The Doctors October 8 2012
The Doctors October 8 2012 was all about different ways to overcome your genes to beat things like obesity, hair loss and Alzheimer’s Disease.
The Doctors: $20,000 Weight Loss Challenge
Andy, who is the photographer for the band Foster the People, was struggling with obesity. Lead singer Mark Foster issued him the Foster Challenge – lose 80 pounds in eight months and win $20,000. The Doctors explained why even if you’re predisposed to obesity and diabetes, you can change your genes with exercising and getting in shape like Andy.
The Doctors: Aisha Tyler’s Anti-Aging Shake Recipe
Aisha Tyler, co-host of The Talk, stopped by The Doctors to give her tips for a youthful appearance, like an anti aging shake and cutting out sugar. She also credits her parents for her good genes, and said if there’s one anti aging thing you should do, it’s keep your skin moisturized.
The Doctors: Skin Shift System Review
The Drs. featured Dr. Ruthie Harper, creator of the Skin Shift system which uses genetic testing to determine the best skin care products for you. For $300, you can get a personalized and detailed report that will tell you the products that will help your skin the most.
The Doctors: Platelet Rich Plasma Hair Loss Treatment
The Doctors showcased the platelet rich plasma treatment for hair loss that takes your own blood, stimulates growth factors and injects it into your scalp. The PRP treatment has shown great results in both men and women.
The Doctors: Tips to Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease Risk
Readers Digest Editor-in-Chief Liz Vaccariello joined The Drs. to discuss steps to reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s Disease, like using a computer, drinking beet juice, taking aspirin and going to church.
The Doctors: Breast Cancer “Do It With Attitude”
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, The Doctors invite you to Do It With Attitude and be in control of your treatment.
The Doctors: Gene for Less Sleep
Some people have been found to have a gene that reduces their need for sleep to only four to six hours a night. Most people need seven to eight hours. If you’re chronically a short sleeper but you’re feeling tired all the time, see your doctor.