Tag: aging

Will Regular Exercise Prevent Aging?

Exercising and aging; does exercising make you age more slowly? If you are physically fit, you notice how you feel vs. when you are out of shape. You have more energy, you can do more and you are tired less. Could it also be true that fitness helps you age more slowly? According to the NY Times, there is some evidence saying that fitness will help us with the aging process. It is true that senior citizens who stay active have more energy and large companies have gyms noting their fit employees feel better, are more productive and are likely Read More »

Living to 110 years old and beyond may require more than just healthy living.

Living to 110 years old and beyond may require more than just healthy living. When many of us think of our lives and how long we will live, most of us never think we will make it to 100 or more in good health. Some of us may go the distance and then some, but it may require more than eating all the right foods and taking good care of ourselves. Apparently, there may be more to aging than previously thought, and there is no one gene that will help us extend our lives. On the other hand, there are Read More »

Some simple tips to reduce inflammation and joint pain when you age.

Some simple tips to reduce inflammation and joint pain when you age. Part of getting older is how we feel. For most of us, aging brings additional joint and other aches that seem to just come with the aging process. Not only do we look older, our bodies are just not as flexible or tolerant of the things we want to do. There is some science behind why we feel like we do as we age, and inflammation and the bio markers behind it are shown to be the real reason behind heart attacks and many other problems we experience Read More »

A doctors journey from disease mind set to health guru; a healthy return from the ravages of MS.

A doctors journey from disease mind set to health guru; a healthy return from the ravages of MS. Most of us pay little attention to our health unless we one day find ourselves with a life threatening illness or some other malady that prevents us from living the way we want to. Lets face it, we often take health for granted until we have a problem that prevents us from doing what we want to do including interacting with our family and friends or living life to the fullest. Sometimes health problems can turn our lives upside down, preventing us Read More »