Omega-3 ranks among the most important essential nutrients out there today. Here’s a short list of omega-3 benefits: 1. Omega-3 benefits your heart health: An Italian study of 11,324 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with fish oils markedly reduced their risk of another heart attack, stroke, or death. In a separate study, American medical researchers […]
No, Bio-Identical Hormones do not cause cancer. A very large study called the Woman’s Health Initiative (WHI-1) looking at hormone replacement and chronic disease unfortunately gave the false impression that hormone replacement was unsafe. This study used the synthetic hormone, Prempro- a combination of conjugated estrogens from horse urine (Premarin) and a synthetic progestin (Provera). [&h...
Last week, Lumosity, a popular “brain training” game found on phones and tablets everywhere, was fined $2,000,000 by the FTC over its claims of helping users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.” Lumosity has settled this fine and changed their marketing language […]
Dr. Russo will host two free seminars on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, fitness, nutrition, general health and wellness on Tuesday, January 19th at 12:00pm and 5:30pm at the Charles Mack Center in Mooresville, NC. These seminars are both first come – first serve and interested attendees are encouraged to RSVP at 704.727.5360 prior to the […]
During the first week of January, 2016, Dr. Russo of Carolina HealthSpan Institute, Lake Norman appeared on a radio show called Health Talk with Fred Lowry to discuss Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, the common misconceptions and positives to our approach to therapy for hormone imbalance, post-partum and preventive medicine. Dr. Russo will be doing a […]
In a new study in Nature, the scientific communities’ top journal, data was released showing that up to 90% of cancers could be related to lifestyle. Previously it was thought that the majority of cancer cases are part of the “bad luck hypothesis” but ongoing research is now showing that less than 30% of cancers […]
Age, or the advance of years, may be the biggest culprit, but hormones are one of the biggest sub-reasons for the appearance of aging skin. Dryness, fine lines, wrinkles and loss of elasticity can all be attributed in some part to change in hormone levels. Simply put, if your hormones are not properly balanced, they […]
As we age, one of the scariest thoughts that cross our minds is that some day we might lose the ability to care for ourselves. Placing a burden on our friends and loved ones is not a goal of anyone, but certain circumstances and disease processes dictate the necessity of extra help and care for […]