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Chronic Health

One of the hallmarks of my definition of Functional Aging is that much of how you age depends on the choices you make throughout your lifetime.  Chronic disease is the human predator of our industrialized world… not infectious disease, starvation, ...

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Practice Praxis!

What is Praxis? Praxis is Latin for doing.  It is a broad term, which is a complex, multi-step process involving both a cognitive component and a motor component. Praxis is a word we use often in the pediatric world, as ...

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Polynocturia: Nobody Gets Any Sleep

George is awakened his wife, “George, I have to go to the bathroom.” “Again?” George grumbles. Mary listens to her father during the night via a baby monitor.  “Every time he gets up to pee, I have to go in ...

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Chronic Stress and Brain Health

*** Stress.  We’ve all got it.  It’s a constant companion in our lives. We’ve become so comfortable feeling uncomfortable that it’s almost a prerequisite quality of anything worth doing.  Work, relationships, fitness, education… the badge of honor goes to those who ...

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