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By Ellen Yates on Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Most people are aware of and worry about the loss of memory as they age, but far less time is spent preventing and understanding the loss of muscle mass because of #aging, which has the potential to affect the quality of life just as much—maybe more. By the age of 40 #muscle mass begins to […]


By admin on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

I know many take statins and thought that you would interested to read its effects on exercise.  From Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s Fitness and Health e-Zine May 19, 2013 Statins Prevent Exercise Benefits? Statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol and help to prevent heart attacks, prevented exercise benefits in overweight and sedentary men and women. Participants […]


By admin on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

We spend 4% on healthy behaviors and 88% on medical services.  But what makes us healthy – healthy behaviors.  A personal trainer is your gateway to healthy behaviors and money well spent. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/health-care-spending-vs-health/2012/06/05/gJQAxCPjGV_blog.html  


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise Written By Mary Anne Ostrenga, a woman with Parkinson’s Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological movement disorder that effects each person differently. The loss of dopamine in the brain causes slow movement, tremors, shuffling gait, loss of balance, and eventually the inability to care for oneself. A person with Parkinson’s will […]


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Spinal cord stimulation may benefit Parkinson’s patients


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Medical News: Impulsive Side Effects of PD Drugs Quantified – in Neurology, Parkinson’s Disease from MedPage Today


By admin on Sunday, January 9th, 2011

I work with many patients that have Parkinsons and am working towards specializing in this area. In working with Parkinson’s patients, I have found that more than not that they are depressed. Here is an article that was written about how the drug that helps Parkinsons can also relieve depression. Medical News: Dopamine Agonist Relieves […]