When it comes to aging, there are few antidotes to the wear and tear of the years. However the foods you eat can make a significant difference in the appearance of age – inside and out. A diet loaded with excess sugar and refined carbohydrates not only leads to extra pounds, but can also cause … Continued
Dr. Roger Garcia, Medical Director of BodyLogicMD of Columbus says extending your life is as easy as changing your diet, “We know that we can increase the life of the telomeres through various nutraceuticals.” Several research theories suggest that these foods can play a role in lengthening telomeres and, therefore extending your life. Read more: Diet Secrets … Continued
Hormone treatments for men and women are increasingly popular among the Baby Boomers and others seeking the fountain of youth in a pill, pellet, patch or gel. These treatments are touted by anti-aging centers and some doctors as a way to battle the bulge and loss of muscle, strength, sex drive and stamina that may … Continued
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of traveling to Boca Raton, Florida to spend some time at the BodyLogicMD corporate headquarters. This was part of the training process that all new BodyLogicMD physicians go through. Not knowing entirely what to expect, I must say that I was thoroughly impressed! The staff was knowledgeable … Continued
What is 1,25 hydroxycholecalciferol? Drum roll please!………………..you may know it as “Vitamin D” “Vitamin” D is not a vitamin; it is a critical hormone! It is produced largely by your body in response to direct sunlit to large areas of exposed skin (meaning with no protective sun block). In the middle of the day in … Continued
I just had the pleasure of speaking at a medical conference on bioidentical hormones sponsored by the International Hormone Society at the San Diego Harbor Marriott. My subject was testosterone deficiency and replacement, with an emphasis on testosterone pellet implantation. I was struck by some of the questions the attending doctors asked me after the … Continued
What’s the relationship between hormones and the body’s aging process? Is there a clear connection? Also, if I’m experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance, such as foggy thinking/memory, fatigue and weight gain, how can bioidentical hormones help me get my life back on track?
As an anti-aging physician, what’s your take on slowing body’s aging process? I know there’s nothing I can do to turn back the clock and I’m not looking for a miracle drug that can help me look and feel the way I did in my 20’s. I just want to grow old without feeling old. What basic lifestyle advice would you give a patient who is simply trying to improve their overall health?
It’s not just about your andropause and menopause – from a cardiovascular standpoint, bioidentical hormones can help tremendously. Bioidentical hormones, when used properly, can help women and men significantly reduce their risk of a variety of health challenges from heart disease to osteoporosis. What it really comes down to is how much effort the patient is willing to put forth. I absolutely love talking to my patients about what they can be doing on their own to optimize their overall health – the foods they should be eating, how much exercise they should be getting and the impact stress has on their overall health.
Dr. Roger Garcia proves that while aging is inevitable, getting old is optional. In his newly launched book, Aged to Perfection, Dr. Garcia shares, in simple language and inspiring examples, important breakthroughs in age-delaying treatments including; naturally safe bioidentical hormones, optimal nutrition, effective exercise, healthy relationships and powerful attitudes.