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bioidentical hormones

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Bioidentical Hormones

I have been prescribing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for my patients for more than 30 years, and during that time, I’ve seen its reputation rise and fall. Female HRT took a hit in 2002, when the Women’s Health Initiative uncovered …

L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine for Healthy Aging

Carnitine and I go way back—I wrote about it in the very first issue of Health & Healing in August 1991. Back then all we really knew about this supplement was that it improved angina, heart function, and exercise tolerance …

Glutathione

Unlimited Glutathione Benefits

Vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and other antioxidants are on everyone’s radar, so it’s ironic that we don’t hear much about the benefits of glutathione. After all, it’s the body’s premier antioxidant—and much, much more.

That’s probably because you …

detox

The Truth About Cleanses and Detox Diets

Cleansing and detoxing are all the rage. You can have fresh, organic juice cleanses delivered to your door, pick up a detox kit at your local health food store, or follow one of the many do-it-yourself programs endorsed by celebrities …

Aging

Healthy Aging Tips: How to Increase Your Healthspan

The search for anti-aging miracles and cures to restore youth encompass all cultures and eras and has resulted in some truly bizarre practices: injecting and implanting the testicles of young animals; soaking in milk, wine, and mineral baths; drinking the …

Lipoic Acid

Miraculous Alpha Lipoic Acid

The term “miracle drug” has been loosely applied to everything from aspirin and penicillin to statins and “breakthrough” cancer meds. But I want to tell you about a nutritional supplement that truly is miraculous: alpha lipoic acid (also called lipoic …

Love and Health

Connie and I are coming up on our nineteenth wedding anniversary this summer, and I have to say, I love being married to this woman. Of course, we have our ups and downs, but overall, our happy marriage enriches …

Exciting Adult Stem Cell Therapy Update

The 4th of July is just around the corner, and we are ready to celebrate. The fireworks that are so much a part of July the 4th remind me of our newest and perhaps most exciting therapy: stem …