can you do to delay the effects of aging? Have YOU heard the
discouraging news from your doctor that many of the symptoms you have
are simply things you’ll have to get used to because they are
the inevitable effects of aging?
decreased strength and endurance
sex drive, performance, and satisfaction
memory, moodiness and depression
gain, joint pain and general achiness
for cold or warm temperatures, more frequent colds
creativity and motivation, problems with sleep
are still taught that the diseases of aging are inevitable, and the
most we can do is diet and exercise, and develop a positive attitude
about our growing fragility and decline.
is not the case!
positive attitude, diet and exercise are all wonderful ways to enhance
health, but modern research has proven that our bodies age and decline
in function because many hormone levels decline, and the diseases of
aging soon follow! To restore a youthful body and good health, or to
prevent damage to your health and well being, it is important to
restore youthful hormone levels, and to replace and maintain vitamins
and minerals that the older adult needs to keep the mind and body
thriving and strong.
Anti-Aging Medicine Works
hormones that decline as we age
can safely help both men and women return to their youthful selves, and
live longer, healthier and more productive lives. Hormone levels can
vary widely from one person to the next, and so replacement should be
carefully balanced and monitored based on blood levels, symptoms and
treatment response. Managing the risks of hormone replacement is also
an important role of the relationship with your anti-aging physician.
Taking supplements that prevent cancer and heart disease, assessing
risk factors and addressing them, and treating the whole person is an
essential preventive medicine principle that we practice.
hormone profile begins with
blood tests and a careful examination by Dr. Rinker, who is trained as
Then a personalized program of total hormone replacement can begin,
where a safe, physiologic level of hormones are prescribed to put you
back in optimal health. She will address not only your hormone status,
but also your health history and genetic profile for disease risk, and
design a personalized health plan for prevention of future age related
To find out if
hormone replacement therapy is
right for you, please contact Dr. Rinker to ask questions or
schedule an appointment
for a full evaluation.
else leads to youthful health?
A thorough review of
profile, including your antioxidant profile, inflammatory, even genetic
profile and fitness level determine your heart disease risk based on
these and your family history and is the beginning of your Cardio Risk
Prevention Program. After reviewing laboratory results, body fat
ratios, fitness level and food and supplement intake, and possibly
other tests based on these findings, together we will design a program
that feels workable to you, and gets you on the path to excellent
| Prevention of Mental
Decline and Alzheimer's Disease
A family history of
Disease or other premature senility can make anyone
fearful of senility.
There is also a syndrome called Age-Related
which is much more slow and subtle, and which is
usually reversible with supplements and hormone replacement. The
symptoms of slow retrieval of
numbers, long and short term memories, impaired focus and concentration
and slower learning speed and reaction time can all be symptoms of
Age-Related Cognitive Decline and can show up as early as one's early
40's. When a family history of Alzheimer's Disease is present,
preventive measures are a must. There are many supplements, such as
high doses of Vitamin E, CoEnzyme Q 10, Vitamin C, Phospho-lipids,
Essential fatty acids and other important supplements that make a
significant difference in the prevention of this crippling disease..