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Jul

Glucosamine, Exercise and Menopause Symptoms

Are you suffering from arthritis? Worried about diabetes? In or around menopause? The June issue of Menopause had new information about glucosamine, a common over-the-counter supplement.   First of all, arthritis and arthritic pain is extremely common. It affects over 40 million people in the United States and over 350 million people worldwide. Most people …

24
May

This Body – How Well Do You Take Care of Your Body/

My philosophy is to take care of the SUM of you and not just SOME of you. It’s important to be able to offer the latest medical information and treatments, but it’s also important to offer a holistic approach. That’s my philosophy. For this blog post, I decided to say this another way. Let me …

6
Mar

Estrogen and Belly Fat – Discover estrogen’s role in Jelly belly

Do you think estrogen causes belly fat? Are you worried jelly belly in inevitable. Belly fat and menopause go hand in hand for many women – but it doesn’t have to be that way.   And the confusion about the impact of estrogen on weight adds to the reluctance that many women have about taking …

7
Nov

Interview with Dr. Caroline Apovian The Age-Defying Diet

Outsmart Your Metabolism to Lose Weight Dr. Mache Seibel: What made you want to write The Age-Defying Diet? Dr. Caroline Apovian: Over the past 10-15 years I realize that most of my patients see me for their weight, for other nutritional issues. All the questions that they had for me had to do with turning …

31
Oct

Healthy Halloween – A Fun Halloween Song

It’s Halloween and tonight spooks and goblins will ring our doorbells in hopes of massive stashes of sugar loads that are really unhealthy and will last for weeks to come. Wouldn’t it be great if the focus was just on having a good time, dressing up and engaging in fun activities, and have the “treat” …

23
May

Get the Facts on FRAX

Fact: More than half of all bone fractures are in people with osteopenia rather than osteoporosis. May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month and the perfect time to bone up on your potential fracture risk.   If you haven’t heard of FRAX, it stands for Fracture Risk Assessment Tool. It was developed by the …

11
Mar

Sing Along With The Colonoscopy Song

You wouldn’t think the World Series and colonoscopy had anything to do with each other. But for me it did. When my doctor suggested I have a colonoscopy, I said I’d do it when the Red Sox won the World Series. At the time, they hadn’t done it in 86 years and I thought I …

26
Feb

Stem Cells Repair Heart Disease – Dr. Mache Interviews Dr. Doris Taylor

Every year about 715,000 Americans have heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and for the first time, more women are dying of heart disease than men.   Having a heart attack can have a very major affect on your life …

24
Jan

Manage MS With Diet and Lifestyle – The Wahls Protocol

Multiple sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic and often disabling disease. What makes it so challenging for people is that it attacks the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. For some people, the symptoms can be mild, and the person only has to deal with numbness in the …

3
Jan

The Nutritional Quality of Fast Food Meals

It seems there is less and less time for home cooked meals so there is lots of eating on the run as work days compress lengthen and free time seems to disappear in our 24/7 world.   And we all know that the holiday season we’ve just passed through is notorious for adding a few …

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