All about “male menopause” and controlling how you age

Today I have three personal questions for all the men out there: Do you find yourself feeling a bit crankier than usual — maybe even a bit blue some of the time? And do you feel less engaged with others and less likely to rise to the occasion when others enjoy group activities? And finally, […]

Create a powerful defense against one of the most lethal cancers

Colon cancer is one of the most fatal cancers in the U.S. — almost as dangerous as lung and breast cancer. Even more disturbing is a new report from France’s International Agency for Research on Cancer which concludes that the risk of developing this cancer is on the rise in younger people worldwide (ages 50 […]

How’s your heart health? Take this quick quiz to find out!

Are you taking the right steps to keep your heart safe and healthy for the long run, or is it in danger? You’ll find out the answer to that question in just a moment with a quick, 60-second quiz. Of course, a quick quiz can’t provide a comprehensive overview of your heart health. But it […]

Ginkgo biloba for brain protection: To take, or not to take?

Ginkgo biloba extract (GBE) is one of those rare alternative medicine treatments that was surprisingly picked up by the medical mainstream and quickly acquired a reputation as a natural brain-booster. It’s been known to dramatically improve memory and mental sharpness, as well as slow brain aging. It’s also been found to treat depression, diabetes, and […]

Hearing loss is far more dangerous than you might imagine

Hearing loss isn’t high on the list of most people’s health concerns. In fact, many wouldn’t consider it a health issue at all, but rather, a natural part of aging. Meanwhile, dementia risk is a top health concern for millions of Americans. Unfortunately, most people are completely unaware of the connection between hearing loss and […]

Two tools you need to drown out even the most nagging food cravings

Sometimes food cravings can really take hold of you. And sometimes, they’re powerful enough to undo even the best intentions to eat right and curb excessive calorie intake. We’ve all been there… And while food cravings can play tricks on your mind and willpower, luckily there are a few tricks you can keep up your […]

The shockingly simple way you can grow a stronger, sharper brain

If you’re actively working toward strengthening your aging brain, then you’re most likely aware of the “use it or lose it” philosophy when it comes to protecting and maintaining your cognitive  health. There’s no doubt about it — when you read, play challenging games, or learn a new language, you brain benefits from an energizing […]

The stealthy cancer trigger you never saw coming

One of the most effective ways to protect yourself from aggressive cancers is something most people never think about: Control of fungal infections. Candida is the most common type of yeast to cause a fungal infection. But Candida isn’t your enemy. In fact, your body needs it to help with digestion and absorption of nutrients. […]

Type 2 diabetes is not a fast-track to a heart disease diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes is associated with higher risk of heart disease. But Type 2 diabetes doesn’t cause heart disease. That’s a subtle but very important distinction. Yet still, too many doctors decide to go ahead and treat their type 2 patients as if they already have heart disease. Some doctors even prescribe cholesterol-lowering statin drugs […]

The brain-strengthening benefits of a midday snooze

If you’ve ever felt guilty about indulging in an afternoon nap, you’re hereby absolved of all guilt. In fact, if you get tired in the afternoon and don’t take a nap, then you’re doing yourself a disservice. Research shows that an afternoon nap acts like a tonic, giving your brain the much-needed support it needs […]