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Aging and Muscle Mass
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As we age we tend to exercise less but muscle building capacity remains intact. Staying fit is more difficult as we age. Injuries and pain limit exercise, Cautious interval training is best for all.

All About Iron
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With too little or too much iron the end result is a disaster. Iron deficiency in pregnancy causes mental retardation and iron excess in adults predisposes to premature aging. Five percent of the population has the gene for iron overload.

Anti-Aging Smaging with Lani Simpson, DC
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We live in a culture that deifies youth. The Premarin and Provera fiasco is revealed. The conflict interest of Big Pharma is revealed. Bioidentical hormones are overdone too. Natural progesterone during perimenopause, especially with low bone density. The role of lifestyle with diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, weight management is ...

Anti-Aging Using Enzymes with Ellen Cutler, MD, DC
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Dr. Cutler shares advice on how to live longer and age less. Raw foods have more enzyme activity. Detoxification and exercise are important to improve body chemistry. The role of sugar in accelerating aging is discussed.

Cancer: Managing it with Lifestyle
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Lifestyle is the most potent treatment we have for cancer. Exercise, weight control, and vitamin D levels may lower the risk for getting cancer and also prolong life. Increasing our "wellness buffer" is one of the best kept secrets in cancer prevention and treatment.

Chinese Exercises for the Elderly
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Chinese exercises such as tai chi and qigong can help with balance, strength, and focus. As we age this gentle and easy exercise is doable. We lose 1-2% of our muscle mass every year after age 40. Staying fit helps delay or prevent both osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease. Everyone can exercise; even imagery helps build muscle mass.

Dehydration
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As we age we become more dehydrated. Exercise causes fluid and to some extent, salt loss that can result in hyponatremia. Humidity reduces evaporation and sweating does very little to cause cooling. Vicki tells a story of my extreme dehydration while playing tennis in Jakarta.

Exercise as Antiaging Medicine with Frank Shallenberger, MD
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Aging accelerates as we get older and it becomes more and more important to exercise to slow down this process. We can measure the aging process by determining when they shift from burning fat to burning carbohydrate. Exercise is the most powerful factor that slows down aging.

Getting Healthier With Age with Ofer Erez
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There is a difference between aging and becoming dysfunctional. There are clearly advantages of getting older; wisdom, experience, knowledge, skill. Abuse and misuse of the body cause loss of function. "Use it or lose it" or "abuse it and lose it" are important perspectives of aging.

Getting Younger and Healthier with Age with Sherrill Sellman, ND
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Antiaging hormones are overdone. The HRT story is a wake-up call. Bioidentical hormone treatment is not a panacea, in fact, it is untested. Indigenous perspectives are worth noting.

Health Medicine Center: Breast Thermography
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How much iron do you need?
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Iron balance is critical. Too little and kids will be retarded, and too much and we age prematurely. About five percent of the population has the recessive gene for iron overload. Iron metabolism should be a routine assessment.

How Safe are X-rays?
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Doctors rely on x-rays in a lot for diagnostic purposes. They do a lot of very good things, particularly in trauma situations.  They can tell us if something is fractured, or if there is an organ that is ruptured, or if there is some bleeding internally. They are not necessarily all that safe, and there are a lot of complications from ...

Hypertension: Using Lifestyle to Manage It
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Hypertension does not have to be permanent. It is related to the style in which we live our lives and we can modify that. Underlying causes and tools for treatment are described.

Infrared Light For Back Pain
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The story of how Dr. Len discovered infrared light therapy and how it works is shared. The role of infrared imaging during treatment is discussed and its application in integrative medicine reviewed. Its mechanism of action is explained.

Iron: How Much Do You Need?
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Iron overload in the body leads to accelerated aging through oxidative stress. Five percent of the population has the recessive gene for this problem. The mechanisms of this process are reviewed and treatment discussed.

Marie-Veronique Nadeau
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    Marie-Veronique Nadeau has devoted a good portion of her adult life to the study of the cosmetics industry, with a view to providing safe alternatives to the frequently quite toxic products currently on offer to the public.  This research has taken her into fields as diverse as sun protection, anti-aging, the safety ...

Middle Aged Running Speed Predicts Heart Attacks
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How fast you can run a mile at age 55 is predictive of your risk for a heart attack. If you can run a mile in 15 minutes your lifetime risk of a heart attack is 30%. If you can run a mile in 8 minutes, your risk is under 10%. Exercise benefits our risk for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, being overweight, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and ...

Preview, Infrared Light for Backpain
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The story of how Dr. Len discovered infrared light therapy and how it works is shared. The role of infrared imaging during treatment is discussed and its application in integrative medicine reviewed. Its mechanism of action is explained.

Preview, Managing Cancer with Lifestyle
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Lifestyle is our most potent treatment by far. Yet we tend to think of chemo, surgery, and radiation as what is most beneficial. Examples are discussed.

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