February 2020 Vol. 12 Issue 2

Telomeres, Inflammation, and Dietary Supplements

by Ronald Hoffman, MD
Nutritional supplements may positively affect telomere length and aging, according to a recent intervention study.

Can Physical Activity Decrease the Risk of Depression?

by Ashok Bhandari, ND
One more argument for encouraging movement: Exercising may lower the risk of depression even in those with a genetic risk for it.

Even a Short Walk Helps Reduce Mortality Risk

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO
Although conventional belief is that you need to walk 10,000 steps a day to see health benefits from walking, a recent study found that a more modest 4,400 steps daily can substantially reduce mortality rates.

An Updated Review on Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopausal Women

by Timothy Schwaiger, ND
Menopause can be a challenge for women who suffer from unwanted symptoms including insomnia associated with night sweats and hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and chronic urinary problems. In addition, for those contemplating hormone replacement therapy (HRT) while evaluating its use and the potential for aggravating side effects and medical risks, the information available to the public can be confusing.

The Influence of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide on Healthy Aging

by Natural Medicine Journal
Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a hot topic in antiaging medicine. In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, describes the key pathways that NAD uses to exert its health-promoting and antiaging functions in the body.

An Integrative Approach to Kidney Disease

by Natural Medicine Journal
In this interview, kidney health expert Matthew Hand, DO, describes how an integrative approach can help improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with kidney disease and those who are at high risk.