bold to predict that we’ll soon conquer death entirely. Yet the dream of living forever has been around…well, seemingly forever. In Greek mythology, we get the story of Eos, goddess of […]


Why EDTA Is the Right Chelator for Gadolinium

On Thursday, March, 14th, 2019 in Chelation Therapy

brain MRI

When you get an MRI, a contrasting agent may be used to improve the clarity of the imaging. The downside, however, is that those dyes usually contain gadolinium, a toxic heavy metal. It was once thought that this was a risk mainly for people with impaired kidney function, but as a 2018 literature review noted, […]


Nutritional Support with IV Drip Therapy

On Thursday, February, 28th, 2019 in IV Drip Therapy

IV drip

So, yes, the whole diet is vitally important. But with respect to nutrition, there are times when even that alone might not be enough. Is your body getting all the nutrients you give it? As we noted last time, many factors can affect nutrient absorption. For instance, some genetic variants can cause issues. MTHFR mutations, […]


It’s the Whole Diet that Matters, Not Any One “Superfood”

On Thursday, February, 14th, 2019 in Diet & nutrition

superfoods

As we were saying, your body needs real food. Can we take that a step further and see food as medicine? You’ve probably heard the saying “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food” – an idea that’s usually attributed to Hippocrates. In truth, though, the phrase doesn’t seem to turn up in […]