Archive for October, 2009

Breast Cancer Risk is Influenced by Lifestyle Choices

Posted on 23. Oct, 2009 by import in Bioidentical hormones, Cancer, Exercise, Nutrition, Women's Health

five ladies Diet and Exercise are Cancers’ Adversaries

Excluding cancer of the skin, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women.  According to the American Cancer Society’s Surveillance and Health Policy Research, an estimated 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to occur among women in the US during 2009; about 1,910 new cases are expected among men.  Read the rest of this entry »

Low Vitamin D Levels Put Your Health At Risk

Posted on 23. Oct, 2009 by import in Cancer, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Vitamin D, Women's Health

healthy stretchDo You Get Enough Vitamin D?

Now that the long sunny days of summer are gone and winter is on the doorstep, it is even more important that you assess your vitamin D status.  The health benefits to having sufficient vitamin D levels have permeated the media in recent years.  We now know that nearly 85% of the US population are vitamin D deficient.  Read the rest of this entry »

Telomere Testing Revelas a Window to Your Biological Age

Posted on 22. Oct, 2009 by import in Bioidentical hormones, Cancer, Exercise, Heart Disease, Nutrition, Youthful Aging

Telomeres are the end caps on your chromosomes that protect the genetic material during cell division, ensuring a faithful replication.  Each time the cell divides, the telomere shortens until it reaches a critical lenth signaling cell sensence or cell death.   Recently, this years Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three researchers that spent the last 20 years detailing the role and function of telomeres in aging and potentially in future cancer treatments. Read the rest of this entry »

The Essence of Estrogen

A hormone is a molecular messenger that acts on adjacent cells, the cells that produce it or travel to sites throughout the body that are sensitive to its effects.  Hormones regulate your body’s energy production, temperature, growth, immune system, reproductive capabilities and neuroactivity.  Your individual hormone balance is influenced by genetics, the environment, your lifestyle, eating habits and the function of your endocrine (hormone producing) system.  Read the rest of this entry »

Role of Prevention in Health Reform – Dr. Ebanks

Posted on 10. Oct, 2009 by drebanks in Broadcast, Media

There is no fountain of youth, but… | from Hartford Magazine

Posted on 1. Oct, 2009 by import in Blog, Media, News Articles

Experts agree there are ways to minimize the effects of aging and to enjoy a healthy, active life for more years tan you may think. We’ve talked with several health and wellness experts in the area to see what they recommend…

>>>Read the full article from Hartford Magazine

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