Optimal Aging

The Optimal Aging page, curated by Dr. John Dempster, a trusted Naturopathic Doctor focused on healthy aging and anti-aging strategies, offers a wealth of resources on longevity, senior health, age-related issues, and age management. Dr. Dempster, ND’s holistic approach emphasizes proactive measures and personalized strategies to support optimal aging. Discover evidence-based insights and practical guidance to help you embrace the concept of aging gracefully, manage age-related concerns, and enhance your overall well-being. From nutrition and lifestyle modifications to comprehensive age management approaches, this page provides valuable resources to empower you on your journey to optimal aging.

Tests & Diagnostics

9 Essential Blood Tests

All too often, individuals in the midst of chronic, distressing symptoms are passed from one specialist to the next because their standard blood work, x-rays, and other diagnostic tests score in the “normal” range. This is incredibly frustrating, as it can be more challenging to

Best Nutrients to Prevent Hair Loss

Never Worry About Hair Loss Again!

For many people, hair loss is a natural part of aging. Genetics certainly play a role in this, as some people start losing their hair by age thirty, while others never seem to lose their thick, luscious locks. However, there are additional factors that influence

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Twelve Signs That You’re Not Aging Well

Getting older might not be an idea you relish, but the process isn’t exactly avoidable. Each day you’re alive, your cells and systems are suffering damage that slowly ages you. While time passes for all of us at the same pace, some people tend to


Is Bone Broth the Answer to Your Gut Problems?

Digestive problems can be debilitating to deal with, so it’s no surprise that finding solutions is a booming industry. If you’re familiar with the world of functional health, you may have heard of the purported wonder properties of bone broth. But is the brew all

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Are Toxic Heavy Metals Keeping You Sick?

Have you been feeling “off” recently for no discernible reason?  Feel like you’re doing everything right but still not 100 percent?  These symptoms shouldn’t be ignored. If you’ve been eating well, getting regular exercise, and sleeping for seven or more hours a night but still

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Top 5 Supplements for Optimal Aging

We all want to be at our best. However, as you get older, your ‘best’ will begin to change, and usually not for the better. While aging is inevitable, there are several supplements you can take to control the process so that you continue to