Harry is Henry S. Lodge, M.D., an expert in inner prescription and preventive medicinal services. Chris Crowley is Harry’s 70-year-old patient who’s presently stronger than when he was 40. Together, in substituting parts that are enthusiastic, sometimes frank, and dependably absolutely persuading, they illuminate Harry’s Principles and the science behind them.
Scientists have, for years now, been experimenting with how to treat the human condition at its most basic levels. That is, by altering the building blocks themselves, which make up our biology. While we are, at the moment, taking baby steps into this brave new world, it would seem inevitable that at some point in our future, near or far as that may be, science will tame our genetic code. Instead of going to the beauty parlor, will we simply be able to turn on a gene for blonde hair? Will we be able to live out extended lives in a disease free body, designed to our own exacting standards?
Stress can be a killer. Almost all of us have been told that it’s a great idea to reduce the amount of stress in our lives, but that’s easier said than done most of the time. There are various products on the market that are said to help with reducing stress. Some work, others, not so much. Used in various cultures for over a thousand years, Valerian Root falls into the first category. Due to the relaxing effect it has on the nervous system, my research shows that Valerian Root is most often used for treating insomnia and stress related sleeplessness.
Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (The DASH diet) is a dietary example advanced by the U.S.- based National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (a faction of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an office of the United States Department of Health and Human Services) to avert and control hypertension. The DASH diet is abundant in whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods; which consist of meat, poultry, fish, nuts, and beans; and is restricted in sugar-sweetened foods and refreshments, and included fats.
Coffee and chocolates are included as the top food items that induce happiness. Who wouldn’t want to eat Kit Kat with morning coffee and start a cheery day with this delicious routine? But what does science have to say about the so called “happy foods?”
Boomers turn 51- 67 this year. Boomers are the kind of people who worry about their retirements and most of them wish to continue to work part-time during their retirement period because they like working and they want to augment their retirement savings. Baby Boomers like to think openly and do what needs to be done, and they do it at any cost, that’s why they are different from the previous and subsequent generations. But the problem with Boomers is that they love what they are doing.
Carb blockers are regular enhancements that hinder different chemicals in the gastrointestinal tract, similar to amylase and sucrase, and moderate the assimilation of starches. At the point when carbs initially showed up, they were marketed as weight reduction aids since it was believed that by blocking carbs, you could reduce the number of calories your body stores. Be that as it may, the manner in which they work might be more shocking than only avoiding calories. Carb blockers have a beneficial effect on the glucose-insulin framework which could affect not just the obesity scourge but also the expanding diabetes plague also.
There was a study more than a decade ago conducted by Dr. Stephen Rennard, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. In this study, he investigated why his wife’s chicken soup recipe, which was handed down through generations, has healing properties. Using blood samples of volunteers, he concluded that the soup inhibited the movement of neutrophils (the most common infection-fighting white blood cells) and this restriction in movement helps reduce upper respiratory cold symptoms.
Did you know that from 30 years old you begin to experience several gradual changes in your bodies physiology? This article is going to answer the question if the growth hormone still functions in the body for men over 60. Before we begin to answer this question, let us refresh or remind ourselves of the definitions, structures and functions of some terms after which we will examine the types and effects of growth hormone.
The gastrointestinal system, also known as the digestive tract, is a collection of organs within humans and other animals dedicated to the intake, digestion, and eventual expulsion of nutrients. It is therefore responsible for turning that candy bar into a needed energy spike or that second baked potato into an unwanted bit of pudge around the midsection. The systems consist of the mouth, the esophagus, the stomach, and the intestines, which are aided along the way by other important organs such as the liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.