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  • Effective Therapies for Heart Health: Revisiting Standard Recommendations By The Life Extension   -   May 15, 2019

    EFFECTIVE THERAPIES FOR HEART HEALTH: REVISITING STANDARD RECOMMENDATIONS

    Heart Health Tips How do you maintain a healthy heart? Is it enough to follow a low-fat diet, take your Lipitor® and work out on a...

    Drugs, Diet, Cholesterol
  • Why is High Blood Pressure a Silent Killer? By The Life Extension   -   May 9, 2019

    WHY IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE A SILENT KILLER?

    What's the No. 1 risk factor for cardiovascular disease? Is it high cholesterol? Stress? Being male? If you guessed high blood pressure...

    Overweight, Hypertension, Cholesterol, Stress, Diabetes
  • Are Standard Lipid Profile Tests Enough? Advanced Cholesterol Testing By The Life Extension   -   May 6, 2019

    ARE STANDARD LIPID PROFILE TESTS ENOUGH? ADVANCED CHOLESTEROL TESTING

    With heart disease being a leading cause of death among Americans, you may be wondering: How healthy is my heart? You eat right, exercise...

    Stress, Cholesterol
  • Exercise Science: Health Benefits and Tips for Maintaining Muscle Mass By The Life Extension   -   May 1, 2019

    EXERCISE SCIENCE: HEALTH BENEFITS AND TIPS FOR MAINTAINING MUSCLE MASS

    Do you find yourself making excuses for not exercising? If so, you're not alone. However, you may not realize that failure to exercise...

  • Acid Reflux: Supplements, Foods to Avoid, and What to Eat By The Life Extension   -   Apr 13, 2019

    ACID REFLUX: SUPPLEMENTS, FOODS TO AVOID, AND WHAT TO EAT

    Heartburn-that painful, burning sensation in the upper chest that usually follows a meal-is a familiar sensation to many of us. The...

    Power, Cancer, Food
  • Is it Healthy to Snack? Snacking Pros and Cons By The Life Extension   -   Apr 9, 2019

    IS IT HEALTHY TO SNACK? SNACKING PROS AND CONS

    Snacking: good or bad? We're all aware of the diet-busting effects of chronic snacking-that mindless munching on what is usually less-than-healthy...

    Food, Nutrition, Diet
  • Subclinical Hypothyroid: Underdiagnosed Thyroid Condition By The Life Extension   -   Mar 29, 2019

    SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROID: UNDERDIAGNOSED THYROID CONDITION

    Tired? Bloated? Dry skin and hair? Constipated? Many people write off these symptoms as part of growing older. But these common conditions...

    Skin, Bloat, Hair
  • Are We Getting Enough Nutrients from Food? By The Life Extension   -   Mar 28, 2019

    ARE WE GETTING ENOUGH NUTRIENTS FROM FOOD?

    Holli Ryan, RD, LD/N Do the foods we eat provide us with optimal nutrition? In other words, are we getting enough nutrients, such as...

    Vitamins, Nutrition, Diet, Minerals, Food, Magnesium
  • Live Foreverish Podcast: New Treatments for Chronic Pain Relief By The Life Extension   -   Mar 23, 2019

    LIVE FOREVERISH PODCAST: NEW TREATMENTS FOR CHRONIC PAIN RELIEF

    New Treatments for Chronic Pain Relief The latest research shows that natural medicine could be the best place to look for new chronic...

    Brain
  • Beneficial Bacteria for Humans: Probiotics, Prebiotics and Postbiotics By The Life Extension   -   Mar 19, 2019

    BENEFICIAL BACTERIA FOR HUMANS: PROBIOTICS, PREBIOTICS AND POSTBIOTICS

    Probiotics are among the hottest supplements of 2019 and with good reason. The positive role of these “good” bacteria are being revealed...

    Nutrition, Digestion, Brain
  • Herpes Virus Research Update: Natural and Conventional Treatments By The Life Extension   -   Mar 6, 2019

    HERPES VIRUS RESEARCH UPDATE: NATURAL AND CONVENTIONAL TREATMENTS

    Is there a cure for herpes simplex? At this time, there is no cure for herpes. Although some people successfully suppress viral outbreaks,...

    Lips, AIDS, Cold, Herpes, Cures
  • Does My Diet Affect My Unborn Child's Obesity Risk? By The Life Extension   -   Mar 1, 2019

    DOES MY DIET AFFECT MY UNBORN CHILD'S OBESITY RISK?

    Stewart Lonky, MD Does my diet affect my unborn child's obesity risk? Yes. In fact, evidence suggests that both parents' diets may...

    Obesity, Diet, Overweight, Child
  • Can Memory Improve? Reversing Cognitive Decline By The Life Extension   -   Feb 22, 2019

    CAN MEMORY IMPROVE? REVERSING COGNITIVE DECLINE

    Can memory improve? It's been said that some things, like love, wisdom and wine, get better with age. But when it comes to memory,...

    Stroke, Parkinson, Alzheimer
  • Are Fitness Trackers Accurate? Choosing the Right One By The Life Extension   -   Feb 12, 2019

    ARE FITNESS TRACKERS ACCURATE? CHOOSING THE RIGHT ONE

    Peter Marino, CPT, CHC Are fitness trackers accurate at calorie counting? Do fitness trackers calculate calories accurately? Right...

    Stress
  • New Year's Resolutions: Why We Make Them By The Life Extension   -   Feb 5, 2019

    NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS: WHY WE MAKE THEM

    Have you kept your New Year's resolutions? If you're like most of us, the answer is no. We all want to live better, healthier lives...

  • The Best Way to Get Omega-3 While Avoiding Mercury By The Life Extension   -   Feb 1, 2019

    THE BEST WAY TO GET OMEGA-3 WHILE AVOIDING MERCURY

    Holli Ryan, RD, LD/N We know that fish is healthy, right? It's a great source of protein, and some types of fish, salmon for example,...

    Food, Diet
  • Machine Learning and Medicine: Is AI the Future of Psychiatry? By The Life Extension   -   Jan 24, 2019

    MACHINE LEARNING AND MEDICINE: IS AI THE FUTURE OF PSYCHIATRY?

    What Is the Future of Medicine? Artificial intelligence, or AI is something we hear a lot about today. In this interview with Life Extension's...

    Neurology, Brain
  • Is Superwoman Syndrome a Public Health Crisis? Interview with Integrative Physician Tasneem Bhatia, MD By The Life Extension   -   Jan 23, 2019

    IS SUPERWOMAN SYNDROME A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS? INTERVIEW WITH INTEGRATIVE PHYSICIAN TASNEEM BHATIA, MD

    Wife, mother, breadwinner, homemaker. .. today's women juggle a number of different roles. However, “having it all” - relationship,...

    Power, Cancer, Stress, Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension
  • Interview with Suzanne Somers: Living Proof that Anti-Aging Therapies Work By The Life Extension   -   Jan 15, 2019

    INTERVIEW WITH SUZANNE SOMERS: LIVING PROOF THAT ANTI-AGING THERAPIES WORK

    Just how old is Suzanne Somers anyway? That's the question in everyone's mind upon meeting this vibrant, youthful health advocate,...

    Brain, Anti-aging
  • Best Form of Folate to Take? Folic Acid Awareness Week By The Life Extension   -   Jan 11, 2019

    BEST FORM OF FOLATE TO TAKE? FOLIC ACID AWARENESS WEEK

    Holli Ryan RD, LD/N The Benefits of Folate and the Best Form to Take The best form of folate to take is the metabolically active form...

    Vitamins, Food, Cancer, Alzheimer, Brain