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    Eating Fiber to Enhance Heart Health

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Age management experts strongly recommend increasing the amount of fiber in your diet for better heart health. Soluble fiber, which is found in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, can help lower your cholesterol levels. Choose old-fashioned rolled oats for breakfast to reap the benefits of beta glucan, a type of soluble fiber. Beta glucan combines with water in your digestive system to remove some cholesterol from the body and block cholesterol from being absorbed.

    Watch this video for more information on how fiber can improve your heart health and overall wellbeing. You’ll see a helpful animation that explains how fiber works in the body and you’ll see an array of foods that contain high amounts of fiber. You’ll also get some tips for adding more of these healthy foods to your diet.

    For a comprehensive age management plan individually tailored to your needs, visit Cenegenics of New York City. You can reach our age management team at (646) 681-3026 with any questions you may have.

    Exploring the Many Benefits of Physical Fitness

    Last updated 5 months ago

    There’s no question that physical activity is a cornerstone of any healthy age management program. Physical fitness can help you feel rejuvenated, contribute to your longevity, prevent a wide range of illnesses, and even help you look younger. If you’ve been having trouble adhering to a physical fitness program, talk to an age management specialist. He or she can help you explore the types of activities that might work best for you.

    Weight Maintenance
    Age management physicians strongly recommend regular exercise as a means to achieve a healthy weight. In fact, individuals who combine physical activity with a healthy diet plan are more likely to keep the extra weight off than those who use diet alone.

    Disease Prevention
    Becoming physically fit with the help of an age management program will reduce your risk of a number of medical problems, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, and stroke. You’ll also reduce your risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes, conditions that would have placed you at risk of an array of additional health problems such as nerve damage and eye damage. Exercising regularly can even help prevent certain types of cancer, including colon and breast cancers.

    Bone and Muscle Preservation
    As you grow older, your bones and muscles will lose mass. Fortunately, engaging in weight-bearing exercises can preserve your bone mass, and reduce your risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures. It will also preserve your muscle mass and help you regain any lost muscle mass.

    Cognitive and Psychological Wellness
    If you’ve already started to follow an exercise routine with your age management program, you may have noticed an improvement in your state of mind. Research has shown that exercise can lift your mood and reduce your risk of depression, in addition to benefiting cognitive function by improving your reasoning and judgment.

    When you team up with the age management specialists of Cenegenics of New York City, we’ll work closely with you to devise an exercise program that suits your needs and preferences. You’ll also enjoy 24-hour access to your age management support network to help you adhere to your wellness program. Schedule your consultation today by calling (646) 681-3026 or visit our website to read about hormone treatment for healthy aging.

    Programs to Help You Monitor Your Blood Pressure

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Blood pressure management is an essential component of any healthy age management plan. Research has shown that with regular tracking of their blood pressure, individuals are better able to manage their numbers. The Heart360 program was designed to improve blood pressure management by enabling effective tracking.

    You can learn more about this innovative program by watching this video. The program is implemented by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. It helps program participants learn of the effects of diet, exercise, weight, and other factors on blood pressure levels.

    Cenegenics of New York City offers a unique protocol for better age management and optimum living. Call (212) 419-5257 and ask us about our hormone treatments for low T-levels.

    How a Woman's Hormones Change During Menopause

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Perimenopause and menopause are natural transitions that every woman experiences later in life. Although the changing hormone levels associated with menopause are perfectly natural, they can cause troublesome symptoms. If you suspect you are entering perimenopause or menopause, you can talk to an age management specialist to learn if you could benefit from hormone treatment.

    Decline In Hormone Levels
    Estrogen is the main female hormone that facilitates healthy reproductive organs, preserves bone mass, and carries out other important functions. Estrogen levels begin to decline during perimenopause; however, they do so irregularly. After these levels fluctuate for a period of time, they will decline sharply with menopause. Other hormone levels change during perimenopause and menopause. For example, progesterone is a hormone responsible for preparing the body for a potential pregnancy. After your last menstrual period, you will no longer produce progesterone. Testosterone, or the male hormone, is also important for women’s sexual health. In fact, it contributes to the production of estrogen, preserves bone and muscle mass, and increases sex drive. When you reach menopause, your testosterone levels will be cut roughly in half. However, your ovaries will continue to produce a small amount of testosterone.

    Symptoms Associated with Declining Hormones
    The changing hormone levels associated with perimenopause and menopause are responsible for the symptoms women experience at this stage of life. Women often report hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal changes such as dryness. Your doctor may also inform you that you are at an increased risk of osteoporosis due to thinning bones. However, there’s no need to suffer from these symptoms. You can improve your quality of life and optimize your health with hormone treatment.

    The age management team of Cenegenics of New York City can help you control the process of aging to enable you to look and feel your best. We offer hormone treatment, nutrition plans, and exercise recommendations customized to fit your healthy aging needs. Get started today by calling (212) 419-5257 or exploring the benefits of hormone treatment on our website.

    Cenegenics New York Brings the Latest in Preventive Cardiovascular Diagnostics to Their Elite Health Center

    Last updated 5 months ago

    30% of the time, the first symptom of cardiovascular disease is an actual heart attack or stroke, earning the name "the silent killer." The good news is cardiovascular disease is preventable with proper screening, testing and active prevention.

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