Anti Aging

  • Health Benefits of Carnosine Supplementation | Health Newsletter
    Carnosine still stands as the single most important anti-aging ingredient available. It is the real deal.
  • 4/18/2019
    When it comes to making wrinkles disappear, Botox and dermal fillers are the next step up from creams and lotions. However, they come at a cost.
  • Getting Rid of Wrinkles Naturally | Anti-Aging Blog
    US consumers spend $53 billion a year on anti-aging products. For all that money, what kinds of results do consumers get? And how safe are the products available?
  • Importance of Exercise At Any Age | Anti-Aging Blog
    Good news!  It is not too late for you to begin exercising, even if you are well into middle age. New research suggests that you can live a longer life as long as you eventually become active.
  • Emu Oil for Rheumatoid Arthritis | Anti-Aging Health Blog
    In the middle of a rheumatoid arthritis flare up, victims want immediate relief. That’s when Emu oil may be of use.  Find out how it can help!
  • Dangers of Seniors Walking Dogs | Healthy Aging Blog
    New research suggests there might be a dangerous aspect to owning a dog in our senior years that just might lead to a trip to the hospital.
  • Sit Less To Extend Your Life | Natural Health Blog
    We all know that sitting all day long is bad for your health. But to counter the damage done by that sedentary behavior, you may not need to spend hours exerting yourself. Find out how much you really need...
  • Dance For Anti-Aging Fitness | Natural Health Blog
    Are you the type who will start dancing around the kitchen as you are cook?  According to new research, dancing might be one of the best ways to stay healthy as you age.
  • CBD for Eye Problems | Eye Health Blog
    Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide, affecting about three million in the US. Could marijuana or CBD be a potential glaucoma treatment?
  • Grandparent Health Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first. ~Lois Wyse
  • How To Live Longer | Natural Health Blog
    Lots of people like to blame their families for every negative aspect of their health.  However, new research suggests we can’t play the blame game when it comes to our lifespan, because it actually has little to do with our genes.
  • Is Your Kindle Healthy? | Eye Health Blog
    It’s so convenient to read a book on your Kindle, computer, or other device.  But is it healthy?  Is a Kindle better than an iPad for your eyes?
  • Dangers of Light Drinking | Health Blog
    Everything in moderation is generally a pretty good motto to live by. But now, new research suggests that even one daily drink might be detrimental to your health.
  • Cell Phones Damage Vision?  | Natural Health Blog
    You are probably well versed in the dangers associated with using cell phones. Now research suggests that cellphone screen-light may do long-term damage to your eyes that could lead to blindness.
  • Foods Connected to Osteoarthritis | Anti-Aging Blog
    According to new research, what foods you eat are important because some foods appear to increase the risk of osteoarthritis.  Find out which ones...
  • 6/16/2018
    Pick up your pace! A new study found that walking at a faster pace is associated with a lower risk of early death.
  • Read More & Prevent Dementia | Anti-Aging Blog
    There are many everyday things we can do that have been associated with lowering the risk of dementia. In fact, new research suggests that commonplace activities such as reading might be extremely beneficial.
  • Yoga For Incontinence | Anti-Aging Blog
    Certain conditions are just not comfortable discussing: urinary incontinence.  However, new research has discovered that the answer might lie in yoga.
  • 4/14/2018
    Given how much risk the sun poses to the eyes, it makes sense to wear protective sunglasses, but the question is whether sunglasses actually provide that needed protection. If so, what type of sunglasses work best?
  • 3/31/2018
    As you age, you reduce the number of taste buds and may enjoy less healthy foods that have more flavor.  Learn how inflammation may play a role.
  • National Almond Day | Natural Health Blog
    Coming right on the heels of the love day, National Almond Day is February 16th. It may not receive anywhere near the same fanfare, but we think you’ll agree that almonds deserve some form of recognition.
  • Naturally Treat Chronic Fatigue | Health Blog
    All in all, the Baseline of Health Program seems ideally suited to dealing with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Understand why...
  • eternal youthfulness
    The dream of eternal youth has been the subject of legends across cultures, in one form or another, for thousands of years. The point is that eternal youth existed only in the realm of dreams, of legends—until now.
  • coffee and longevity related?
    While the verdict is still out on whether coffee confers more advantages or disadvantages healthwise, there is now another piece of information in coffee’s favor. New research shows that your favorite morning beverage might help you live longer.
  • Living Near Nature Healthier | Natural Health Blog
    New research suggests that women who live in areas with more nature might enjoy greater longevity.
  • Eat Fewer Calories For Longevity | Health Blog
    The amount of calories you eat may also be linked to how long you live. New research suggests that cutting back on calories could mean you’ll make it to a ripe old age.
  • Five Great Ways to Increase IQ | Health Blog
    If you are tired of brain training games, there are other things you can do that are more surefire ways to smarten up.
  • Anemia Linked to Hearing Loss
    Hearing loss is a very common problem, and not just among the elderly. Now it would seem there are other causes as well. New research suggests that one of these contributing factors might be something you’d never suspect: iron deficiency anemia.
  • Boost Memory While You Sleep
    New sleep studies are being released about 'sleep programming' or 'sleep learning', to improve memory and boost productivity. But could this lack of deep sleep and rest be dangerous to your overall health?
  • 4 Ways To Live To 100 | Natural Health Blog
    We already know eating a Mediterranean Diet can add years to life, as can exercise, but what other less celebrated factors appear to be correlated to exceptional lifespan? These four factors may surprise you.
  • Latinos Live Longer | Health Blog
    If you’re of Latino heritage, you can consider yourself lucky. Aside from the rich cultural background from which you hail, you may very well have inherited good genes that add to your health. In fact, new research suggests that your ethnicity may even result in a slower aging process.
  • Health Benefits of Reading | Natural Health Blog
    According to new research, spending time immersed in a good book every day may be associated with living a longer life.
  • eSight, Vision-Assist Devices For Blind | Natural Health Benefits
    One of the most extraordinary advances of medicine in the past few years has been the development of real-life visors that actually help legally blind people see again.
  • Greener Neighborhoods Are Better for Your Health | Natural Health Blog
    Women residing in areas with more trees and other types of vegetation appear to have a lower risk of mortality compared to their peers who live in less green places.
  • natural treatment for cataracts with vitamin c
    Worldwide, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery. 
  • Natural Health Remedies For Pain Relief  | Pain Relief Oil Barron Report
    To understand how such a formula works, it helps to have some understanding of how the body interprets and handles pain.
  • Join Social Clubs To Live Longer | Natural Health Blog
    People who belong to at least one social group live longer than those who don't.
  • Leafy Greens for Glaucoma Prevention | Health Blog
    Frequent consumption of leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale, romaine lettuce, and collard greens may lower a person's risk of developing glaucoma by as much as 30 percent.
  • Carotenoids Benefit Our Eyes | Health Blog
    Eating foods such as carrots that are rich in carotenoids may offer some protection from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of vision loss in older people.
  • Why Take Vitamin D after Menopause | Natural Health Blog
    Consuming enough vitamin D may be able to reverse the muscle loss that most women typically experience after they go through menopause.
  • Ginkgo Biloba For Hearing Loss vs Hearing Aids -- Health Blog
    One third of those aged 65-74 have hearing loss, and by the time you reach age 75, it's a much surer bet, with two-thirds in the hard-of-hearing club.
  • 7/6/2015
    What happens when testosterone and the adrenal hormones go awry--which begins happening as men and women enter their early 30's?
  • 2/23/2015
    So what is the story with antioxidants? Do they make a difference or not? If you listen to the buzz, you end up more confused than ever.
  • Aging Affects on Sleep -- Anti-Aging Health Blog
    New research tells us that reduced sleep among the elderly is not the function of better-quality snoozing, but rather, the result of losing brain cells.[
  • dyeing hair
    According to FASEB Journal, an experimental biology publication, there's a new cream under development called PC-KUS, or pseudocatalase, which reverses gray hair when applied topically.
  • Carnosine Benefits
    Study after study is now reporting new benefits for carnosine--several dozen in the last year alone.
  • Muira Puama Tree
    Often referred to as the "Viagra of the Amazon," muira puama has long been considered an effective natural therapeutic approach for loss of libido in both sexes. A flowering plant native to the Amazon rainforest, its name, muira puama, means "potency wood." Muira puama is one of the most active botanicals with a long history of traditional use as an energy tonic, general health improver, and remedy for impotence and sexual insufficiency.
  • red habanero chili
    Rated one of the hottest peppers on the Scoville chart, this spicy, citrusy fruit continues to grow in popularity. And, not surprisingly, this little pepper is more than just a way to heat up a dish. Habaneros also have a number of great health benefits as well.
  • agrimony leaves and flower
    If you've ever used the herb agrimony, you have something in common with the injured men on medieval battlefields. During the Middle Ages, the herb was used to treat a variety of health related problems from bad backs, internal hemorrhages, and wounds received on the battlefield.
  • Novels Expand the Brain and Mind | Natural Health Blog
    New research has discovered that reading an exciting novel may physically improve the function of your brain.
  • 11/12/2013
    In addition to all the other ways smoking is bad for you, now there is new evidence linking smoking to the premature aging of facial skin, and can reduce the effectiveness of natural anti aging solutions.
  • 9/16/2013
    Supplementing with pomegranate makes sense if you are looking at cancer prevention, heart health, reducing bad cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, and protecting against aging.
  • 9/16/2013
    One of the prime actions of DMAE is that it flushes accumulated lipofuscin from your body – from the neurons in your brain, from your skin, and all other organs.
  • 9/16/2013
    Oat grass joins other powerhouse grasses such as wheatgrass and alfalfa. They have been called one of nature's finest medicines.
  • 9/16/2013
    Many studies prove the powerful health-promoting effects of the nutrients in broccoli-- It makes sense to try to include more of it in your balanced diet.
  • Broccoli is Helpful for Natural Anti Aging
    A new study has found that one of the components of broccoli, known as sulforaphane, may be helpful in preventing or slowing the progression of osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis.
  • natural anti aging
    A recent study has found that all of the various kinds of facial plastic surgery only make people look about three years younger and fail to make subjects look more attractive to others.
  • Aloe Vera Benefits
    Aloe vera is an amazing mixture of more than 200 constituents, including polysaccharides, enzymes, glycoproteins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.
  • 7/26/2013
    Astaxanthin is considered a strong coloring agent and also has considerable health benefits. Research has shown that it may be great for healing numerous diseases.
  • Skin Health
    In our last newsletter, we explored the anatomy of the skin. In this issue, we'll discuss its physiology…and more particularly, some of the diseases and problems commonly associated with it.
  • skin anatomy & Skin health
    Your skin is more than just a shrink wrap designed to cover your body. It is a major organ of transportation. It is your first line of defense And it serves as a canary in the coal mine. Let's first explore skin anatomy...
  • 3/30/2013
    Investigators from the University of Athens have discovered that coffee can make you live a lot longer--Greek coffee, that is.
  • Female life expectancy
    New research has found that the lifespans of women in sections of the United States are actually lower than they were in previous years
  • High Blood Pressure Measurements Brain Aging
    New research has found that only slightly high blood pressure measurements may lead to declines in cognitive function and brain aging in people who are not even middle aged and show no signs "yet" of any mental difficulties.
  • steroid-injections-could-cause-bone-fractures
    On top of the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis in certain batches of injected steroids, steroid injections could cause bone fractures in the spine.
  • 10/10/2012
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune disease in which killer T-cells of the body's own immune system (most likely triggered by invading bacteria) reprogram themselves to attack joint cartilage, resulting in inflammation and joint destruction. The current treatment strategies of suppressing immunity and inflammation offer only limited success since they do not deal with the underlying causes.
  • 10/10/2012
    Inflammation is actually a defense mechanism for the body. For injuries, it serves to bathe the injury in healing fluids and acts as a cushion to protect against further injury. However, if the inflammation is prolonged or out of control, it can cause destruction. This is what occurs in arthritis, where the inflammation actually causes the destruction of the joints. Chronic systemic inflammation is involved in a variety of conditions from neurological to degenerative conditions, and is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
  • 9/28/2012
    Probably no other area in alternative health is more subject to over-promising and under-delivering than anti-aging. We're talking about every magic bullet under the sun from face cremes to human growth hormone supplements. Ah, if only it were that simple! The simple fact is that aging is not the result of any one single factor, but is the cumulative result of a number of factors. However, there are several steps one can take to slow down or even reverse the aging process:
  • L-Carnosine benefits and side affects
    Make no mistake; L-carnosine may no longer be "new" news. And it may no longer be trendy; but it still ranks as one of the most important anti-aging supplements available to us today.
  • 7/31/2012
    Over 20% of the population currently suffers from chronic pain. Because current pain medications can create nausea, constipation, depression, stomach bleeding, kidney problems, and dependence, many are looking for more natural ways to reduce chronic pain. Learn what works!
  • 7/31/2012
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common autoimmune disease in which killer T-cells of the body's own immune system (most likely triggered by invading bacteria) reprogram themselves to attack joint cartilage, resulting in inflammation and joint destruction. The current treatment strategies of suppressing immunity and inflammation offer only limited success since they do not deal with the underlying causes. Osteoarthritis, on the other hand, is more likely the result of wear and tear or low pH, but again, standard treatments involving pain killers and anti-inflammatories address only the symptoms, not the underlying causes. In both cases, the key to success is to address the underlying causes, which automatically improves the symptoms.
  • 7/31/2012
    Like many diseases, Alzheimer's disease does not seem amenable to a "magic bullet" approach. Rather, it seems to be related to a number of factors including improper fats, the build up of beta amyloid in the brain, systemic inflammation, lack of exercise, and the aluminum/fluoride connection. Read more...
  • 7/31/2012
    Jon Barron will walk you through the digestive system -- from the tip of your tongue to the outer edge of your rectum. All of this will help you understand digestive tract diseases (everything from hiatal hernia to acid reflux, from peptic ulcers to irritable bowel syndrome) and how to treat them naturally by working with your body, not against it.
  • 7/31/2012
    Due to injury or age-related degeneration, many are not able to live full, active lives due to muscle and joint pain. Learn more about the various natural health remedies available today to maintain healthy joints and muscles.
  • 7/31/2012
    Hormones are the body's chemical messenger system. They tell the various cells of the body what to do -- and when -- by attaching to specific receptor sites on individual cells. Problems occur when the various hormones get out of balance. Find out how to balance your hormones.
  • 7/31/2012
    Whether you need an extra memory boost for a tough exam, help juggling various projects under high pressure, or experiencing memory loss after 60, maintaining a strong memory is a critical part of daily life. Check out our list of articles on how to keep your memory sharp and your brain in tip top shape.
  • can eyesight improve with age?
    Two surveys of senior citizens across the United States discovered that, in less than a 30-year period, the reported instances of serious vision trouble went down by more than 50 percent.
  • 5/18/2012
    Ever wonder why most anti-aging tricks don't work, from face cremes to supplements? The simple fact is that aging is not the result of any one single factor, but is the cumulative result of a number of factors. Learn what you can do...
  • 4/21/2012
    New research suggests that senior citizens with too much extra weight may well be at higher risk of loss of dementia.
  • 3/27/2012
    The latest research  has found that those with low levels of omega-3 fatty acids more frequently have trouble with their memories. The scientists determined that the omega-3 fatty acids may help to fight signs of aging in the brain.
  • 1/7/2012
    Researchers have found that young blood rejuvenates old bodies. Now, new evidence suggests that young blood may also make the brain young again.
  • 1/5/2012
    Researchers at Stanford University in California have uncovered an interesting connection between good eating habits and a longer life span in not only the consumers of the diet, but their progeny for several generations as well.
  • 8/25/2011
    A recent study suggests that the single biggest risk factor leading to Alzheimer's in the US is lack of exercise. Twenty-one percent of all instances of the disease, or 1.1 million cases, could be prevented if more people exercised regularly, according to the researchers. The single biggest risk factor worldwide, though, is lack of education.
  • 8/23/2011
    To date, the research has found no undisclosed food, chant, or medicine responsible for the exceptionally long lives of centenarians. In fact, a recent study suggests that those who live the longest probably can eat whatever they want, forego exercise, and hit the bottle.
  • 8/19/2011
    A new study recently released by the University of California in San Francisco, suggests that the single biggest risk factor leading to Alzheimer's in the US is lack of exercise. Twenty-one percent of all instances of the disease, or 1.1 million cases, could be prevented if more people exercised regularly, according to the researchers.  Depression causes another 15 percent, says the study, smoking 11 percent, hypertension eight percent, obesity in midlife and low education each trigger seven percent, and diabetes correlates to three percent.
  • 8/5/2011
    Many scientists have long believed that a person's IQ is determined by their genes and therefore not subject to change.  But new research may prove that we can give our brains a workout that will actually improve our intelligence.  Listen to Jon's health podcast on how to obtain optimum brain function and mental health.
  • 8/4/2011
    Recent studies have found that memory tasks performed regularly can nudge your IQ up a few points -- and the uptick remains in place several months later. So just as you can exercise to condition your body to be healthy, you just might be able to exercise your brain to its optimum potential.
  • 7/7/2011
    A new study has found Botox reduces the ability to empathize. The reason is that in order to interpret the emotions others express, we need to mimic those emotions in our own facial expression. The mimicry happens fast and it's quite unconscious -- just a flicker. But if you can't do it, you can't mimic others' emotions.
  • 6/21/2011
    In a study conducted at Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center in Chicago, researchers found that regular social interactions can keep dementia at bay. Visiting with friends or relatives, enjoying a weekly bingo game, and attending religious services all seem to work equally well when it comes to engaging your mind socially.
  • friends increase mortality rate
    Researchers from Tel Aviv University in Israel recently reported that after following 820 adults over a 20-year period, it became clear that those who enjoyed good friendships at work had a significantly lower risk of dying from any cause.  In fact, these results provide an interesting corollary to previous research showing that having good friends matters more to longevity than even having close family relationships.
  • 5/21/2011
    Aerobic exercise can not only help you lose weight in all the right places but also gain something in one very important place: your brain.  A region of your brain that is essential to memory has been shown in a recent study to increase in volume after getting regular cardiovascular exercise. The research, which took place at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, demonstrated that when older people committed to a walking routine for a year, the hippocampus area of the brain -- which typically loses some mass over time as we age -- actually increased in size.
  • 4/21/2011
    Researchers genetically altered mice so they overproduced a stress hormone called "corticotrophin-releasing factor," or "CRF." In reaction to the increased stress, the mice turned gray and lost hair. But then, the scientists injected the mice with a mellow-out compound called astressin-B, which blocked production of the stress hormone. To the great surprise of the research team, one of the side effects was that the mice grew back their missing fur. The take-home message here is that stress and hair-loss can go hand-in-hand, and so reducing stress may be key in reducing hair loss.
  • 4/19/2011
    Scientists at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland have shown that the worse a person's untreated hearing impairment is, the greater their risk of developing dementia.1 It is not necessarily that the hearing loss directly causes the dementia, but the two conditions certainly seem to be independently associated. Clearly it is important to get our hearing tested regularly and use hearing aids if necessary. But there are other things we can do as well to keep dementia at bay.
  • 4/9/2011
    The latest study on perfluorocarbons (PFCs) has found that greater exposure to them may cause women to begin menopause years earlier. Premature menopause with an onset before the age of 40 has been shown to increase the risk of developing heart disease and osteoporosis. In addition, the loss of estrogen that accompanies menopause puts women at greater risk for colon and ovarian cancer, periodontal disease, tooth loss, and cataract formation.  Continue reading for more information about women's health, unsuspecting toxins, preventing disease and premature menopause naturally with progesterone!
  • 3/22/2011
    Participants in a recent study who regularly drank alcohol had, overall, a 29 percent lower incidence of dementia and a 42 percent reduction in occurrence of Alzheimer's compared to those who didn't touch the stuff. The results also revealed that less isn't necessarily more in this case. Those who drank two to three alcoholic beverages daily actually had a lower incidence of dementia than those who sipped just one. Surprisingly, it didn't matter much whether the drink of choice was rosè or rum; wine and beer offered no advantage over the stronger stuff.
  • 1/22/2011
    Recent studies have shown that those who move the least during working hours have the most risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, while those who both move frequently during the day and engage in regular exercise have the least risk.  Learn more about heart health and preventing diabetes with this natural health blog!
  • 1/8/2011
    For elderly adults, falls typically result in far more trouble than band-aids and reassurances. In fact, for those over 65, falls can be the short path to disability and death. The fact is that balance rapidly declines as people age, and so each year, one out of every three adults over the age of 65 experiences a traumatic fall.
  • 1/6/2011
    Men who have high levels of BPA n their urine experience lower sperm quality than men without much BPA in their systems.
  • 1/4/2011
    Serious errors are taking place in hospitals everywhere because charts are misread and the medical staff you expect to take care of you isn't always paying attention. And some of the mistakes were made because of pre-surgical errors in the physician's office.
  • 12/30/2010
    People who smoke cigarettes might actually increase their risk of developing colon cancer by eating a larger quantity of fruit and vegetables.
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