Tag: anti-aging

Conditions & Treatment

Achieving Longevity and Anti Aging with Acupuncture

Reduce Your Stress, Live Long In Chinese medicine enhanced longevity is seen as a goal of therapy and within the purview of practitioners. There are herbal treatments (see facial rejuvenation section), lifestyle suggestions, and acupuncture prescriptions to benefit the “anti-aging” agenda which is part and parcel of acupuncture treatment. Feel better, look better In China,…

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Ethics in Medicine

Practical applications of chaos theory to the modulation of human ageing: nature prefers chaos to regularity

We discussed the concept of complexity with aging here.  This article reinforces that principle.  The full article is behind a paywall and since it’s an older article, I will skip the purchase and just cite the article. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1023306419861 Published: March 2003 Practical applications of chaos theory to the modulation of human ageing: nature prefers chaos…

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Health & Fitness

Anti-Aging Implications of Astragalus Membranaceus (Huangqi): A Well-Known Chinese Tonic

I take Astragalus every day and so do many of my patients.  This article is a good rundown of the health benefits. Anti-Aging Implications of Astragalus Membranaceus (Huangqi): A Well-Known Chinese Tonic Ping Liu,1 Haiping Zhao,1,# and Yumin Luo1,2,3,* Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been cited by other…

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Ear Stimulation (TAVNS) to slow down aging process

It seems we’re finding uses for TAVNS everywhere!  They call it “tickling” which I think is great marketing. Come to think of it, I should be doing more of it for myself, in addition to acupuncture… I’m adding an update here to emphasize an interesting takeaway.  Subjects in this study who had higher sympathetic activity…

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Health & Fitness

Autophagy for Life Extension: Rhonda Patrick

Rhonda Patrick’s blog is focused on longevity research.  She is a biochemist by training, but now devotes her time to making the arcane world of biochemisty research on aging accessible to the lay public. (In a recent podcast she discussed how she came to the decision to turn down a tenure track professorship at a…

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Health & Fitness

3 Key Deterrents to Dementia from David Perlmutter

I discussed neurologist David Perlmutter’s book, “Brain Maker”  in a previous blog post and newsletter. In his blog  he recommends three crucial things to avoid dementia.  Aerobic exercise, good sleep, and controlling your blood sugar.

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