Alcohol Causes Cancer

Imagine that a sip of wine touches your lips.¬† It travels down the esophagus, stomach, intestines and is metabolized by the liver. And that's exactly where the future cancers lie: the lips, mouth, larynx (voice box), pharynx or upper throat, esophagus (the food pipe), stomach, colon, rectum, and the liver. Then add in breast cancer,... Continue Reading →

The Cost of US Healthcare

Americans spend significantly more on health care than other countries, upwards of $3.1 trillion per year (that's $3,100,000 million), yet our lifespan is not comparatively¬†long. Other countries with longer lifespans than the US include Canada, the UK and Sweden; and they all do it for less money. Cost of the Top 5 Major Conditions Diabetes... Continue Reading →

Your Health is Your Wealth

During your golden years, healthcare will very likely be your biggest expense. By the time you get done reading this article, you will surely understand the inevitability and wisdom of spending cash on healthcare. That's because you worked hard for decades to save money for retirement. The question is this: When you are over age... Continue Reading →

What’s a Normal Testosterone Level?

Men and women normally produce testosterone. The normal functions of testosterone in men include sex drive or libido, sperm production, increased muscle mass, increased energy and vitality, as well as human behavior aspects of aggression and being competetive. In men, a low testosterone level leads to unwanted side effects that can severely hamper quality of... Continue Reading →

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When my grandmother died of diabetes, she was getting dialysis three days a week. I swore that I would never get diabetes. Five years ago, I was given the diagnosis of Pre-diabetes and I changed everything I did: I'm 40 lbs lighter, have more energy, and now I pass it on to you. ~ Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD

The Effects of Aging

Age Management Medicine is the study of how the human body ages with time. Aging affects DNA on the cellular level, thus every organ system is affected. Starting generally, here are changes that occur with aging:

Aging Over 50

Today's age management medicine doctors are geared to reverse the complications of aging. We want you to chase your grandchildren, not suffer on the sidelines in the disability section. Rest knowing that age management medicine is an American Medical Association (AMA) Board Certified specialty. We routinely free you of obesity, chronic metabolic syndrome, and their... Continue Reading →

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