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Creative Eldering: The Male Energetic System

In past generations, males in our society were under incredible pressure to exhibit extreme degrees of physical and emotional strength. Previously, men were expected to be the sole bread winners for their families and minimize their emotions in order to maintain a perception of masculinity. Men were discouraged from expressing their emotions and bombarded with […]

Creative Eldering: Menopause

Despite the bombardment of media and societal messages, menopause is a natural passage of life for women and not a guaranteed time of discomfort or dis-ease. While sometimes imbalances can occur before, during and after menopause, there are many natural modifications that can help make menopause a smooth transition.

Creative Eldering: Unfriendly Energy: Electromagnetic Pollution

All around you are invisible electromagnetic frequencies (EMF’s). This errant energy stems from your televisions, computers, Wi-Fi routers, cable boxes, radios, microwave ovens, cell phones, and other common household items. Though the energy is invisible, it is not harmless, in fact, many studies show that this electromagnetic pollution may be carcinogenic.

Creative Eldering: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Have you been to the doctor to seek advice about a variety of symptoms? Do your symptoms appear to be unrelated? You may be suffering from leaky gut syndrome. “Leaky gut syndrome is neither a simple nor a consistently defined malady. It manifests with a jumbled variety of symptoms and conditions that vary greatly from […]

Creative Eldering: Candida: Causes and Treatment

Within your body, beyond your bones, muscles, and organs, among its trillions of cells are microorganisms and bacteria. When most people hear the word bacteria, they automatically think of them in a negative context, but within your body there are many different types of healthy bacteria. These healthy bacteria can be found on your skin, […]

Creative Eldering: Energizing Your Immune System

Though most people are familiar with the basic concept of the immune system, its complexity remains a great mystery to most people, even some medical doctors. The human immune system includes a network of “fighter cells” and organs. T-cells (thymus cells) and B-cells (bone marrow or bursa cells) work to maintain a healthy immune system. […]

Creative Eldering: Energy and Food

By Susan L. Levy, D. C. ~ The age-old adage from Hippocrates, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” provides simple sage advice. The importance of food, not only on a physiological level, but on a psychological, emotional and spiritual level has been addressed in every culture throughout the entire history of humanity. […]

Creative Eldering: Divine Energy: The Chakras

The word chakra comes from the Sanskrit word for “wheel.” It is believed that the human body has seven major chakras, each consisting of energy localized in your physical body and coinciding with different levels of your spine, usually in conjunction with one of your major organs. Each of the seven chakras also correlates to […]

Creative Eldering: Energy and Your Emotions

At a child’s birthday party, a magician in a top-hat dazzled children with his tricks. He removed his tall, black hat and showed the captivated audience the empty hat. Soon after each child had seen that nothing was in the magician’s hat, the magician reached in and began to pull out a beautiful red scarf. […]

Creative Eldering: Acupuncture: An Ancient Method for Modern Health

Thousands of years ago a young warrior in China was stricken by excruciating pain in his shoulder. His painful and stiff shoulder nearly prevented him from fighting in battles, but he continued to persevere. After seeking the help of his doctor, who despite his best efforts could not help the warrior, the warrior became resigned […]

Creative Eldering: Clinical Kinesiology

~ By Susan L. Levy, D.C. ~ Have you taken a moment to marvel at the finesse and beauty of the movements of Olympic figure skaters, dancers, or athletes? Kinesiology is a science that studies and analyses the biomechanics of the muscles, bones, ligaments, and joints that allow these graceful, powerful movements.

Creative Eldering: Youthing

~By Susan L. Levy, D.C ~ While writing my book, Your Aging Body Can Talk, I coined the term “youthing.” Youthing is the conscious process of figuratively regressing in age for healthful purposes such as memory enhancement, physical vitality, and emotional health. It implies the opposite of aging. We can adopt this positive approach to life […]

Creative Eldering: Brain Longevity

For many seniors, one of the biggest concerns about aging revolves around their cognitive decline and memory impairment. Many factors that affect brain health are within our control and can make a significant difference in our cognitive function. The good news is that if you’ve been following this series, you have already read about many […]

Creative Eldering: Inflammation: The Anti-Youthing Agent

Modern research is still in the process of connecting all of the dots between excess inflammation and numerous disease processes such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, neurological diseases including dementia and even cancer, but it is already widely accepted that the presence of excessive inflammation in your body is problematic. In some cases, inflammation is […]

Creative Eldering: And Trash the Rest

Last month this series focused on eating what you are made of. The follow-up to that idea will be this month’s topic and surround the principle of detoxification. Now that you may be implementing the idea of “eat what you are made of,” we can “trash the rest.” Most people are aware of and may […]