Aging Tag

When it comes to aging, most of us can easily spot some of the related changes. Graying hair, some fine and not-so-fine lines, muscle loss, stiffness, perhaps a few extra pounds that came out of nowhere, a loss of interest in sex...

Here at DeerFields Clinic we practice Preventive & Integrative Medicine with a particular focus on anti-ageing through lifestyle optimization.  We actually have the ability to measure the age of each individual body system and compare it to your chronological age in years. These systems include your cardio-age (heart), pulmo-age...

These days, one doesn't have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try,...

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to our Medical Director, Dr. Randy Knipping. Yesterday he won the Canadian Masters 10000 m championship in Surrey BC yesterday taking home the gold medal for Toronto West Athletics in a time of 43:21.   Dr. Knipping knows all about setting goals...

As we age, we become aware of changes in our bodies and how they function. For many, the telltale signs include a loss of energy, thinning hair, a slower metabolism. While some changes are to be expected, some may be the result of a hormonal...

When it comes to health risks, what's more important, genes or lifestyle? This is an age-old question that is relevant to all of us because of the diabetes and obesity epidemic facing so-called western civilization today. An easy way to understand the interaction between genes...

Many Canadians are unaware that heart disease and stroke take a life every seven minutes. Just as alarming is that according to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, a whopping 90% of Canadians have at least one risk factor. To help evaluate your risk, see...

Our very own Dr. Randy Knipping competed for DeerFields at the MEC Toronto 10K Road Race today finishing with a personal best time of 45:50.4 minutes and qualifying for the Canadian Masters Athletics Championships to be held in Surrey, BC this August 3-5,...

Hormone replacement therapy for women has undergone a Renaissance in recent years following the decades long fear of HRT caused by the Women's Health Initiative. A recent study that supports the use of transdermal estradiol is remarkable for two reasons. First of all, it...