Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian
November 15, 2018
Low estrogen levels in women can cause weight gain, mood swings and headaches. It also raises the risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and dementia. And in men it may raise body fat, lower sex drive and contribute to erectile dysfunction.  Seems awful. But there is one bright spot –… See more
By Janet Tiberian
November 13, 2018
Low testosterone, commonly referred to as low T, can cause a wide range of health issues for both men and women. It’s tied to erectile issues and difficulty concentrating in men, as well as low libido, fertility problems, weight gain, muscle and bone loss, depression, osteoporosis and type 2… See more
By Janet Tiberian
November 13, 2018
Low levels of estrogen and testosterone play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death among Americans. The link is to the most common type of heart disease, coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD develops when cholesterol and other substances accumulate along… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 23, 2018
Gray hairs, wrinkles and an expanding waist line are common visual signs of aging. But there are also many hidden signs, like brain shrinkage. Brain shrinkage – formally known as brain atrophy or cerebral atrophy – is the loss of brain cells and connections between cells that maintain cellular… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 13, 2018
If you’ve been a loyal patient of your primary care physician, here’s some good news: Patients who continuously use the same primary care doctor live longer, according to a recent study published in BMJ Open journal. Results also… See more
By Janet Tiberian
May 18, 2018
When it comes to aging, there are no magic pills. But a new study is shining light on a supplement that may help reverse aging in your blood vessels.  MitoQ -- an anti-aging supplement and pharmaceutical grade antioxidant -- may reverse vascular aging in older adults by as much as 15 to 20 years,… See more
March 26, 2018
Did you know that dementia isn’t a disease? It’s also not one of those inevitable aspects of aging, like getting shorter or losing muscle mass. (In fact, it’s not even a normal part of the aging process, according to the National Institute on Aging.) Dementia is an umbrella term for a range of… See more
March 26, 2018
You’ve heard it a million times: Eat healthier for your heart, to prevent diabetes, for your joints. But what about your brain? Research suggests that some of the foods you should be eating anyway can also help your mind stay sharp as you age. Even if you’re not inclined to follow the diet that… See more
March 26, 2018
If you’re worried about your brain health, forget Sudoku. Online memory sites? Skip them. Instead, put on your walking shoes. That’s right: Exercise has been shown to help improve brain function and protect against dementia. In fact, it lowers your risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. More… See more
December 28, 2017
Not sure when you should get vaccinated as an adult? Use this chart as a guide, but always ask your primary care physician about which vaccines you should get and when.
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