19
Dec

5 Tips for a Healthy New Year

Menopause is known as the change, but things don’t have to change for the worse. In fact, for many women, menopause is the beginning of a new opportunity to enjoy the life they want to live and for healthy aging. Here are my top 5 tips to “change” for the better and have a healthy …

28
Nov

Important Facts about Falling and How To Prevent Falls

It’s winter and that means slippery ice on the ground in many parts of the country… So it’s time to think about how to prevent falls more often than usual. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. …

28
Mar

Three Words Changed Everything…

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was five years ago, almost exactly. I was waiting with my wife, Sharon in her doctor’s office. After a brief conversation, he got to the point of the visit. (Click here for an audio version of me narrating this post over a bed of my original music). …

30
Apr

Get Fit & Fabulous in Time for Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and for some people, thoughts of balmy weather and days at the beach are inspiration enough to get out and get moving. If you need even more motivation to start exercising (and a few easy tips to make your weight loss goal a success), read on… General Benefits of …

15
Dec

Exercise During the Holidays to Lift Depression

The holidays are a time of joy and happiness. But sometimes this time of year can leave you feeling a bit low. You want to do something about it, but what? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 1 in 9 Americans over age 12 take an antidepressant and 60% will be …

22
Apr

Fast Food Diet Linked to Depression

A studyof 8,964 Spanish adults found that frequent fast food eaters were 40% more likely to develop depression than those who avoid burgers, pizza, and similar fast foods. This comes after another study showing a positive dose/response relationship between the amount of trans fat eaten and the risk for depression. In the same study, olive …

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 …

19
Dec

Better Exercise and Lead To Better Sex When Taking Antidepressants

If you are one of the millions of women taking antidepressant medications to improve your mood, you might have noticed a worsening libido. It’s a common side affect. Now a new study reveals that exercise might might be a solution. Women taking antidepressants, especially if their workouts occur right before sex, boosted libido. The researchers …