This is an important part of the conversation about aging. Of course, stress reduction to reduce overall inflammation is what I pay attention to in the clinic by monitoring HRV. There is a full article here at Rev Cardiol. 2018 Sep;15(9):505-522. doi: 10.1038/s41569-018-0064-2. Inflammageing: ... Read More about Inflammageing: chronic inflammation in ageing, cardiovascular disease, and frailty.
I'm becoming more aware of the anti-aging "movement" out there that subscribes to various biohacks to promote brain health and overall longevity. One such hack which I always dismiss out of hand is the taking of Metformin. My general philosophy is to try to achieve things naturally since pills ... Read More about Antioxidants prevent health-promoting effects of physical exercise in humans
Another reference for my paper. Pretty much asking the question that my paper is trying to help to answer. Integr Med Res. 2019 Mar;8(1):33-41. doi: 10.1016/j.imr.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 31. Treating the patient not the symptoms: Acupuncture to improve overall health - Evidence, acceptance and ... Read More about Treating the patient not the symptoms: Acupuncture to improve overall health – Evidence, acceptance and strategies.
Another reference for the paper I'm writing. But a great one! Full access costs $89 so can't share the entire article. Oh well. Expert Rev Neurother. 2018 Feb;18(2):153-165. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2018.1414601. Epub 2017 Dec 13. Dysautonomia in the pathogenesis of migraine. Gazerani P1, Cairns ... Read More about Dysautonomia in the pathogenesis of migraine
I thought I had posted this article in the blog, but I guess not. Basically, what it is saying is that HRV is more closely associated with overall self-rated health than biomarkers for inflammation, glycemic index or blood lipids. This article is free access on Plos One. PLoS One. 2015 Feb ... Read More about Investigating the associations of self-rated health: heart rate variability is more strongly associated than inflammatory and other frequently used biomarkers