Senior Health

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on senior health...
Enhance brain cleansing to improve brain health – here’s how to do it!

Enhance brain cleansing to improve brain health – here’s how to do it!

To clear itself of waste, the brain flushes fluids out through the lymph channels in your neck. You can enhance brain health by keeping these fluids flowing.
Your fat doesn’t just hang around passively; or, why stress is good for you

Your fat doesn’t just hang around passively; or, why stress is good for you

Your fat cells are metabolically active; you want to keep them that way. The stress of exercise trains your brain to signal fat cells to release energy.
What changes do I have to accept with aging?

What changes do I have to accept with aging?

What are the inevitable changes that accompany aging, and what are the things I can actually do something about?
What changes do I have to accept with aging?

What changes do I have to accept with aging?

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This snake isn’t the only thing that moves its spine to get around

This snake isn’t the only thing that moves its spine to get around

Snakes move their spine beautifully. But they're no the only creatures who move their spine to get around.
Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility – it may not be what you think

Flexibility - the ability to move through a wide range - is not the opposite of stiffness. Learn to build flexibility without sacrificing stiffness.
Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Surprising benefits of taurine supplements

Taurine supplements have shown surprising benefits in slowing the metabolic declines associated with aging and age-related disease.
Secrets to happiness revealed

Secrets to happiness revealed

The Harvard Study of Adult Development has tracked more than 2,000 people since 1938 and has determined the most important factors that predict happiness.
Does retirement hasten dementia?

Does retirement hasten dementia?

Continuing to work may provide ongoing mental stimulation and social contact. Don't sacrifice these important health inputs when you retire.
One quarter of your body is collagen

One quarter of your body is collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body, and it's important to be able to synthesize it in large quantities. These nutritional strategies will help.
Science confirms: Movement skill and fitness are signs of a healthy brain

Science confirms: Movement skill and fitness are signs of a healthy brain

Scientists at the University of Edinburg confirm that speed of walking is an important predictor of dementia and the risk of falling.
Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Calcium supplements fall short for reversing osteoporosis – but try this combo instead!

Even though calcium supplements fall short, a combination of diet supplements helps build healthy bone in those with osteoporosis.
Four ways to boost heart rate variability (HRV)

Four ways to boost heart rate variability (HRV)

Heart rate variability (HRV) is one of the five new "vital signs" - strong predictors of vitality and longevity. Here are four tips to give your HRV a boost.
Another reason your running slows down as you age

Another reason your running slows down as you age

Aging of tendons and their tenocytes can impact athletic performance. But it doesn't have to be...
Why older runners can’t run as fast

Why older runners can’t run as fast

There are plenty of ways you can improve your fitness at any age. Someone who’s sixty can train to run faster or ...

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