August 2019 – Newsmax Health is a leading online journal that often provides unique perspectives from experts on health-related concerns. Dr Joseph Maroon was recently asked to participate and provide some antiaging tips. It is not a coincidence that Dr Maroon was asked to contribute. As the Senior Vice President of the A4M (American Academy of Antiaging), triathlete and fitness expert himself, Dr. Maroon is a living example of what it means to live both longer and healthier.
Here is Dr. Maroon’s contribution to the article:
“As a man thinketh so he shall be,” Proverbs 23:7. Dr. Joseph Maroon, the world-renowned neurosurgeon, turned his life around after suffering major depression to became a world class Ironman competitor. “A positive, grateful attitude — along with diet and exercise — permeates everything we do, reduces stress and contributes not only to longevity but also contentment,”
In his recent book – Square One- A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life – Dr Maroon discusses the importance of the mind-body connection. The concept explains how our actions and thoughts can actually alter our brain connections and function. Additionally, how improving our body’s condition can improve the brain. Exercise is a great example of brain building. Stress reduction is an example that can result in heart protection. Our thoughts and the function of our organs and tissues are critically linked. In the book, Square One, Dr Maroon discussing how we can balance our body and brain, along with the social and spiritual aspects of our lives.
Read the entire Newsmax Health Article – HERE