How Probiotics Can Aid Your Immune System

How Probiotics Can Aid Your Immune System

By now, almost everyone has heard of probiotics, the active cultures in a range of dairy products such as yogurt, some cheeses and kefir, and in fermented foods such as miso, kimchi, and sauerkraut. Most of these are tasty additions to our diet that can also help...
What Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?

What Is Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Summary Our hormones maintain the chemical balance in the body. The menstrual cycle in women triggers the production of some important hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. When the ovaries stop functioning, whether due to age (menopause) or due to...
Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Menopause and Bioidentical Hormones

Summary Ever since the World Health Organization (WHO) released it’s findings regarding traditional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), women have been looking for alternatives. Suzanne Somer’s book, The Sexy Years, introduced many of us to the term...
How To Stay In Good Health In Your Senior Years

How To Stay In Good Health In Your Senior Years

As one progresses in age, health or fitness decline. It’s natural.  During this time, numerous transformations occur in the body as it moves towards fragility. The bones and muscles lose their strength and stamina, the kidneys and other internal organs start...
The Difference Between Dementia And Alzheimer’s

The Difference Between Dementia And Alzheimer’s

“What’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s?” This is a common question, and doctors can be good at confusing us. Physicians seem to prefer the word “dementia,” possibly because Alzheimer’s has become such a loaded word. “Dementia” somehow sounds less...