Happy New Year Aging Well!

Today’s age management medicine doctors are geared to reverse the complications of aging. Chase your grandchildren instead of suffering on the sidelines in the disability section... via Aging Over 50

Chronic Metabolic Syndrome is Killing US

Perhaps you have something called chronic metabolic syndrome. Don't wait until you are in the hospital to get the diagnosis. And if you have any type of chronic syndrome, including chronic pain, read on. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of problems that are associated with the oxidative stress of high blood pressure, obesity, huge abdominal girth, heart attack (the... Continue Reading →

What is a Diagnosis?

Lots of people want to know the definition of "diagnosis." Merriam-Webster.com puts "diagnosis" in the Top 10% of searches. "dia" in Greek means "apart." + "gignōskein" is "to recognize" or "to know" "gnō" is "to come to know," as in spiritually; = diagignōskein  - ‘distinguish, discern' DIAGNOSIS  Originating in modern Latin around 1675-85, this late 17th-century... Continue Reading →

Curriculum Vitae

Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD   University Education/Training Activity/Degree/Institution B.A.  /   Biology, California State University, Northridge, Cum Laude N/A  /   Medicine  Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma M.D.   Medicine /  Keck USC School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California Anesthesiology /  Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California Critical Care  /  Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford,... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons Why a Hug is Healthy

Yes, that's right! Do you think it's tiring to Share a Hug with your Friends? Can you get a Hug from your teenager? Do you inwardly seethe when Aunt Martha wants to squeeze you? Guess what? You do need to actually Hug back, because all Hugs are Shared! A heart-to-heart Hug (literally, chests touching for 30 sec)... Continue Reading →

3 Newsbits for Nutrition

Take charge of your health - it's already March 2017! The next bites of food that you eat, well, they really matter! And your next footsteps are so important at tightening up your muscles and waistline! National Nutrition Month is under way, and we want you to be part of it now! Here are the... Continue Reading →

I Am A Writer

So thrilled! I've been writing and #amwriting my newest book, The Rebel Patient. In this excursion, my awareness prompts me to discover anew: I am a Writer I'm also an editor, as my brain automatically edits everything I read, finding spelling, punctuation, or expository writing presentation style mistakes with immediate error-detection. That's just how my brain... Continue Reading →

8 Questions: Is your Mom in Menopause?

8 Questions to Ask if your Mom is "just not herself." Bear this in mind: women spend fully one-third of their lives in menopause. Around age 50, many women start skipping menstrual periods, entering a kind of tunnel zone of menopause. It's important to know when this "gray-zone" tunnel begins to show its binary or... Continue Reading →

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