A Johns Hopkins study finds that yoga may be a safe and effective way to keeping moving for the 1 in 5 adults who live with arthritis.
In a randomized trial, people with arthritis who practiced yoga had about a 20% improvement in physical health with similar improvements in pain, energy, mood and carrying out day-to-day activities and tasks. Continue reading →
You’re not sleeping well. Your belly seems perpetually upset. Your nose is stuffed up and, to top it off, you’re feeling down. You head to your GP for—if you’re lucky—a 10-minute chat about what’s ailing you. The GP then hands you a prescription or two, shakes your hand, and shows you the door. Case closed. Is this any way to heal the unwell? Does this approach actually make anyone better?
“Agelessness is all about vitality, the creative force that gives birth to new life. Vitality is our natural state. Taking all the right supplements and pills, or getting the right procedure done, isn’t the prescription for anti-aging. It’s ageless living that brings back a sense of vibrancy and youthfulness.”
Though we talk about wanting to “age gracefully,” the truth is that when it comes to getting older, we’re programmed to dread an inevitable decline: in our health, our looks, our sexual relationships, even the pleasure we take in living life. Continue reading →
Is it true that we were given a certain number of brain cells and that was it for life? Don’t humans grow new brain cells?
In this video, Dr. David Perlmutter explores the exciting ability that we possess to grow brain cells, a process called neurogenesis. Not just that, we also retain this ability throughout our entire lifetimes.
So what can we do to increase neurogenesis? Watch this …
Dr. Perlmutter has appeared on 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends , the Today show, The Oprah Show, and The Early Show on CBS. He serves as medical director of the Perlmutter Health Center in Florida and is an adjunct instructor at the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Do you always sleep well or are you sleep deprived?
A researcher from Baylor University discovered from his study on 50 years of sleep research that sound sleep in young and middle-aged people helps memory and learning, but as they hit Continue reading →