Archive for October, 2012

The Doctor Is In For Procrastinating Men

Posted on 30. Oct, 2012 by drebanks in healthy aging, Media, Men's Health, News Articles, Youthful Aging

Dr. Desmond Ebanks of Alternity Healthcare focuses on men’s health issues. He answered questions about his practice for Avon LIFE.

Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Desmond Ebanks of Avon opened Alternity Healthcare more than three years ago with the goal of helping aging patients prevent degenerative diseases and enjoy a better quality of life.  His approach focuses on preventing the onset of such life-sapping conditions as heart disease and diabetes, and on instituting healthy living regimens that balance hormones and build strength. He works with both men and women in his practice, but finds men initially more reluctant to seek medical help.

Click this link to view the entire article:  Aovn Life Oct 2012

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

It should be very encouraging that the average cholesterol numbers for Americans has dropped over the last twenty years.  A recent study found that trend even in those that did not take cholesterol lowering drugs.  That was surprising to many experts considering the explosion in obesity during that same time period, and the presumed connection between excess dietary fats, excess body fat and blood cholesterol.  This good news must be tempered, however, by another alarming fact:  despite all the advances in medicine, statin drugs, stents and balloon angioplasties, and bypass surgery, heart disease remains the number one killer of Americans.  And, as our American lifestyle has been exported around the world, it has become the number one killer worldwide.  How can these seemingly inconsistent facts be reconciled? Read the rest of this entry »

About Alternity Healthcare

Alternity Healthcare, LLC is an innovative medical practice emphasizing proactive, preventive care designed to help patients avoid degenerative diseases, regain lost vitality and achieve optimal health.