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Health Screening Tests for Women (By Age!)

Age 20 Test: Blood Pressure Frequency: Every two years, if blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg or below; more frequently if either number is higher To Keep Tabs On: Heart Health Age 20s + 30s Test: Clinical breast exam by a physician Frequency: Every three years To Keep Tabs On: Breast Cancer Age 30-65 Test: Pap Test Frequency: Every five years …

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Vitamin K: What Makes It So Special?

What is so special about Vitamin K? Vitamin K is a fat-soluble nutrient best known for its essential role in blood clotting. It also aids bone development, blood sugar regulation, and more. Where can you get it? Vitamin K is found in leafy greens and cheese. For supplements, there are three different forms to choose from: vitamin K1 (called phytonadione …

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Natural Ways to Support Your Aging Body

While you can’t stop your body from aging, you can try to age gracefully by understanding what triggers the aging process. Aging, is well, a fact of life. As you grow older, looking older is simply a reality. Although you may not be able to stop your skin and bones from aging, you can understand what triggers the aging process, …

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5 Plant Based Proteins You Should Consider

If you’re on the hunt for plant-based proteins but need help narrowing your search, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up five plant-based proteins that pack a huge protein punch plus provide other great (and essential!) health benefits. There are many myths and misconceptions out there that try to diminish the value of plant-based protein and brand it …

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The 7 Best Foods for Your Heart Revealed

strawberries and blueberries for heart health

You can avoid a broken heart, naturally. No, I’m not talking about relationships; you’re on your own on that one. I’m referring to how to keep your heart healthy. And although technically, the heart doesn’t break (except on rare occasions), it can become damaged. Most commonly, heart damage is related to inadequate blood supply to the heart muscle. This causes …

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The Ultimate Guide to Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits

Think of Omega-3s as a major player in helping your body function normally. They provide many different health benefits, so you can continue doing all the things you love. Let’s take a look at Omega-3 health benefits below. EYE HEALTH Omega-3 fatty acids may be essential for optimal visual development. Dry eyes have been linked to omega-3 deficiency.1 Research shows …

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The Heart and Sexual Function

No personal information this time, some things are private.  However, as a physician we are often faced with questions about sexual function, or more commonly, lack of sexual function- either desire or performance. Many things can result in loss of Libido or performance; stress, not enough sleep, depression, being worn out at the end of a busy and hectic day, …

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