To me there are many advantages of getting older: 30+ years of practical experience, cutting-edge knowledge and general insight of life. All of which makes me a better practitioner. The more insight I have about what makes people tick and what truly motivates and drives them, the better I can help them on the path to change.
Remember the Time
That may be the title of a Michael Jackson song, nevertheless, do you remember the time when you last felt and looked on top of your game?
Admittedly, not everything about getting older is great. The Edge Effect that most of us took for granted when we were young is something we have to fight for as we get older; especially after we hit 30. Most of us have been used to taking things like a good strong body and the ability to think clearly for granted. Gradually, as time goes by, we begin to lose our edge and realize that those things were actually only special privileges that have now been withdrawn. Work becomes harder, and the mental effort to get things done greater. Your concentration starts to slip and your memory falters. Sexual activity becomes a thing of the past. Apathy, depression and insomnia are now the new you.
What Is Aging
Aging is a process of degeneration caused by a complex corelationship of factors. Perhaps the most common and harmful of all the consequences of growing old is that as a person ages, his digestive system gets lazy. Stomach acid production slows down dramatically by the age of 40, and by 60 almost one person in three secretes no acid at all. When we lose stomach acid, the enzyme-making pancreas is forced to secrete additional enzymes to cope with these additional demands, yet the pancreas depends on the stomach acid to stimulate the secretion of enzymes in the first place. The stress placed on the pancreas causes it to withdraw vitamins, minerals, and amino acids from other functions, leaving the body vulnerable to a host of so-called age-related diseases such as arthritis, pneumonia, and reduced resistance to infection. Because of this, supporting your digestive system with nutritional supplements is a vital part of helping you look and feel young!
The Weight Dilemma
Another common cause of aging is a decline in the work rate of the endocrine organs. Obvious symptoms of this are: loss of sexual appetite, decreasing growth hormone, fading levels of LH (luteinizing hormone) and FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone) in women, and most notably a decline in the production of the immunity hormone thymosin. Perhaps even more important is the way that activity of the thyroid gland slows down. As you age and the production of thyroxin declines, your body needs fewer and fewer calories. It is estimated that after 20, we need 1% fewer calories each year. The paradox here is that although our calorie demands decrease, our nutrient needs increase! Our deteriorating physical state – poor digestion, reduced immunity – increases the body’s need for aminos, vitamins, and minerals found in food.
This dangerous nutritional dilemma faces all of us as we grow older: we can either continue eating the same amount of calories to obtain the nutrients we need, but in doing so risk heart disease, atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, and obesity when our food is metabolized inadequately. Or we can cut calorie intake by eating less, but starve our metabolic pathways of the nutrients they need to make protein structures.
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Turn Back Time
Although death is unavoidable, thanks to amino acids, we now have the power to slow down the aging process. Amino acid therapy refutes the traditional, deeply ingrained view that low energy, mental sluggishness, joint pains, loosening skin, and constant infection are the unavoidable results of aging. With the proper nutritional support, you can live a longer, fuller and more vital life. I have developed a range of brain formulas for this very reason. My brain formulas are made of specific amino acids involved in key processes in memory, mood and energy levels and can be purchased here: www.totalhealthnutrients.com
These truly innovative anti-aging formulas are both available in caps as well as skin creams. For best results one should combine oral and topical use. Our skin is our largest organ and “eats” everything we apply to eat similar to how we metabolize the nutrients in our diet. This is why I have recently developed a skin care range based on the anti-aging ingredients in my brain formulas.
Our Promise to You: 10 Years Younger!
What makes PATH cutting-edge is our ability to work together as a team, combining and drawing from knowledge of specialists in their respective fields: neuropsychiatry, endocrinology, brain chemistry, conventional Western medicine combined with Eastern philosophy, and nutrigenomics: how nutrition is information that speaks to our genes and sets off messages of health or disease. Our cross-disciplinary approach enables us to combat aging from every possible angle. We are able to turn back time at least 10 years – that is our guarantee to you! No plastic surgery and no knives involved.
Every moment waiting, is another moment wasted… what are YOU waiting for?
Act now and get on the path to the rest of your life!
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Eric R. Braverman, M.D.
Dr. Braverman is a Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brandeis University and NYU Medical School, did brain research at Harvard Medical School, and trained at an affiliate of Yale Medical School. He is acknowledged worldwide as an expert in brain-based diagnosis and treatment, and he lectures to and trains doctors in anti-aging medicine.