How to be happy and healthy? C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D. tells all about quinones, and the beneficial effects of thymoquinone.
One of the most miserable feelings in the world is the feeling of not being heard, especially by someone whom you are seeking help or just trying to understand you. That's how I felt a couple years ago when I visited my fourth OB/GYN in 1 1/2 years. Yep, that's right. I said FOURTH! I am happy to say that I am in love with this doctor's clinical ability and more importantly her ability to listen, hear, and get me!
Music has been used as a form of physical and emotional therapy for years. Ed Sheeran's touching serenade to a terminally ill fan helped bring the healing effects of music to light.
Do you or someone you know suffer from an eating disorder? Licensed Psychotherapist Leora Fulvio discusses what Binge Eating Disorder is and how you can get away from it to change your life for the better.
Click through the slideshow for four super delicious and healthy dessert ideas that you both will love. The only danger in these treats lies in making them last more than a day!
How are your testosterone levels? Low levels of this critical hormone can cause weight gain, sexual dysfunction, depression and a host of other problems. These symptoms aren’t a necessary part of aging. With proper hormone balancing, your 50s can feel like your 30s: full of life and possibility. Come in today and check your testosterone levels. TESTOSTERONE: THE MOST IMPORTANT MALE HORMONE
New Year’s Resolutions are usually forgotten a week after making them. These resolutions are often unrealistic or too far of a stretch. Often these goals make you feel worse instead of better, so you discard them to remove the weight of them off your shoulders. There is a better way to start a new year. Set intentions of experiences you would like to enjoy.
If there was a way to test your cells and find out your actual biological age, would you be interested? Age is much more than just numbers on a calendar. Our genetics, the way we care for our bodies and even environmental factors have an important impact on how the body ages. Finding your biological age can help you find and correct lifestyle and nutritional choices that speed aging, slowing the clock and leading to better overall wellness.
The good news: it's highly curable.
Soon after we got married, my husband and I agreed we would only dine out two times per week or less. Such an agreement worked lovely for me as I consider myself to be ‘healthy’ and enjoy indulging in foods outside our kitchen. We decided on just two nights because we were concerned about the cost of eating out. Not just the financial cost, mind you, but the health cost as well. My new husband and I are well aware that most restaurant foods are often loaded with salt, oil, sugar and calories.
We can’t control everything that goes on in our environment. We can’t control when things are going to go completely south just as much as we can’t control when we might suddenly hit huge success. We work really hard in our lives for various things and then one day our mother gets cancer or, conversely, we win the lottery and BAM! If we don’t have a solid, deeply rooted foundation we can get knocked so far off course it’s not even funny.
It's no newsflash that staying active and healthy while pregnant is the best thing for both mama and baby. But did you know that exercising while pregnant might actually boost your baby's brain? The New York Times recently covered a new study that suggests pregnant moms who are physically active may produce babies with more mature brain development.
Can't get no satisfaction? The situation could be worse than you think. Sure, sexual frustration is ... well, frustrating. But new research suggests it could also be bad for your physical health.
We all know diet, exercise and stress management are essential to aging well, but you may not know why. Researchers recently discovered a potential reason. Making healthy lifestyle choices can lengthen your telomeres (protective end caps on your chromosomes) helping your cells to age more slowly. Aging is a part of life, but it is something you can control. Feel younger, look better and defy time by learning the essential principles of anti-aging.