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Anti-Aging and Longevity: The Slippery Slope From Wellness to Disease and How to Prevent It
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Futurehealth WinterBrain Panel Plenary presentation by Beverly Rubik Long before chronic degenerative disease sets in, the typical aging adult slowly slips down the slope from optimal wellness into "functional" disorders. These typically include one or more of the following: fatigue, pain, disturbed sleep, immune dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, digestive disturbances, food intolerances, multiple allergies, etc. Functional disorders are often dismissed as "aging", but we offer another perspective. We will reconsider these in light of ancient and state-of-the-art anti-aging and longevity practices and how functional disorders can be reversed with improved diet and nutritional supplements, photostimulation, appropriate exercise, ancient Oriental health practices, and more.
  • nutritional supplements
  • oriental health practices
  • photo stimulation

For example, use of moxibustion, the burning of an herb at key points on the legs and feet is an ancient Oriental practice used to restore energy and essence, and modern scientific evidence shows an interesting correlation with greater telomere length in the DNA, associated with anti-aging. Photostimulation through the eyes can be used to modulate the autonomic nervous system and promote sleep, relaxation, or attentiveness, in the case of ADD, among other beneficial functional effects. Exercise that is aerobic to promote a healthy heart and lungs, or anerobic to promote strong muscles, is not the bottom line----there are also flexibility exercises as well as parasympathetic exercises that work on the mind-body, such as qigong.

Homeopathic human growth hormones and other hormones give the body key information to fight aging, without the liver problems and other uncertainties associated with larger hormone doses.


Author: Beverly Rubik

Dr. Beverly Rubik is a leading scientist internationally renowned for her research exploring frontier areas of science and medicine. She specializes in subtle energies in health and healing. In 1979, Dr. Rubik earned her doctorate in biophysics at the University of California at Berkeley. She has published over 60 papers in scientific and medical journals and 2 books. Dr. Rubik serves on the editorial board of several medical journals, including Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, and Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine. She was one of 18 hand-picked advisors to the original Office of Alternative Medicine at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), and she helped launch this new federal office through its startup years, from 1992 through 1997. She also chaired an NIH panel on energy medicine. The American Medical Students Association hired Dr. Rubik to develop the first medical school curriculum on energy medicine, which was also funded by NIH. In 1996, Dr. Rubik founded the Institute for Frontier Science, a nonprofit research laboratory in Oakland, California to explore subtle energies and energy medicine. In 2002, her Institute was awarded an NIH center research grant to study the human energy field together with scientists at University of Arizona. She and her colleagues have been conducting research on Oriental concepts of subtle energy and practices such as Reiki and qigong. They are building a scientific foundation for understanding the human bioenergy field in health, healing, and optimal performance. Dr. Rubik also has a clinical practice where she advices people on alternative and complementary health practices. Beverly Rubik has appeared on numerous television programs throughout the US and worldwide, including a live appearance on “Good Morning America” (ABC-TV), where she presented her work on the human energy field in December 2000.

Other Products by Beverly Rubik

1) Oriental Medicine Made Incredibly Easy with the EMAS Device
2) Water---the Matrix of Life, and What to Drink to Stay Healthy
3) Polycontrast Interference Photography (PIP) of the Human Energy Field
4) Remarkable Anecdotes on Healers and Their Interventions
5) Blood Circulation Measurements via Photoplethysmography of Pulse Waves
6) Energy Therapies

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