Are these pathways to aging making you feel older?

What are primary biological pathways to aging? Most age-related changes are caused by seven main processes as we age.  These processes are as follows. The seven pathways to aging Glycation—the cross-linking of proteins, caused by elevated and poorly controlled blood glucose levels. Increased inflammatory processes—resulting from abnormal balances of exotic-sounding intracellular and extracellular compounds.  These 

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The ABC’s of aging in the modern era

All we are is energy… Molecules operating together at discrete frequencies to drive the chemistry of life.  This energy is harnessed, in our beginning, to allow us to grow.  We mature and adapt—passing certain milestones, coming of age as an adult—a process that takes about 25 or 30 years. These milestones have names like toddler, 

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Graceful aging: Take control of your future!

I find the term “anti-aging medicine” leaves people with a sense of vanity.  I once thought the same!  But I have come to appreciate anti-aging medicine as a strategy to retain and regain vitality.  To that end, I have written a series of posts to share some of what I now know about aging and 

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Stress… A Beginning

I am writing this blog at the urging of my friends, patients and colleagues…they have found value in the various conversations we have shared and I hope that you do to… Stress affects many of us, in fact a recent survey showed that 66% of us believes that stress negatively effects our health and is 

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More About Stress

Good day!  I trust the New Year has started in a most promising manner for you! Yesterday we established that “stress” is your response to stressful situations…so that the stress you experience is more in control that you might have believed…stress is our body’s response to a threat to our wellbeing. Stress affects us biologically…See 

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What To Do About Stress… Your Body.

Sorry I missed a day!  I hope each one of you had a great day! The work of the body, turning raw resources into the purposeful activity we call “life” is tough.  It is made more difficult when we have to work harder to preserve our lives( i.e. the stressors we face), and when we 

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Mindful About Stress

Good evening…more about stress   We have talked about stress and how it affects us physically.  We will explore this in more detail in next blog or two… We have mentioned the importance of finding the time to breathe to help manage our stress.  And we have talked about the runaway mind… I would like 

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