October 2014 - Age Management & Optimal Wellness Centers

Blood Type Linked to Cognitive Decline With Age

*Can Blood Type Cause Cognitive Decline and Health Issues

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Could Your Blood Type Be Causing Cognitive Decline and Other Health Issues? Your Blood Type May Be Putting You at Increased Risk for Memory Issues and Other Age Related Diseases More and more studies are now being done to figure out the causes of age related mental decline, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and other age-related memory issues. Adding to this growing list was new research published last month in the journal Neurology that shows that there may be correlation between blood type and the increases risk for developing these age related…

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*Should women take HRT before the menopause?

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Should women take HRT before the menopause? Some experts now say it’s the best way to ease your symptoms – and avoid long-term health problems Recent survey found many menopausal women are struggling without HRT Some specialists say they should take preventative action in their 40s   Until now, most women – and doctors – have thought you should only seek help for the menopause if symptoms become unbearable. Even then, concerns about possible side-effects have led many GPs to recommend that women try to manage without hormone replacement therapy….

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Quick Weight Loss Programs

*In Defense of Fast Weight Loss

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Extreme diets get a bad rap — but is it deserved? To keep pounds off for good, you should lose weight slowly over time, right? Not so fast. Adding to a growing body of research on the benefits of quick weight-loss programs, a new study in The Lancet: Diabetes and Endocrinology found that subjects who followed a short, extreme diet were more likely to hit their long-term pound-shedding goals as compared to people who followed a more moderate plan. The study involved 200 obese adults, who took part in a…

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Hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid feedback system

*The Importance of Thyroid Supplementation

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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THYROID HORMONE, IQ, AND . . . THE SOUL? If the human soul has a molecular structure, it is surely that of thyroxine. Why? Because this hormone, secreted by the thyroid gland, has the primary function of regulating metabolism. Without the stabilizing influence of thyroxine to keep our myriad of molecular systems in balance, we would become a metabolic disaster area, and the essence of who we are would corrode away in the ensuing chemical chaos. Without thyroxine, our minds — those cornucopias of thought, perception, emotion,…

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*Study: Subtle Temperature Changes on “Healthy” Brown Fat Storage and Associated Health Risks it Involves

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Study: Subtle Temperature Changes on “Healthy” Brown Fat Storage and Associated Health Risks it Involves If you are under the assumption that all fat in your body is created equally and is in turn equally bad for you, then you will be surprised to learn that there are actually two different types of fat. White fat is used to store energy and produce hormones that are then secreted into the bloodstream. This is typically the kind of fat that you think of when someone says, “You look fat.” Brown fat…

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