Hormone Replacement- Is It Right for You?

Hormone replacement therapy is a bit of a misnomer. It’s natural for men’s testosterone levels to decrease as they get older. So, hormone therapy doesn’t replace anything that is naturally missing. Testosterone is required for: Read More

Moderate Drinking May Reduce Dementia

Older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than non-drinkers, according to a University of California San Read More

Simple Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s

Decades before people with Alzheimer’s disease develop memory loss and confusion, their brains become dotted with plaques made of a sticky protein — called amyloid beta — that is thought to contribute to the disease Read More

Planning to Prevent Heart Disease

Women with risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and a family history, should start a dialogue with their primary care physician in their 40s so they can begin a Read More

Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally

What’s the key to lowering blood pressure naturally? For many years, the USDA and the medical community have advised us to limit our sodium intake to 2,300 mg per day. But, the evidence is mounting Read More

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