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
October 15, 2018
Wanting to live forever – or at least as long as possible – is a concept built into the human spirit. In fact, most Americans want to make it to 100, according to a survey conducted by the Stanford Center on Longevity, in partnership with TIME magazine. Advances in medical technology and a… See more
September 6, 2018
Have you heard about at-home kits that screen your genes for disease risk? All you do is send off a saliva sample to a company to find out whether you’re genetically predisposed to get certain illnesses. Doctors having been ordering genetic health-risk tests for years. What’s new is your ability… See more
By Janet Tiberian
August 17, 2018
You may already know that cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression are among the top risk factors for dementia. But so is being “skinny fat”, especially among older people… See more
By Janet Tiberian
July 23, 2018
Stress, anxiety and depression play a big part in the American culture. Sixty-one percent of Americans are stressed over work. A little over 18 percent of Americans have an anxiety disorder and 13 percent are taking antidepressants. It’s important to get these issues under control — they can affect… 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 Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
July 2, 2018
Just about all of us have embarked on a weight loss journey at some point in our lives. In fact, more than 80 percent of Americans currently report being over their ideal weight in a new MDVIP survey. The good news is that… See more
June 22, 2018
The supplement aisle in grocery stores is tempting, isn’t it? The labels on the backs of the bottles would have you believe that for just a few dollars, you could take a pill that improves a huge range of symptoms – or just your overall health.  I have a feeling you know the bad “news” I’m about… See more
June 13, 2018
Over the last few years inflammation has become public enemy number one. And with good reason. It’s been linked with chronic diseases, autoimmune disorders, musculoskeletal pain and mental health issues. As more and more studies about gut health are published, it seems inflammation is the catalyst… See more
By Janet Tiberian
June 8, 2018
Gut health is a relatively new line of research. As more and more studies are published, experts realize that gut microbiota function like an organ. And like other organs, it’s affected by what you ingest. While you’re probably aware your diet can affect biomes, you may not have thought about… See more
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