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Four signs that you could be aging too fast with four solutions
Anti-Aging products that you can find at the drug store
What can your handwriting tell about your health?
Body language can provide health clues
Reflexology - support health with the palm of your hand
Bonus Tips: anti-aging skin tips
What are the warning signs of premature aging? Women, and many men, are concerned that they are aging too fast. How do you know if you're aging too fast? Top dermatologists from across the country reveal signs of premature again with solutions to slow that process. Dr. Oz says most of the signs of aging that we worry about can be reversed.
How often do you stare in the mirror and count wrinkles? Could you be aging too fast or are you aging normally? Dr. Oz has gathered four top dermatologists to discuss four common signs of aging and how to slow down that process.
Four audience members brought their premature aging concerns to the stage along with a current picture of their concern area. Dr. Oz showed their current concern area and then dramatized to photo to show what the area will look like in 10 years. It wasn't pretty but, it was inspiring. Taking care of your skin today can help you look younger 10 years from now.
Dr. Oz: #1 Warning Sign You're Aging Too Fast - Forehead Wrinkles
Dr. Marmur has a Three Wrinkle Rule when it comes to the forehead. If you're less than 30 and can see three or more wrinkles on the forehead when raising the eye brows then it's a sign that you are aging too fast.
To restrengthen the forehead muscles, Dr. Marmur recommends using Frownies Facial Patches. Frownies has an entire line of patches to target wrinkle concerns on the face. They are essentially thick stickers you place on the face.
Before applying Frownies, rub the forehead for a few seconds to stimulate circulation. Spray the Frownie with rose water and apply to the forehead with the eye brows raised. Apply Frownies at night and leave on overnight.
[Frownies also has patches for lip lines, under eye wrinkles, crows feet and more.]
Dr. Oz: #2 Warning Sign You're Aging Too Fast – Gray Hair
Dr. Howard Brooks, MD, SKIN Cosmetic Dermatology of Georgetown, says that genetics play a role in graying hair. We all gray, eventually but, there are factors that make it happen faster than we want. Look at your hair brush monthly, or every 2 months, to determine if the number of gray hairs has increased.
Stress, both internal and external, can cause hair to turn gray and so can exposure to hydrogen peroxide. Check the label of products you use from foods to cosmetics and look for hydrogen peroxide. If you find it on the ingredients and think your hair is turning gray prematurely then you may want to consider finding a different product that does not have hydrogen peroxide.
Dr. Brooks recommends taking chlorella, 1000mg daily, to support the natural color of the hair.
Dr. Oz: #3 Warning Sign You're Aging Too Fast – Sun Spots on Back of Hands
Dr. Jordana Gilman, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center, says that the age when sun spots show up depends on sun exposure and skin type. The more fair the skin, the sooner sun spots will show up.
Sun spots will first appear as light brown and smooth. As the we and the spots age, the spots will darken and get rougher. Dr. Gilman says to check the health of the hands on your skin by pinching the back of the hand and let go. If you're under 40, the skin should bounce back quickly. If there is not bounce back, the skin has lost some elasticity [it could also be a sign of dehydration].
To check the health of the skin on the hands, says Dr. Gilman, compare them with the skin on your face. We tend to take better care of our face then we do our hands.
Rub lemon juice on the hands to fade and exfoliate the skin on the hands, says Dr. Gilman. Cut a lemon in half and rub it on the hands. Lemon juice contains alpha-hydroxy acids and acts as a light chemical peel. The citric acid in lemons also acts as a natural bleach to the skin.
Dr. Gilman also recommends Skinceuticals Phloretin CF Gel – a product that she uses every day. Phloretin contains antioxidants that treat and lighten spots and protects against damage that can lead to new spots. Apply once in morning. She says to treat the hands and face at same time every morning.
Cost: about $50 per month
Dr. Oz: #4 Warning Sign You're Aging Too Fast – Saggy Knees
This is the first time this has been discussed on The Dr. Oz Show but Dr. Oz was surprised by how many women were complaining about the skin on their knees are sagging. Skin tone, genetics, lack of exercise, and rapid weight gain all contributes to sagging knees.
Dr. Jeanine Downie, MD, Image Dermatology used calipers to measure fat on the audience member's knees. Fat accumulation and a loss of collagen can contribute to sagging skin on the knees. At home, you can check the elasticity of the skin by sitting down then standing up. Look at the knees and see if the skin above the knees is wrinkling.
Olay Total Effects Tone Correcting Eye Treatment contains peptides which helps to tighten the skin. To apply, Dr. Gilman recommends putting a little cream on your ring finger, tap ring fingers together, then gently pat cream around the eyes. [The Olay website also ways this Eye Treatment is good for dark eye circles.]
Cost: about $23.00.
Dr. Oz Miracle Solution for Dark Under Eye Circles
Dr. Downie says that genetics, allergies, and rubbing the eyes and all contribute to dark under eye circles. Many women take off their make-up by scrubbing the eye area instead, Dr. Downie says rub gently as if using a feather. When the eyes itch from outside irritants, Dr. Downie recommends taking an antihistamine.
Dr. Downie recommends using Eau Thermale Avene Eye Contour Cream to help reduce the appearance of dark under eye circles. She says to use the pinky to dab the cream under the eyes.
Cost: about $17.00.
Dr. Oz Miracle Solution for Laugh Lines
Laugh lines develop from laughing and enjoying life, says Dr. Marmur. Instead of getting a face lift, she recommends going for watered down super glue. [Yes, that is what she called this next product.]
Dr. Lewinn by Kinerase Instant Dermal Wrinkle Filler contains dimethicone that goes wet, fills in wrinkles and drys to train the skin where you want your skin to stay that day. Apply and hold skin where you it to stay. The filler lasts all day. [Take a look at the ingredients of this product. It's all chemical but what do you expect from something that will hold your skin in one place for the entire day. I'll pass, thanks.]
Cost: about $34.00.
Dr. Oz Miracle Solution for Saggy Jowls
A loss of collagen and elastin over-time contributes to a sagging jaw line, explains Dr. Brooks. He admits that this area is difficult to treat but he has a suggestion. Dr. Brooks recommends using
Ms. McKnight says there are over 5,000 messages that your handwriting can tell you about your health. The lower-case cursive “f” is representative of the entire body, top to bottom. Looking at how you form this letter can give clues about your brain health, if you're pregnant, and even about the health of your feet.
In the first phrase, she sells sea shells by the sea shore, look at how your “s” is formed. An “s” that is opened at the bottom indicated that the writer is giving away their power to other people.
Dr. Oz share his writing sample, with wide open “s” formation. Ms. McKnight said his writing shows that he is agreeable and agreed that the could be more assertive at home.
How do you change that personality trait?
Ms. McKnight says she's been quoting Dr. Oz for years in her lectures: “The need to please leads to heart disease”. When we try too hard to please everyone around us, we can put our health at jeopardy. Handwriting therapy can lead to a change in behavior.
Simply closing up that “s” can lead to learning to say “no” when appropriate. The goal behind handwriting therapy is to be more mindful in writing which translates to being more mindful in your behavior and actions.
If your lower-case “L” has a indentation, like a carrot mark on the side, this letter formation could indicate heart disease and should be checked out right away, says Ms. McKnight.
Phrase number two, the tide is wide, can indicate signs of depression. Look at the “t”. An “t” shows the person is ultra-sensitive to criticism. If the loop in “d” is open, the person is not taking care of themselves. Looking at the “i”, if the leading line of the “i” begins downward and goes up sharply that's not a good thing. Ms. McKnight says that Ted Bundy's “i” were always formed like this.
Can you adjust your mood by adjusting your letter writing?
You can do so much more, says Ms. McKnight. Handwriting can provide an insight to health and mood and by understanding the meaning behind letter formations you can change many aspects of your life. Ms. McKnight says she knew a parole officer who used handwriting therapy to change the moods or prisoners.
Dr. Oz says he has used handwriting analysis with stroke and Alzheimer's patients to monitor their disease progression but has never used it as a preventative. He finds the practice intriguing.
Dr. Oz What Can Body Language Say About Your Health?
Did you know that someone who rubs their nose while talking may be lying? Biting your lip indicates nervousness. Darting eyes can be a sign of confusion and lack of confidence.
Being aware of changes in body language can be the first defense against disease – if you know what to look for.
Janine Driver, body language expert, says body language can show signs of health concerns before we even know it. There are several body language ques that we need to be aware of in order to understand our own health.
Dr. Oz Body Language Clues to Health – Excessive Yawning
Alicia, an audience member was caught on camera yawning. She says she's tired and stressed not because she was bored by the show. Ms. Driver says if you find yourself yawning while eating, yawning in middle of a sentence and you're not tired and not bored and not following someone else's yawn then you need to be checked out by a doctor. Excessive yawning an be a sign of changes in breathing patterns stemming from heart health issues.
Dr. Oz Body Language Clues to Health - Blinking
The average blink rate is 4-14 blinks per minute. Find your personal blink rate baseline by asking someone to count your blinks over one minute or look in the mirror and them yourself. Dr. Oz has a blink rate of 20-25 per minute, a little high but he's under the bright studio lights.
An elevated blink rate could indicate a cold coming on or could be a clue into worsening auto-immune issues. Decreased blink rate could indicate Parkinson's disease or other neurological issue.
Dr. Oz Body Language Clues to Health - Decreased Gestures
People who talk with their hand or are animated when talking are called illustrators. A decrease in gestures while talking could be a sign of depression which starts with a decrease in motivation and energy and thus a decrease in gestures.
Dr. Oz is an illustrator – a series of clips showed his various and highly animated gestures during segments of the show. Ms. Driver says Dr. Oz's gestures shows that he is a likable person and loves what he does. If there is a segment where Dr. Oz does not have gestures then, says Ms. Driver, he needs to see his own doctor to check for depression.
Dr. Oz says there are five health secrets that are shown in your hands. Deborah Flanagan, Reiki master and Certified Reflexologist, says the hands and feet are a microcosm of the entire body. She shares techniques that can help you get more in touch with your health.
Dr. Oz #1 Health Clue in the Palm of Your Hand - Digestion Issues
Feeling bloated, constipated, and drained energy? It could be a sluggish digestive tract. Ms. Flanagan says her Million Dollar Golf Ball Technique can provide support and relief to digestive issues.
The lower part of the palm of the hand is where digestive issues reside. Interlock the fingers and roll a golf ball around the lower part of the hand. If there are digestive issues, Ms. Flanagan says this area of the hand will feel a little crunchy. To relieve and ease the digestion by doing the Million Dollar Golf Ball Technique for 30-45 seconds twice a day for a few weeks.
Dr. Oz #2 Health Clue in the Palm of Your Hand - Exhaustion and Insomnia
If you're falling asleep in the middle of the day and wide awake at 3am, insomnia could be the culprit. Ms. Flanagan says the pituitary reflex can be the key. In the middle of the thumb, at thumb print press and rub with the nail of your other thumb. This area will feel like metal ball or pins if you've got the right spot.
Dr. Oz #3 Health Clue in the Palm of Your Hand - Cold and Flu
The finger tips could be a source of relief during the cold and flu season. To clear sinus pressure and congestion, rub the fingertips, says Ms. Flanagan. Rub the fingers upward and then downward. Or use Ms. Flanagan's technique of walking the thumb up and then down the fingers. Do this 2-3 times a day on both hands.
Dr. Oz #4 Health Clue in the Palm of Your Hand - Upper Back Pain
The spine reflexes reside along the thumb going down to the wrist. To relieve pain in the back, Ms. Flanagan says to use your other thumb on the outside of the thumb walking gently down the wrist for 3-4 passes, 2-3 times a day. If an area is more sensitive then spend more time gently rubbing that spot.
Dr. Oz #5 Health Clue in the Palm of Your Hand - Low Libido
The reproductive reflexes reside along the wrist. Ms. Flanagan says to make a bracelet with your other hand and twist the wrist in the bracelet. Do this to both wrists 2-3 times a day to feel more energized.
Style yourself skinny with five body type fashion tips
Eat out and still eat healthy
Five must-have beauty products
Dr. Oz says you can start shedding pounds from your problem areas in just five days. Can you change your body shape in five days? For each of the five body types, Dr. Oz provides targeted fat burning tips and meals. Dr. Oz says he can help you slim down in five days with fat busters, fashion tips, and low-calorie restaurant meals.
Easy pain solutions you can use at home for under $10.00
Create your own at-home spa day with secrets from top Spa's
Miracle potions from top spas to make at-home
Make a stress-free spa meal at home
Dr. Oz Bonus Tips: foot pain relief
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Airdate: March 23, 2012
Medium vs. Medicine: What Really Happens When You Die?
Psychic Char Margolis gives readings and insights into the afterlife
Ms. Margolis shares how everyone can tap into their own intuition
These supplements and foods could help reduce cholesterol by 30 points
Innovative kitchen gadgets could help you cut the fat in the kitchen
Chicken Pot Pie gets a make-over from a Food Network Chef
Dr. Oz has 3 ways to cut carbs instantly
Is death the end or just the beginning? Ticket requests for today's show was so great, Dr. Oz added chairs on the stage to accommodate a larger audience. It's the toughest question a doctor has to face: What happens when you die? Mediums say they know what happens. Char Margolis, intuitive-Medium, joins Dr. Oz today to talk about intuition and the spirit.
The Dr. Oz Show Airdate: March 22, 2012
The New Underground Craze! The Super-Pill Women Are Popping
The “new” diet pill and it's dangerous side-effects
Dr. Oz recommends natural alternatives to pharmaceuticals
It's the worst allergy season on record, how to survive
Allergens are outdoors and they also lurk indoors
Women say this pill gives them more energy, better mental focus, and they are losing weight. What is this magic pill that can make women feel like SuperMom? ADD drugs are the “new” weight-loss drug craze. But beware, those who take it without having ADD are risks dangerous side-effects.
Airdate: March 21, 2012
Dr. Oz: Top 4 body Pains You Should Not Ignore
Dr. Oz Stop Light Guide to top body pains that could be a sign of serious issues
Top supplements for pain management
Outrageous therapies are they worth it or just weird
Tips on finding bargains at the big box stores
Viewers make their own take-out fake-out meals
Is a sharp pain or dull ache that won't go away reason for concern? When should you worry about body pains? When should you go to the doctor? Pain, says Dr. Oz, is the body's way of telling us something is off. Today, he shares tips on when not to worry and when to go to the doctor.
The Hungry Girl's Plan: Eat Twice As Much And Lose 10 Pounds This Month
The Hungry Girl shows Dr. Oz how to eat more and lose weight
Lisa Lillien, Hungry Girl, cooks up Pan Fried Chicken Parm
Acid reflux and cancer risks
Solutions for a bloated belly
Bonus Tips: Hungry Girl packaged snacks and meals
Eat twice as much and still lose weight? Too good to be true? Lisa Lillien, the Hungry Girl, has helped women across the country eat more and lose hundreds of pounds. Today, she shows Dr. Oz viewers how to eat more, eat healthy, and eat to lose weight.
Four supplements to target metabolism, fat, bloating, and stress
Appetite busters to support weight loss
Deepak Chopra shares how to bust stress with meditation
Get rid of pain with Dr. Oz's natural cures
Three bonus foods to help bust the belly fat
It's the most viewed post on this blog and it originally aired 25 days ago. Wow! Weight-loss is the most post popular subject on The Dr. Oz Show and it certainly gets everyone attention. Enjoy the review and share your experience if you've tried any of the recommendations.
The euthanasia debate: should you have the right to die?
Montel Williams starts a debate on the right to die issue by sharing his own desire to kill himself. He is joined by experts in the field, people living with debilitating disease, and audience members all of whom holding a strong opinion on the question of legalized suicide/euthanasia.
As of 3/12/12, the British courts have granted a hearing in a right-to-die case that is essentially questioning the country's definition of murder. Tony Nicklinson has been unable to speak or move from the neck down since having a massive stroke in 2005. He says he's fed up with his life and wants to be allowed to ask a doctor to help him die. Click here to read the full article on NPR.com.
What are your thoughts? Should a person be granted the option to choose to end their own life? Should people be allowed to ask someone else to end their life for them if they can't commit the act themselves?
5 Controversial Solutions To Your Biggest Complaints
Chiropractic treatment for back pain
Does HCG really help with weight-loss?
Magnetic therapy for depression
Is fibromyalgia a real disease?
Can wine really help with stress?
Are they snake oil salesmen or alternative health care providers with real solutions? Chiropractors and magnetic therapy for complaints such as chronic pain, weight-loss, and depression. Dr. Oz discusses controversial solutions to the most common complaints he hears from patients and viewers.
Kristen Johnston shares her downward spiral through addiction that almost took her life
Dr. Oz shares his anti-exhaustion hot list
Bonus Tips: Protein pack your day
Do you find yourself awake at 3am with all your worries racing through your head? Parents, mortgage payment, bills – it all stacks up to cause stress and anxiety. All that worry can turn toxic if it's held in. Dr. Oz says you can take control of your life with his Worry-Cure Show.
What's Your Problem? Fast Fixes for the Health Issues That Drive You Crazy
Viewers ask embarrassing health questions
Not enough sleep? 5 food for a better night's sleep
Dr. Oz explores the safety of artificial sugar substitutes
Can ramen burn fat? This recipe from Chef Samuelsson just might!
Dr. Oz has a confession: he sweats a lot and shares three sweat remedies
Are you afraid to talk to your doctor? Silly? Serious? Embarrassed? No health question should go unasked. Dr. Oz searched coast-to-coast for questions about the health issues that drive you crazy. He says you'll learn something today.
How well do you sleep? Sleeping pills have side effects but Dr. Oz shares 5 foods that can help bring on the ZZZ's.
The Controversial Pill That May Prevent Cancer After 40
Could a birth control pill prevent cancer risk for women over 40?
Which is the right Pill to reduce cancer risks
Side-effects of the Pill for women over 40
Dr. Oz translates food labels and busts myths
Anti-aging skin care myths busted
It's controversial but, this pill may cut cancer risks by as much as 50%. Many women took the Pill in their 20s to prevent pregnancy. In their 30s and 40s those same women stopped taking the Pill believing that their risk of getting cancer would increase the longer they were on it. That belief could be shattered today. Dr. Oz talks to two top women's cancer health specialists to learn what benefits the Pill can offer women over 40.
Start a new exercise habit today with Jorge Cruise
Dr. Oz makes his own health confession
We've seen the embarrassing questions asked of Dr. Oz on previous shows but, says Dr. Oz, nothing comes close to today's health confessions. Most folks have a health confession that they keep to themselves, don't share with their doctor, don't share with their friends or family. It's time to bring these confessions out into the open, says Dr. Oz. You may just find you're not alone with your health confession and the health concern may turn out to be something completely normal.
Cut Your Carb Cravings in 1 Week: The Revolutionary Plan for Weight Loss
Chris Powell's SMART weight loss goal
Carb cycle diet
Three weight loss tips from Chris Powell
Three ways to spot Hypothyroidism
Have your drink and antioxidants too
Carbohydrates: the number one reason most of us can't lose weight. Many are powerless when confronted with bread, pasta, cake, and chips. Find out how Chris Powell helps even the super-obese achieve weight loss success while eating carbohydrates.
[It appears that Mr. Powell could be taking on another challenging client. Mr. Powell has recently said he will be in contact with Robert Gibbs, a 23-year-old who posted a video on YouTube asking for help to overcome his obesity and gain his life back. Mr. Powell may commit to working with Mr. Gibbs to lose the weight that has taken over his life. Celebrity psychologist Dr. Phil also says he'll reach out to Mr. Gibbs in an effort to lend support.
The thinspiration movement is gaining momentum encouraging women to waste away
If you know someone you may think is anorexic, know these three tips for getting help
When was the first time someone called you fat? Asks Dr. Oz. For some, that one time can trigger a compulsion to stop eating that leads to an addiction to lose weight. Spinning out of control, people – mostly women – are no longer able to see themselves as they really are: wasting away. Dr. Oz meets two women who are dying from anorexia – one can no longer eat and the other is working to gain her health – and a man who runs a website that encourages women to become anorexic.
Lazy Girls can be healthy too with these tips from Dr. Oz
Check your health with these quick self-tests
Most important foods to get organic
Feed your family a health meal for only $10.00
Get more energy with less effort
Life can be hectic and we often let
life get in the way of putting forth the time and effort to be
healthy. Or it could you're just lazy, says Dr. Oz. Lazy girls can be
healthy too with these no-effort, easy health tips from Dr. Oz.
Sleep better tonight with these easy and free tips
Bring focus, calm, and gratitude to your day with 5-minute rituals
Prepare a meal in 5-minutes!
Get relaxed in only 3-minutes
Easy tips for breakfast, snacks and happiness
Bonus: 10 foods for $1 per serving
Medicine cabinet must-have's
Quick stress busters
Today's show is all about simple and easy solutions. Getting healthy and staying healthy shouldn't be challenge. Dr. Oz wants to make a healthy lifestyle easy for everyone to achieve.
We're all tired and run-down, right? Many of us are. Dr. Oz has 10 tips to boost energy that can be easily incorporated into a daily routine.
If you're tired, you need more sleep, right? Often times it's a lack of sleep that drains our energy reserves day after day. Dr. Oz has tips to help you sleep better that don't cost a thing and don't take any extra time.
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