It’s no coincidence that our name is Life Extension. Our sole purpose is to find ways to extend the healthy, human life span. And if you haven’t noticed yet, it really is our passion.
Of course, eating healthy and exercising are top priorities for any anti-aging program, but we think there’s more to the story than that.
One of the most common ailments that limit individuals in their work, physical activity, and leisurely hobbies is arthritis.1
According to the CDC, in the U.S. there are about 52.5 million adults who’ve been diagnosed with arthritis, and 22.7 million who report limitations as a result.
High blood pressure is a silent epidemic that threatens the lives of one in every three American adults. That’s not exactly encouraging.
For those who take blood pressure medications, actual control rates vary between less than half to only two-thirds. And the effects are even worse in the elderly.1,2
We’ve all been there — sitting in a small, confined space and the person next to us is coughing, sneezing, or blowing their nose. Next thing you know, you’re sick and missing out on school, work, and plans.
Now many people would just drink some orange juice or take some extra vitamin C when they got home from the situation above. Some may even throw in some extra zinc, herbal tea, and a few cough drops. But is this the best strategy?
We’re pretty used to hearing that CoQ10 is good for the heart, but little emphasis has been made to date on its kidney-protective effects.
Why should you care? Because the number of Americans that are affected by chronic kidney disease is growing.
Leaky gut syndrome may just seem like a buzz term in the supplement industry and it may even sound a little gross, but is it something you need to know about? Probably.
Why? Because science is revealing that it’s a real problem.
Tired and weak but can’t seem to figure out why? If so, you'll want to read this.
You’re getting enough sleep and eating a balanced diet, but you still need that extra cup of coffee to get you through the day. Maybe your doctor has told you that you’re anemic. However, your blood levels of iron, vitamin B12, and even your hormones are all in range, so what’s going on?
You feel sluggish and achy all the time. Your mood changes at the drop of a hat. Your boss thinks you’re losing your edge as you can’t seem to stay on top of things like you did a few years ago.
Your doctor says you’re going through an inevitable “change” of life and are probably depressed. Perhaps he has also started you on an antidepressant.
Approximately one out of three Americans is affected by non-alcohol fatty liver disease, and the numbers are growing.1
Many of its victims don't even know they have it. If undetected, it can ultimately progress to inflammation and scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) and, in some cases, even liver failure.
Before we launch into panic mode and go out to wipe off pharmacy shelves of mosquito repellents to fight Zika, we should perhaps take a step back and calmly scrutinize possible factors that may be putting us at higher risk of getting Zika.