How well you age is largely under your control, with genetics thought to be responsible for just 25% of your health. What that means is that incorporating healthy behaviors now is an excellent way help slow your aging roll over time, boost longevity and sidestep many of the problems that can take the life out of your lifespan. How create a better and longer ‘healthspan’? One of the simplest and most effective ways is to do it is to harness the health-boosting power of hormesis.
Practicing medicine is fascinating and rewarding work – but, unfortunately, the mainstream medical ‘system’ often interferes with the mission of health and healing. Here's my vision of the future of medicine.
Restful, restorative, sometimes elusive sleep. Why is it that something that is so natural, so essential and necessary for good health can become so hard to do well? Has modern life has taught us now not to sleep? In a word, yes. It’s that perfect storm of a few less-than-stellar habits which, when combined, over time, wind up teaching your body how not to sleep. The good news however is that we can re-learn the art of sleep well at night by taking steps during the daylight hours to set the stage for sleep success at night. Here’s what you need to know and do to master the art: