Best Exercises as We Age

We all know that exercise is good for us. But is some exercise superior and more impactful to our bodies as we age? The answer to this is yes. Research is beginning to definitively reveal what types of exercise have the most benefit for our bodies depending on our age. On a cellular level in … Continued

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Fall is a Time for Change

Fall has officially arrived. The temperatures are starting to drop, the days are becoming shorter and football has started!  The feeling of change and that something new is in the air is palpable.  Many people think of January and the New Year as a time of change, new beginnings and a time to reflect on … Continued

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The Benefits of Turmeric

  Turmeric is best known as the spice that gives curry its distinctive yellow color and flavor, but turmeric has been used in India and Southeast Asia for thousands of years as both a spice and a medicinal herb.  Studies show that turmeric may help support the immune system and reduce inflammation in our bodies.  … Continued

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Does running cause arthritis of the knee?

If you are a runner you have most likely heard many times over, ” running will ruin your knees!”  Although this would seem logical as we all know that tremendous forces are applied to the knee with every foot strike during running, it is in fact not true.  Good news runners, running does not cause … Continued

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Vitamin D and your health

We hear a lot about vitamin D in the media these days and probably from your own physician ordering a vitamin D blood level with your regular blood tests at your yearly physical.  Have you wondered why this is necessary, what exactly does vitamin D do in our bodies and why is it important to … Continued

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Exercise and our brains

We all know how important exercise is for our cardiovascular health,  muscular strength and its benefit in reducing stress.  Exercise is crucial to our body’s health and the impact it has on lowering blood pressure, reducing body fat, maintaining ideal weight and  stabilizing blood sugar.  But science is revealing that exercise, specifically aerobic exercise, alters … Continued

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Eating for Wellness

Whether your goal is to improve your overall health or to lose weight, eating foods in their natural, whole state will put you on the road to a healthier lifestyle.  This is not “going on a diet,” but rather establishing and maintaining a healthy, balanced way of eating for life.  For any change in eating to … Continued

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Why join a concierge medicine practice?

Many people hear the term concierge medicine and think, “medicine for the wealthy.”  In reality, many concierge practices are very affordable and utilized by everyone from nurses to executives with many membership costs being less than $5.00 per day.  Changes in traditional insurance plans now place a greater financial responsibility on the patient with high deductible plans that require … Continued

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