Tag Archives: Exercise


High Blood Pressure

It is the most common diagnosis in doctor’s offices – 5.9% of family medical diagnoses are hypertension, making up a whopping 11 million patient visits a year, followed closely by diabetes, acute upper respiratory infections and sinusitis. The optimal blood pressure is 110/70 but 120/80 is considered “normal”.  Those with blood pressure that has crept […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Heart Health Longevity Nutrition Physical Activity Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Naturally Thinner

Blood Sugar Dysregulation Insulin is a hormone involved in blood sugar regulation.  When we ingest food, our blood sugar raises as that food is absorbed and the pancreas pumps out insulin to help shuttle the blood sugar into cells where it can be burned as fuel or stored as potential energy.  Irregular blood sugar due […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Allergies Blood Sugar Hormones Nutrition Physical Activity Thyroid Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

The Pediatric Disease with Geriatric Consequences: Osteoporosis

Close to a quarter of those who have a hip fracture due to brittle, porous bones (part of what defines osteoporosis) will die within a year.  It is generally thought to be a disease of the elderly, but can strike at any age, and, as we start losing bone in our mid-30’s, it is a […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Bone Health Longevity Nutrition Physical Activity Supplementation Women's Health | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

Natural, Sustainable Weight Loss

However, we have all watched friends or family go through fad diets – surprisingly, they’re able to quickly and easily shed pounds in a number of weeks, but (unsurprisingly) they often gain it back (and more!) when the diet grows too boring or the fad fades.  That’s why I use a program called FirstLine Therapy […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Uncategorized Weight Control | Tags: , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

In need of a personal trainer?

She’s had over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry, teaching group exercise classes and working one-on-one with individuals.  Although her qualifications, experience, and warm demeanor made an impact, I was especially impressed by her ability to accommodate clients – she will come to you and the training can take place at a gym […]

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By: Dr. Elliott | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , : | Comment

My Top 10 List of Healthy To-Do’s

The following are my top non-negotiables when it comes to health.  In order to age well, maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit, check out the following pointers and see which areas of your life may need some restructuring:   Be proactive – don’t wait until you’re diagnosed with a disease to take action.  Realize […]

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