Immune System: An in-depth look into Key Components

    “Optimal functioning of the immune system, it turns out, is dependent upon feeling good.” Marcey Shapiro Your immune system is your body’s natural defense against illness, and it also kicks in to lead charge over the healing process when you become injured. While we are born with many natural tools that support immune function, we […]

    The effects of aging: can they be reversed?

    In simple terms, aging is defined as the process of becoming older, which involves a number of biological mechanisms that lead to deterioration of health – both cognitive and physical – over time. Of course, aging is inevitable. While many of us would like to stop the clock and avoid blowing out those birthday candles […]

    12 Signs of Low Testosterone

    Low testosterone Testosterone is a hormone produced by the human body. It’s mainly produced in men by the testicles. Testosterone affects a man’s appearance and sexual development. It stimulates sperm production as well as a man’s sex drive. It also helps build muscle and bone mass. Testosterone production typically decreases with age. According to the […]

    Visceral Fat: The Dangers Run Deeper Than You Think

    Oftentimes, the desire to reduce body fat has to do with goals such as feeling and looking better. Yet, we also know that controlling body fat plays an important role in promoting long-term health. In particular, visceral fat is especially dangerous and is associated with serious risk factors if left unaddressed. Unlike the fat you […]

    Useful Dietary tips for Christmas

    Christmas is at our doorstep, and we all owe to ourselves to enjoy the variety and abundance of food at the festive table. While maintaining our self-control and body weight, without becoming rigorous or depriving ourselves of the enjoyments, we can enjoy beautiful and tasteful moments before and after the holidays.   The Cenegenics team […]

    Neurocognitive Testing: What Is It & Is It Right for You?

    Oftentimes, impaired cognitive function comes with age. Yet, there are many other factors which could play into mental acuity, including diet, exercise, and hormone levels. When doctors have a full understanding of patient health, including both their physical biomarkers and brain function, they are better able to understand the complex interplay among these physical and […]

    How to lower cholesterol levels with these easy lifestyle changes

    While cholesterol is produced naturally in the body by the liver, having too much of it can put your health at risk. High levels of low-density lipoprotein, also known as LDL or “bad” cholesterol, can accumulate within the artery walls, increasing risk for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. , as […]

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

    What is Metabolic Syndrome? Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Metabolic syndrome is a constellation of disorders which increase the risk of stroke, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes. Patients who have these conditions together face greater odds of developing future cardiovascular disease than any single factor alone. Nearly a quarter of the adult population is living […]

    Could You Be at Risk of Developing Insulin Resistance?

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which helps glucose, or blood sugar, make its way into cells throughout the body’s muscle, fat, and liver to be used for energy. Glucose is found in various amounts in different types of food. Blood sugar levels spike after you eat, prompting the pancreas to release insulin. […]

    Causes of High Blood Pressure: How to Prevent Hypertension

    High blood pressure, also referred to as hypertension, is an epidemic in the U.S. Affecting nearly half the population, many individuals don’t even know they have this condition. [1] Blood pressure measures the amount of force exerted against artery walls as blood flows through. Left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to many serious health [...]