Dr. Susan Lark

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Susan Lark

Susan Lark, MD

Dr. Susan Lark is author and women's health specialist who combines clinical nutrition with preventive medicine and complementary therapies to enhance the well-being of women. A graduate of Northwestern University Medical School, she has served on the clinical faculty of Stanford University Medical School, and taught in their Division of Family and Community Medicine.

She has written 13 best-selling books, the most recent, Hormone Revolution, and is a lecturer and product developer. Her products are available at Dr. Lark's Healthy Directions web site.

Articles by Dr. Susan Lark

The Latest Secrets to Younger-Looking Skin

Skin aging is driven by genetics, time, and environmental factors. Fortunately, your skin is wonderfully responsive to the right kind of self-care for both prevention and damage reversal. The trick, says Dr. Susan Lark, is to understand the biggest causes of aging skin and meet your skin's special needs.

Boost Your Brainpower Now

There are three main factors recognized to impair the aging brain: degenerative dementias such as Alzheimer's disease; vascular dementias due to clogged arteries and strokes; and so-called normal, agerelated cognitive decline. But this trio of threats does not mean that you are doomed to suffer from impaired ability to think, remember, and solve problems.

The Bad News Continues for HRT

Considering how much news comes out on the consequences of taking conventional HRT, I think it is important to stay abreast of the latest research on the subject. It's so compelling that I wanted to share some important new findings from this past year alone.

Beyond the Olive: Healthy, Delicious Alternatives to Olive Oil

Are you tired of just using olive oil in the kitchen? Dr. Susan Lark shares ideas of other oils you can use including macadamia, avocado, hemp, black current, green tea seed, pumpkin seed, argan and berry oils. Spice up your kitchen – and taste buds – with some of the lesser known healthy oils on the market.

Cures for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is one of the top – if not the top – complaints that most doctors hear about from patients. The good news is that the complementary medical community has a plethora of safe and natural therapies that work to alleviate pain. Dr. Susan Lark shares these with our readers.

The Newest in Breast Cancer Prevention

Based on research reported within the past five years, Dr. Susan Lark shares with you the best things you can do, starting today, to dramatically reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

The Dangers of the Digital Era

Dr. Susan Lark explores how electropollution (including cell phone exposure) affects us. It has been linked to such diseases as leukemia, brain tumors, inner ear tumors, Lou Gehrig's disease, Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, accelerated aging, and depression.