In Your Hands: Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Tablet with the text Colonoscopy on the display

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the CDC, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Ever year, 140,000 people are diagnosed, and more than 50,000 die. And yet, if detected early enough, colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Here’s the “In Your Hands” checklist for colorectal cancer prevention: [Read more…]

In Your Hands: Thyroid Awareness Month

Tablet with diagnosis thyroid disease   and stethoscope. Medical concept.

In learning to live the Live It way of life, I encourage people to understand and increase their vigilance over the health factors in their lives that are in their hands and under their control. It is currently unproven whether diet and wellness can truly prevent cancer and autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. However, through Live It, I believe we are creating our body’s optimized condition to prevent and combat many of these diseases. [Read more…]

Your Wellness Checklist

Health Check - blue note paper on keyboard with stethoscope

The Live It Lifestyle advocates taking care of the health matters in your life that are within your power to control, and this includes practicing preventive medicine by staying up to date with wellness check-ups for you and your family members. Too often our busy lives make us forgo the care of ourselves in favor of those around us – our husbands, wives, parents, children and work colleagues, but the fact of the matter is, having a history of your health over the years and a baseline of your numbers, levels and statistics now nips early detection of potentially larger problems later in the bud. Below is your basic guideline for wellness check-ups by age and sex: [Read more…]