Anti Aging & Functional Medicine

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Anti Aging Medical Services

Anti Aging Medical Services

Anti-Aging & Functional Medicine provides a wide variety of integrated functional anti aging medical services. Also, our focus is to provide leading insight into Anti-Aging, Integrative and Functional Medicine for the Raleigh, NC area. Furthermore, Dr. Zacco is proud to be the first certified doctor of Anti-Aging Medicine in Wake County and eastern NC. Additionally, Dr. Arthur Zacco has been board certified in family practice since 1996 and is able to provide a combination of traditional and non-traditional medical integrative approach.

As an avid athlete much of his life, Dr. Zacco learned how the motivation of the body is a key component to success. His passion has been directed to the practice of Anti-aging medicine and will develop an individualized plan fr you. Additionally, Dr. Zacco is committed to medically-based treatments, blending the best practices of traditional medicine with the practical experience and expertise of Anti Aging medicine, comprehensive testing; and Aesthetics.

Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands are chronically over worked.  The adrenal glands are triangle shaped endocrine glands that are ½ inch high and 3 inches long that rest on top of each kidney.  When under stress, they release hormones responsible for the “fight/flight” response, like cortisol and adrenaline.

These hormones are very useful under acute situations like running from a bear.  Cortisol and adrenaline shunts blood away from your GI tract and skin and shunts it toward organs needed during emergencies like running from a bear; muscles and heart.  That is why when scared and these hormones are active; people turn “white as a ghost” because blood is being shunted away from the skin and towards muscle and heart. It also makes your liver produce more sugar (gluconeogenesis) to support your hard working muscles and heart.  That’s fine when running from a bear.

You can achieve better romance, a more youthful appearance, increased energy, weight loss if desired, and more zest for life.