As we enter a New Year, everyone makes the same old resolutions, but ageing well and reaching health and fitness goals is a year round commitment.
It’s that time of year again. The Holidays are over, the guilt sets in, and everyone makes those easier said than done resolutions to shed not only those extra holiday pounds, but to make this the year “I really get back in shape.”
The New Year is a good time to make changes, and get serious about improving your health and to committing to aging optimally. Resolving to lose weight, eat better, quit smoking, even do something to improve or enhance a lagging sex-life, are all great ideas. But did you know that a recent study found that only 12% of people actually keep their New Year’s Resolutions?
Here are a few tips on how to set achievable wellness goals, and make 2017 your first year in a life-long commitment to a healthier, younger, you!
Getting “SMART” is the Key to Optimal Ageing
The key to keeping health and wellness resolutions, is to know how to set realistic goals. A great way to do that is to use and remember the acronym SMART. When it comes to goal setting, regardless if it is for your physical, emotional or spiritual well-being, SMART stands for goals that are: Specific, Measurable, Action-Based, Realistic, and Timely.
- Specific –Make your goal specific. Instead of “I will lose weight,” make it I will lose 5 pounds in the next 30 days.
- Measurable – You wellness goals need to not only be specific, but measurable, with a way to track your progress.
- Action-Based – SMART goals are “action based.” In other words, instead of “I will drink less soda this year,” the SMART version would be, “I will drink 4 glasses of water at work, and four at home, instead of soda this year.”
- Realistic – Obviously, setting unrealistic or unattainable goals is the reason why most resolutions are not kept.
- Timely – SMART goals have a time line. Breaking down the “race” to a younger, stronger, healthier you, from a marathon to a series of short sprints, will make it much easier to get to the finish line!
Beyond these kinds of actionable lifestyle changes, why not make 2017 the year you seriously think about taking advantage of the many breakthroughs in anti-aging medicine that we know have available to us?
Advanced procedures such as hormone replacement therapy and the latest treatments for erectile dysfunction, are helping hundreds of men just like you make every year, their best year!
Hormone Replacement Therapy
At the most basic level, hormone replacement therapy, or HRT, is a safe and effective way to look and feel years younger. Will HRT literally make you 20 again? No, but hormone replacement, specifically for the two most critical hormones for men — testosterone and growth hormone — has many positive benefits.
Although HRT is generally regarded as safe for most men, there remain many misunderstandings about hormone therapy. Most of these misconceptions surround a mistaken belief that hormone therapy can have dangerous, even fatal consequences!
Nothing could be further from the truth! A lot of the confusion comes from the illegal use of steroids by body builders and other athletes. Doctor-prescribed bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT) is nothing at all like that.
Beyond this common misconception, there have been reports that HRT for men can increase your risk of heart attacks or cancer. However, in the last few years there have been several major studies in respected and peer reviewed medical journals that have found neither of these is true. Men receiving prescription hormone therapy have no greater risk of getting cancer than the general population.
In fact, a recent study found that testosterone therapy in particular, not only does not increase a man’s risk of heart disease, in may even prevent stroke or heart attacks!
The bottom line? HRT for men is a safe and effective way to regain your vitality and get more out of life.
Sexual Wellness Treatments for Men
Nothing can make a man feel older, or less of a man, than trouble in the bedroom. Years ago, we introduced our breakthrough procedure for male sexual wellness, the Gains Enhancement ®. We are proud to announce that the Gains Enhancement is all new for 2017!
The new Gains Enhancement® now combines two of the safest, and most effective treatments recently introduced for ED – the Priapus Shot, also known as the P-shot, developed by Dr. Charles Runels, and GAINSWave ™ therapy, developed by Dr. Richard Gaines.
Both men are known as two of today’s leading experts in men’s health.
Two ED Therapies – One Fantastic Result!
The Gains Enhancement® combines the efficacy of Dr. Runels’ P-shot, with Dr. Gaines’ GAINSWave™, for a powerful one-two punch!
The P-shot uses PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP uses the healing and growth factors in your own blood to increase blood flow to the penis. The healing powers of PRP also stimulate the growth of new tissue, which results in improved ability to achieve bigger, and more sustainable erections
The Gains Enhancement combines the proven effectiveness of the P-shot, with the latest treatment for ED, the GAINSwave™. Technology similar to the GAINSwave™ has been used successfully in Europe for decades where it has been called “shockwave therapy.” However, it is very new to the U.S. In fact, we are the only ones in your area currently offering this medically proven ED treatment.
Blood vessels in your penis break down over time. This is the most common cause of age-related ED. The GAINSWave™ uses high frequency acoustical waves to open up old blood vessels, and to stimulate the formation of new vessels.
The resulting improved blood flow, helps any man, and not just those with ED, to obtain stronger and more sustainable erections.
Unlike the shockwave therapy for ED used in Europe, which can be painful, the acoustical waves of the GAINSWave™ are practically painless. The GAINSWave uses the only FDA cleared medical device that has been shown in studies to be effective for the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
The GAINSWave™ and the P-shot are what we call “synergistic,” meaning that each one enhances the effect of the other. When we combine the two therapies to create the Gains Enhancement, we deliver a “one-two punch,” that results in a more powerful penis!
Even men without ED, report improved sexual performance after having the new and improved Gains Enhancement.
Making 2017 the Beginning of a New You!
We all know the problem with keeping New Year’s Resolutions. But it really is your choice. You can shrug your shoulders and say, “I meant well, but…” and live another year closer to the grave, or you can follow these tips and seriously decide that this is “my year,” the year I decide to add more life to my years, and more years to my life!