Dr. Joseph Luftman, Chief of Sports Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, offers tips to fit exercise into your busy work schedule.
In part one of this series on improving vagal tone, I explained that the vagus nerve is the information superhighway of your autonomic nervous system. It connects your brain to organs and glands throughout the body and acts as the main conduit of your parasympathetic (“rest-and-digest”) nervous system. Vagal nerve activity touches just about every […]
When it comes to baseline skincare, you need to moisturize every day—morning and night. And if you’re serious about sun protection and preventing premature aging and discoloration of your skin (not to mention the threat of skin cancer), then you also need a layer of sunscreen every day. That’s where a sunscreen-enhanced face moisturizers come in. […]
“You should take probiotics.” “I heard probiotics are good for you.” “Oh, probiotics are so, so important.” Yes, yes. These are all true statements. But they are broad. Which probiotics? Which strains for what purpose? Simply saying “probiotics” tells us very little about what we’re supposed to be taking. It’s like saying “You should eat […]