Monday, March 20, 2023

How to look after our cells to age well

Our cells are the basic building blocks of our body. They are responsible for everything that happens in our body, from our heart beating to our brain thinking. They are also the key to healthy longevity. But as we go through life, we lose functional cells due to various factors such as stress, toxins, infections and inflammation. How can we prevent or slow down this loss and keep our cells healthy and happy?

That’s the question that Bill Rawls, MD, an author and physician, explores in his latest book, The Cellular Wellness Solution: Tap Into Your Full Health Potential with the Science-Backed Power of Herbs. Dr. Rawls is a fourth generation physician from Raleigh in North Carolina, who had a mid-life health crisis of his own that transformed his view of personal wellness. He is now is on a mission to help others achieve cellular wellness and longevity through holistic health interventions and the power of herbal supplements.

In his book, Dr. Rawls explains how our cells work and what they need to function optimally. He also reveals the common cellular disruptors that can damage our cells and cause chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s. He then offers practical solutions to restore cellular balance and harmony using natural herbs that have been proven by science to support cellular health.

He explains: “Everything that happens in the body, whether it’s your heart beating, brain impulses, firing thyroid hormone being produced or cartilage being reworked, it’s all done by cells.”

Dr. Rawls also shares his personal story of how he overcame his own health challenges using herbal medicine and lifestyle changes. He suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia and Lyme disease for many years, and was frustrated by the limitations of conventional medicine. He decided to take charge of his own health and researched extensively on natural remedies and ancient healing traditions. He discovered the healing power of herbs such as turmeric, ginger, garlic, green tea and ashwagandha, and how they can modulate the immune system, reduce inflammation, fight infections and enhance cellular function.

Dr. Rawls also adopted a healthy diet that is rich in plant-based foods and low in processed foods, sugar and salt. He incorporated regular exercise, meditation, sleep hygiene and stress management into his daily routine. He says these lifestyle interventions are essential for maintaining cellular wellness and preventing disease.

Dr. Rawls’ book is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about how to look after their cells and age well. He offers a comprehensive and accessible guide to the science and practice of cellular wellness, with practical tips and tools that anyone can use. He also inspires readers to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing, and to embrace aging as an opportunity rather than a burden.

If you want to learn more about Dr. Rawls’ story and philosophy, you can listen to his interview on the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. 

The Live Long and Master Aging podcast shares ideas but does not offer medical advice. If you have health concerns of any kind, or you are considering adopting a new diet or exercise regime, you should consult your doctor.

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