Tag Archives | Anti Aging

Dinner is a Date with the Doctor: 5 Asian Superfoods

Medicine doesn’t always come in a pill. In fact some of the most powerful medicines are delicious and can be found at your local supermarket or “farmacy”. Healing foods have been used for centuries in Asia as part of the cuisine. In Asia food and medicine are often the same thing. Here are five foods […]

Why You Should Not Stop Taking Your Vitamins

Do vitamins kill people? How many people have died from taking vitamins? Should you stop your vitamins? It depends. To be exact, it depends on the quality of the science, and the very nature of scientific research.  It is very hard to know things exactly through science. The waste bin of science is full of […]

Six Ways I Changed My Life and How You Can Change Yours

I admit it. I was addicted to sugar, caffeine, and adrenalin. I am a recovering dopamine addict, and it almost killed me. Twenty years ago, as a freshly minted doctor, I swallowed the propaganda that doctors are invincible, that “MD” stood for “medical deity.” During my training, one of my surgical residents told me, “Real […]

Dr. Hyman Discusses Boosting Longevity on the Dr. Oz Show

EVERYONE WANTS TO LIVE A LONG TIME. What many don’t realize is that we all have the power to make choices that will help us live a long and healthy life. Boosting longevity and being fit and vibrant at any age is a real possibility for all of us. In my recent appearance on The […]

How Good is Your Gut-Brain-Fat Cell Communication?

Does your appetite control system work?  Take the following quiz to find out. In the appropriate box, place a check for each positive answer. Then use the scoring key to identify which care plan you should use. There are four basic parts that include: The wiring of your nervous system. Weight control hormones. Command central […]

Maximizing Methylation: The Key to Healthy Aging

TAKING JUST A FEW vitamins CAN optimize the function of ALL your body’s systems. It’s true. But you have to know what to take and you have to know why these supplements work … That’s why, in this week’s blog, I am going to discuss one of the most important biochemical processes for long-term health […]

Breakthrough Discovery on the Causes of Autism

IMAGINE BEING THE PARENT of a young child who is not acting normally and being told by your doctor that your child has autism, that there is no known cause, and there is no known treatment except, perhaps, some behavioral therapy. That is exactly what Jackson’s parents were told as their 22-month old son regressed […]

How the Dalai Lama Can Help You Live to 120

THE MIND HAS GREAT influence over the body, and maladies often have their origin there. — Moliere What were Dean Ornish, Mehmet Oz, Dan Brown, the Dalai Lama, and I all doing in Woodstock, New York? We — along with an assortment of Tibetan monks and doctors, Buddhist scholars, meditation researchers, and prize-winning biomedical scientists […]

9 Steps to Reverse Dementia and Memory Loss as You Age

RECENTLY, I SPOKE on a panel for PBS TV at the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) convention in Boston. The topic was dementia. There was a woman with mild cognitive impairment on the panel. Her condition is sort of like pre-Alzheimer’s disease. Everyone on the panel — including the Harvard neurologist — agreed that […]

Resveratrol – Eat Whatever and Live to 120

Maximizing Methylation: The Key to Healthy Aging

Resveratrol — Can You Really Eat Whatever and Live to 120?

THERE’S AN INTRIGUING FINDING of a recent study from Harvard researcher David Sinclair and his group: “Live to 120 years old by eating as much as you want and drinking lots of red wine!” The only catch is that you’d have to drink about 1,500 bottles of wine a day to get those results. Of […]