Epigenetics and Your Family History

Epigenetics and Your Family History

I am 53 years young. My mom and dad are both alive and well. That makes me lucky. As Mother’s Day and Father’s Day season approaches, I wanted to share with you some latest thinking about a topic most of us take for granted: the concept in medicine of “family...
Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D – the Sunshine Hormone

Vitamin D is misnamed. It’s not a vitamin – it’s actually a hormone. It is literally shaped with the same basic steroid hormone frame that comes from cholesterol. And unless you are a 20-year-old beach volleyball player, you’re probably not getting enough. You’ve...