You have arrived-welcome to middle age...and beyond. Why does growing older t have the same positive ring as other life achievements? Historically speaking, reaching old age is a feat that should be celebrated, but in today's world most people see it as something to stave off for as long as possible. But what if aging doesn't have to debilitate you? Great Gains for Life is your personal instruction manual for living happier and healthier through your thirties and beyond. Written by Richard Gaines, MD, FAARM, ABAARM, who is himself over sixty and still joyfully engaging in extreme sports such as hang gliding, mountain climbing, kite surfing, helicopter skiing, and scuba diving. This guide transforms the latest scientific research into practical tips and techniques for optimal aging based on both his professional expertise and personal experience. As Dr. Gaines explores the reasons we age, he builds a road map for healthy living that t only increases your vibrancy but also helps you avoid the typical diseases that shorten your life, such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Let's celebrate aging by living stronger longer!
Richard Gaines, MD, FAARM, ABAARM, is a leading practitioner of the rapidly evolving science of antiaging medicine and has been administering bioidentical hormone therapy since 1993. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1981, completed his internship at Tufts University School of Medicine and his residency at Harvard Medical School, and achieved a fellowship in anesthesiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital. After a distinguished thirty-year career as a physician and health-care executive, Dr. Gaines became president and chief medical officer of the antiaging medical practice HealthGAINS, which he founded in 2005.