What One Thing is the Best Insurance for a Long Healthy Life?

A poster I used to have hanging on my wall when I was a young Naval Aviator stated – “Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of … Continue reading

Clinical Studies on Some Vitamins Are Leaving Out Critical Interactions

I had a conversation with an in-law not long ago. I was surprised when I heard that her doctor did not believe in the effectiveness of higher doses of vitamin D. There have been studies sayings that high doses improve … Continue reading

A Dozen Things You Can Do Proactively to Improve Heart Health

We do not know what we do not know. How can we begin to improve heart health if we do not know what causes heart disease? Do not make any changes to your lifestyle without consulting your physician first, especially … Continue reading

A Daily Journal Might be the Best Option to Minimize Ulcerative Colitis Attacks

Around three million American adults suffer from some form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This is one million more people than twenty years ago. One form of IBD is ulcerative colitis (UC). Ulcerative Colitis https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10351-ulcerative-colitis. Symptoms of UC include diarrhea, … Continue reading

Nearly 90% of People Die from Widowmaker Heart Attack

The left anterior descending artery (LAD) supplies most of the blood to your heart. When plaque blocks the LAD, blood flow stops, and a heart attack can be eminent. Widowmaker is a term used to describe a heart attack that … Continue reading

How Healthy Are You?

I was having a phone call with a good friend the other day. We were talking about many subjects, but the general theme was health. He asked how I would define overall health – how healthy am I – or, … Continue reading

Are Face Masks Robbing You of Oxygen?

I find myself constricted sometimes wearing a face mask. It seems that I am not getting all the oxygen I need. The moment I cross the doorway leading out of a store requiring masks, I remove it and take in … Continue reading

Sharing My Joy of Ageless Health Today

I had my annual physical today and ecstatic. Indulge me for a couple of moments. All medical and laboratory tests were good with a couple of blood tests just marginally outside normal ranges. I wrote the bestselling book, The Joy … Continue reading

Simple Blood Test to Predict Future Health

Blood tests tell us what is happening at the time the blood was drawn. Is there any blood test that predicts future health with a decent degree of accuracy? European researchers working with the University Hospitals Leuven in Belgium conducted … Continue reading