Metabolism is how your body changes the nutrients in the food and drink you consume into energy. And energy is essential for your body to function on every level. As you get older, your metabolism slows down. So, you want to do everything you can to fuel its fires and keep it going strong. The
There is one thing you probably do every night that shuts down your ability to focus and wreaks havoc on your memory. You ever read a fact that you already “know”, presented in a new light, and have your mind just completely blown? For instance, we all know Bill Gates is rich… something like 80 Billion
When it comes to aging, it’s not just about how many years you live; it’s about how many good years you have. It’s about the time you’re able to spend healthy, and independent, going where you want and doing what you want… You don’t want to worry about getting winded going up stairs or being
Ever play that old video game snake? It’s the one where you control a snake around your screen and make it eat dots or “eggs” without running into a wall. The game gets harder the longer you play because each time the snake eats an “egg” it gets a little longer. Eventually, the snake is
We are living through an exceptionally stressful time. As a working doctor, I know I’m feeling the pinch, and there’s a good chance you are too. I know that if we band together, practice social distancing and remain calm, we’re going to get through this. Now, I know that the last part, “stay calm” might
Is your holiday stress rearing it’s ugly head again? I’ve always thought the concept of stress attached to the word holiday was the ultimate contradiction. Shouldn’t a holiday be simply filled with joy and celebration? Yes! But…unfortunately, there is holiday stress and much of it is self-imposed. What is supposed to be a time of
Has it happened to you? Sagging skin. Thinning hair. Brittle bones. Love handles. Forgetfulness. Indescribable aches and pains. It’s hard to believe that would happen to robust, youthful you. Until it does. Proof: You’re old. Ick.