RadioMD: Healthy Talk
Have Health Questions? Ask Dr. Mike08/07/14
Since the beginning of the Life Extension Foundation, and over the past eight years Dr. Mike has received many health and wellness questions in emails, letters and calls.Dr. Mike wanted to address these questions in a weekly segment to help answer...
Can Hypnosis Really Help You Sleep?
Hypnosis has been used to relieve anxiety while gaining control over undesired behavior, but can it help you sleep?When you hear the word hypnosis, you might remember a mystical man waving his pocket watch back and forth in commercials, TV shows and...
Kids and IBS: The Gut Solution
Help your child with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) through stress management, education, exercise, diet and sleep.It can be exhausting and overwhelming if you're caring for your child when they are suffering from Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS).What...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Your Child: Is Stress to Blame?
Between the connection of your gut and brain, is the stress your child is feeling causing IBS?If your child is suffering from chronic stomach pain, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion and bloating it may cause constant concern and angst in your whole...
Omega-7 Fats: Molecular Signals for a Thinner You
A recent study published in Appetite Journal found rats that were given omega-7 dramatically decreased their appetite.You might remember the buzz on the amazing powers omega-3 fatty acids have on your health such as boosting your brain and aiding in...
Drug Free Management For Depression
Before prescribing medication for depression are there drug free options available?Depression is a very serious medical condition when you experience persistent feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, sadness, loss of interest and thoughts of...
Tips For Living a Long, Healthy Life
Is there a secret to living a long, vibrant life?There's no stopping the aging process no matter how many times you wish you could.You may think the only way to stay and feel young is with beauty products, but have you ever considered making small...
MEN-opause: When Diet and Exercise is not Enough
A man's hormones affect his virility, libido, physique and mental state.As you age your body is constantly changing. What you were able to eat, drink and do in your teenage years is not the same as what you can consume and do in your twenties,...
Turning Back the Clock: It's Never Too Late to Change
If you're trying to improve your emotional, physical or mental health it's never too late to make improvements.There may be times in your life when you're not feeling your absolute best. Whether it is emotionally, mentally or physically it often feels...
Why You Need CoQ10 In Your Diet
You hear all the time why CoQ10 is needed but what benefits do CoQ10 offer when consumed?Co-enzyme Q10 is an enzyme co-factor found within your body and needed for your cells basic function. Your enzymes and reactions necessary to the production of...
Revitalize Your Aging Neck
Most skin care regimens are formulated only for fighting the fine lines and wrinkles on the face. Your neck, however, is a dead giveaway of age.The thin skin on your neck is especially prone to sagging and wrinkles. Unfortunately, this happens often...
Boswellia: A Natural Way to block 5-Lipoxygenase
Extracts from a Mediterranean tree block has a powerful inflammatory pathway associated with over 1.5 million deaths.Remember frankincense, gold and myrrh from the classic Nativity story? What the wise men knew as frankincense, today medical...
An Omega-3 Review: Should You Be Eating Them?
Are Omega-3s really good for you?The announcement last year that omega-3 fats increase the risk of prostate cancer might have left you reeling in fear and questioning if you should stop eating certain foods containing omega-3's.Nearly 12 million...
A Big Fat Story
Despite decades of the low fat diet craze, there are healthy sources of saturated fats that you should consider adding into your diet.Remember many years back when fats located in your food was plagued as an unhealthy enemy? Since the 80s, fats have...
Protect Yourself from Environmental Cancer Risks
Shampoos, pesticides, drinking water, plastics, and vehicle emissions all contain cancer-causing toxins that you are exposed to on a daily basis.Today, it's almost impossible to avoid the constant onslaught of environmental toxins.Most of the toxins...
Diet Drinkers: Are You Increasing Your Heart Attack Risk?
Diet drinks are linked to a 30 percent increased risk of heart attacks and strokes.Remember how great soda pop used to taste during a family cookout, a humid day or a night at the movies? Within the past five years or so, researchers and dieticians...
Your Thyroid and Adrenal Glands: What's the Connection?
Your thyroid and adrenals are like Jack and Jill, so tightly bound together, it's not effective to address one without the other.Did you know there's an intimate connection between your thyroid and adrenal glands?Your thyroid gland is located right...
Future Regulations of the Supplement Industry
What does the FDA have in store for the supplement industry?The main areas of interest to the FDA are good manufacturing practices and the New Dietary Ingredient guidelines.What does it mean for supplement manufactures and for consumers if the FDA...
The FDA’s Role in Regulating Supplements
Dispelling the myths and stating facts about how the FDA regulates supplements.The FDA regulates both finished dietary supplement products and dietary ingredients, but what exactly does that entail?Dietary supplements are usually products in the form...
A Harmful Ingredient in Your Favorite Skin Cream
Soap based emulsifiers increase skin pH and can cause serious damage.You've been told in order to keep young, beautiful, healthy looking skin, you need to wash and moisturize daily. Without any hesitation, you've been doing just that. However, do you...
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