This story of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and other health problems is a familiar one for many people in their 40s-60s. But it doesn't have to be this way. Here I share Andy's story and how with early detection his health problems could have been prevented.
Find out what metabolic syndrome is and how to predict your risk of developing this 'mother of all diseases' in this post. Dr Sharief also explores different approaches in treating this chronic disease.
Not much was known about insulin resistance when Dr Sharief Ibrahim had a serious medical emergency as a result of it. Could you be at risk of developing insulin resistance and therefore metabolic syndrome? Dr Sharief shares his diagnosis and story here.
Many people when they reach middle age find that their vitality begins to decrease. For some is dramatic, but not everyone. Here's how to preserve your vitality in middle age.
As we age many people become increasingly dependent on others for care and support. This is what is known as the dependency zone, and in many cases is avoidable.
Be inspired by Dr Sharief Ibrahim's personal story of being obese with multiple health issues, to a sixty plus 100 times marathon runner. Here he shares why he became overweight, the wake up call that forced him to take action, and the steps he took to get his vitality back. You can do it too!
Obesity is a growing (literally) problem in the UK, that can lead to chronic disease. However we can turn this trend around with simple changes to our lifestyles. In this post I explain what obesity can mean to your longevity and overall health, and what steps you can take to improve your vitality.