Can Sleep Habits Affect Your Longevity?

By John G. Alevizos D.O. The subject of sleep has always fascinated me as I have a difficult time falling asleep and staying asleep. My wife, on the other hand, can be sitting in the car and fall asleep mid-sentence. Statistically, about 40% of Americans experience intermittent

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The Secret to Anti-Aging

What type of Exercise is best?

The number one most important anti-aging intervention that any person can do for their lives right now, today, is physical activity, which is essential to prolong our life expectancy and our quality of life. When it comes to our bodies and muscular development, many of us have an unrealistic

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Inflammation: How it Affects to your Health

Inflammation: How it Affects Your Health Approximately 90% of Americans suffer from chronic diseases that come from an inflammatory process. As you can imagine, these diseases include heart disease (the number one killer in America, and for the most part, in all industrialized nations), asthma, eczema, psoriasis

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Probiotics – Healthy Benefits For You!

By John G. Alevizos, D.O. Our gastrointestinal system contains more than one hundred trillion bacteria. These micro-organisms provide so many important benefits to the body that they are sometimes called a “forgotten” organ. Our intestinal flora are responsible for fatty acid metabolism, vitamin absorption and the regulation

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Surprising Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D

  The most important hormone shown to prevent heart disease, diabetes, immune diseases and cancer in fact, a hormone with more than 1,000 critical functions, is Vitamin D. That’s right, “Vitamin D” is in fact, a hormone, not a vitamin. We all know that Vitamin D and

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Low Metabolism

When I walk into an exam room, the first thing I do is shake my patient’s hand. I do this both for the social connection, but even more importantly, to feel the temperature of the hand. If they are feeling run-down, I listen to the patient’s complaints

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Is Salt Really Bad For You? The Benefits of Iodine Salt.

Since the early 1980’s, you have been hearing health experts advocate that we decrease our consumption of salt due to the risk of high blood pressure. But you should also keep in mind that in the 1920’s, the government mandated that iodine be added to table salt

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Vitamins: What you really need to take….

By Dr, John G. Alevizos There are only two valid reasons to take supplements. One is to make sure your diet is sufficient in essential nutrients. The other is to boost your natural immune system so as to provide greater protection against disease—in other words, to slow

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HCG Diet & Weight Loss

By Dr. John Alevizos, D.O. There are four areas that need to be addressed to achieve permanent weight loss: proper nutrition, possible supplementation, exercise, and rebalancing the hormones to youthful optimal levels. These are the keys to optimal heath and body function. When this cannot be achieved,

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Antioxidants & Longevity

By Dr. John G. Alevizos, D.O. AS A SOCIETY, over the past several hundred years, we have dramatically improved the human condition and added to human longevity. In the old days, people didn’t live much past 40 years. Now, because of more stable food sources, immunizations, anti-infection

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