Living Well Blog

By Sean Kelley
MDVIP
November 17, 2022
The food most of us eat is killing us. The Western diet, laden with sugary processed foods and red meats, is one of the top reasons the American life span had declined  in recent years. This type of diet raises our risk for overall death as well death from heart disease and cancer.  But there’s… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 17, 2022
If you smoke, you already know it’s dangerous. It’s the leading cause of preventable disease and contributes to one of every five deaths in the United States every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The real discussion is about quitting. About 70 percent… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 16, 2022
Patients may have a new tool to help them recover from the debilitating effects: Seated Tai Chi. A new study has demonstrated the ancient Chinese martial art is a beneficial form of rehab. Ischemic strokes… See more
November 14, 2022
  What we eat profoundly influences how long and how well we live.  Hi, I’m Dr. Michael Roizen,… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
November 11, 2022
The eyes are the window to the soul. But they’re also the windows to our health. And while most Americans fear losing their vision more than other serious ailments like cancer, stroke and heart disease, they know a lot less about eye health than they think they do, according to a 2020 Harris Poll.… See more
October 25, 2022
When it comes to our life spans, stress plays an important role. Believe it or not, our reactions to stress are designed to help us survive – it’s part of our “fight or flight” response. When we experience acute stress, a threat to our health, our body does all sorts of good things to help us get… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
October 21, 2022
Americans are sleep deprived. Disordered sleep, whether it be driven by a health issue, work conditions or lifestyle, is a widespread problem in the U.S. As many as one in three adults don’t get enough sleep, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Poor sleep leads to… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
October 20, 2022
But you can also boost your life span with something you probably haven’t thought of – optimism. A growing body of research links higher levels of optimism with a longer lifespan.
 
Yes, as you go through life, you’ll endure trials and tribulations that affect your outlook. Poor health… See more
October 18, 2022
MDVIP’s Chief Medical Officer Andrea Klemes, DO, plays a game of This or That with longevity pioneer and best-selling author Michael Roizen, MD, on what he prefers to promote longevity.… See more
October 18, 2022
Watch longevity pioneer and best-selling author Michael Roizen, MD, and MDVIP’s Chief Medical Officer Andrea Klemes, DO, discuss expert tips for living younger for longer.… See more
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