Tag Archives: aging

Osteoporisis: Have We Put The Cart Before the Horse

It is commonly believed that fractures that occur in older adults are mainly caused by osteoporosis, that patients at high risk can be identified via screening and that the risk is then responsive to bone-targeted treatment and medications. Isn’t that … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: How Old are You Really?

Our culture today is obsessed (in my opinion) about aging. Or more accurately, about staying young. Don’t get me wrong – I’m all for staying fit and healthy and looking my absolute best – for my age. I have no … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: Gratitude Can Slow Aging

It is a fact that negative emotions like anxiety, worry, fear and stress activate the sympathetic nervous system, your “fight or flight” system. This part of your nervous system prepares you to defend against danger by increasing heart rate and … Continue reading

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Is Weight Gain Really “Inevitable” As We Age?

I read a great USA Today article recently about the reasons we gain weight as we age.  Most of us pack on at least a pound a year.  And most of us think – there’s just nothing we can do … Continue reading

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