Healing Ideally

As we age, our bodies’ ability to repair injuries and wounds degrades. Not only does the same type of wound simply take longer to heal in older people than younger people, but the wounds tend to build up more scar tissue and adhesions. In a novel and exciting series of experiments, Stanford Center on Longevity are rapidly advancing medicine’s understanding of this phenomenon by deconstructing the complex chemical symphony that orchestrates healing. Publishing in the August 10 issue of Science, Dr. Rando reports that his team has found a misfiring chemical signal that appears to prompt otherwise healthy cells to...

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Weight Loss? Have A Read!

We all know how important it is to look and feel good. Why not start out the New Year with a few new ideas and break a few bad habits! KEEP TRYING, failure is key – weight gain is a factor of calories over time, the more calories over a shorter period of time the more they go into storage. The fewer calories you take in the less you need to burn. Always realize that if you aren’t burning calories you are storing them. Just think less is more! Try to eat moderately, don’t deny, have a TASTE! enjoy the...

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Aches, Pains and a Strain… Think PRP

Aches, Pains and a Strain… Think PRP

After hearing about Tiger Woods and his marriage blow up, there is a silver lining in all the gossip. Tiger recently had a knee operation and was given an injection of his own blood products to help him recover faster. The medicine is very cutting edge, the science has become very proven and the technique super sophisticated. Platelet Rich Plasma, “PRP” is your own blood plasma with highly concentrated platelets. Platelets are part of your blood system are a specialized type of blood cell involved in injury healing. Platelets also contain large reservoirs of natural growth factors. While a normal...

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