If you’re seeing more wrinkles every morning, more aching joints, fatigue and other symptoms of aging, don’t let it get you down. Aging specialists are unraveling more and more secrets of aging every day, including one that’s especially promising for seniors.
It’s called hormone balancing.
According to preventive medicine expert Dominique Fradin-Read, MD , nearly 50% of men and 40% of women suffer from some kind of hormonal imbalance. Symptoms may include loss of energy, low self-confidence, a lackluster sex life or vague feelings of disorientation or alienation. Seventy percent of patients have no idea what is causing their problems.
Say what you want about Gwyneth Paltrow, but she’s pushing the conversation around women’s health. First she did it with self-care, then she did it with sexual wellness, and now, the Oscar-winning actress and wellness guru wants to change your mind about menopause.
In a new video for her health platform GOOP, the 46-year-old newlywed reveals she’s experiencing perimenopause, a precursor to menopause in which the ovaries gradually begin making less estrogen. This natural phase in a woman’s life can cause her to experience irregular menstrual cycles and fluctuations in hormones with symptoms including hot flashes, mood swings, and drops…
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Feb. 4, 2014 — — intro:The frustration of seeing extra pounds on the scale-or of a too-tight waistband that you know used to fit-is understandable. But did you know that anything from a hormonal imbalance to vitamin deficiencies to the prescription meds you take can hold clues to what’s making you gain weight? “A lot of people make what we think are lifestyle choices but are actually our bodies reacting to factors we can’t control,” says Robert J. Hedaya, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center. “Whether it’s hormonal, a medication side effect, or something else, too…
It’s all about balance. Adele wowed the world when she showed off her slimmed-down figure earlier this month. After the reveal, Dr. Dominique Fradin-Read, who has worked with the singer, shared her tips and tricks for healthy living and weight loss.
“I start by telling my patients that when it comes to weight loss, diet and exercise alone will not be enough in most cases,” the physician told Us Weekly exclusively on Monday, May 11. “That is why many patients that come to us have tried to lose weight, they did lose somewhat but put everything back on and often…
In 2016, nearly 50 million Americans were 65 or older. By 2030, that number will exceed 71 million. Tragically, the aging process often means that chronic diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, dementia and others will also increase.
But is the process inevitable? Can anything be done to slow down aging and decrease the risk of acquiring these life-threatening diseases?
American physician and board-certified preventive medicine Dr. Dominique Fradin-Read believes that there is a way to age “beautifully” and extend health span-and she has hundreds of patients who are living proof of it.
Dr. Fradin-Read is a…
If you’re the least bit overweight, you know how confusing it is to wade your way through the countless diet ads and promotions that fill our TV’s and other media every day.
With 66% of American adults currently diagnosed as overweight or obese, choosing the right diet is a challenge that affects us directly or a loved one close to us. Solutions like the South Beach Diet, keto, intermittent fasting and others are being heavily promoted. But which ones really work?
Dr. Dominique Fradin-Read should know. With a successful preventive medicine practice in Los Angeles for the past 20 years…
Growing up, most of us never gave a thought to the process of aging. But somewhere along the way, as we spot that first gray hair in the mirror or that first smile wrinkle that wasn’t there before, things change.
Suddenly aging becomes a growing concern in our lives. We see older friends and relatives slowing down, some confined to beds and wheelchairs, others dying from horrible diseases. Time passes faster and faster, and we wonder: is this what my future looks like?
Not necessarily, says one of the nation’s leading aging experts. Advances in science and medicine, as well…
My name is Dominique Fradin Read; I practice in Santa Monica, California. I’m originally from France, came to America 10 years ago. And my field is mostly preventive medicine, anti-aging, and regenerative medicine. As a physician, I got interested when I saw that conventional medicine was not really helpful to keep my patient healthy.
So I moved towards a more holistic approach to health, aiming at improving optimal health in all my patients and non-genetic. I have finished my fellowship program; I did it quite quickly in one year. …
Dr. Dominique Fradin-Read, M.D., M.P.H., board-certified physician specializing in preventative and anti-aging medicine, has been instrumental in Jena’s journey with adenomyosis and endometriosis.
Soft-spoken, kind, and brilliant, the Los Angeles based doctor opened her practice, Vitalife MD, in 2015 and trained in both Europe and the United States. She combines the two techniques and offers a personalized, integrative approach to health, beauty, and wellness. Dr. Fradin-Read’s mantra? “I’m here to help anyone who would like to stay healthy and live a long life and a happy life.”
In this episode of Nateurious, Dr. Fradin-Read chats with Jena about her medical ethos, perimenopause, her go-to supplements, and the importance of taking care of yourself.
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Written by Jena Scaccetti
Originally published at https://www.agentnateur.com.