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No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market  - Alicia Stanton, MD
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No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market - Alicia Stanton, MD

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Alicia Stanton, MD Author of Hormone Harmony and Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD spoke on the panel "No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market" about the …

Alicia Stanton, MD Author of Hormone Harmony and Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD spoke on the panel "No Time for Decline: Where the Action is Now in the Healthy Living and Aging Market" about the anti-aging industry and on the importance of hormonal health.

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  • 1. Alicia Stanton, MD Author, Hormone Harmony: How to Balance Insulin, Cortisol, Thyroid, Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone to Live Your Best Life
  • 2. <ul><li>Hormone Harmony </li></ul><ul><li>In today’s society, we place so many demands on our bodies that the natural functioning of our hormones is being disrupted </li></ul><ul><li>We now live longer lives and want to stay youthful as long as possible. Gone are the days of “taking it easy.” </li></ul><ul><li>We live hectic lives filled with various responsibilities. To say our lives are stressful would be a huge understatement. </li></ul><ul><li>Couple the stress with poor food choices, lack of physical activity and toxins in the environment and you have the perfect recipe for hormonal imbalance. </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>Hormone Harmony Con’t. </li></ul><ul><li>By changing the way we live we can reduce or remove the triggers of imbalance. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving our diet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating physical activity into our lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More effectively managing stressful situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing exposure to environmental toxins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using basic supplements for optimum nutrition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Starting bioidentical hormone replacement therapy , if necessary </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>BodyLogicMD </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 2003, First Practice Opened in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Nation’s largest and fastest growing network of physician-owned practices specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy, fitness and nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>41 doctors, 35 practices in 21 states </li></ul><ul><li>Now International with an office in Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>From November 2008-December 2009, during the height of the recession, BodyLogicMD nearly doubled in size </li></ul><ul><li>30% of patients nationwide are men </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Anti-Aging in Florida </li></ul><ul><li>More than 9,000 physicians in the state now have anti-aging medicine integrated into their practices, more than any other state </li></ul><ul><li>Nationwide, the anti-aging medicine industry is estimated at more than $60 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-Aging medicine can include bioidentical hormone therapy, nutritional supplements, dietary changes, stress management </li></ul><ul><li>Sectors growth is being fueled by Baby Boomers eager to maintain optimal health, remain active and stay feeling young </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Anti-Aging Con’t. </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Anti-Aging for Patients: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Addresses the root of most health issues faced when getting older </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain optimal health and prevent chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease and inflammation from developing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Considerable more time spent with your doctor since they aren’t constrained by insurance reimbursement rates that dictate high patient volume </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits of Anti-Aging for Physicians: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurers don’t cover treatments, so operate on fee-for-service basis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patients pay upfront </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less administrative staff processing insurance claims, hold down expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malpractice insurance rates significantly lower </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Nutritional Supplements </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Street sees the vitamin and supplements industry as recession resistant </li></ul><ul><li>As the percentage of Americans over 50 grows, demand is expected to increase </li></ul><ul><li>VMS (vitamins, minerals supplements) industry saw growth in 2009, now estimated at $25 billion </li></ul><ul><li>Why the growth? Americans focusing more on health, trying to stay healthy in lieu of cost of prescriptions and health insurance </li></ul><ul><li>However, the driving force is Boomers </li></ul>

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