Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist, bestselling author, mental health and mind expert. Whether you are struggling in your personal life or simply want to learn how to understand and use your mind to live your best life, this podcast will provide you with practical tips and tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, and physical health
Wednesday Apr 29, 2020
Wednesday Apr 29, 2020
Harvard professor David Sinclair believes that not only can we slow aging down, we can actually reverse it. In this episode, David Sinclair explains the three levels of aging, and what can be done on each level. He describes the lifestyle changes that slow aging down, the drug treatments that begin to stop aging, and experimental new procedures that may actually reverse aging once they are fully developed.
David, who has spent decades researching longevity and ageing notes how 80% of how we age is up to us. Although many of us view ageing means a decline in function over time leading to disease and death, we don’t just have to accept that as we get old we will get sick!
Podcast Time Stamps
1:50 Why David does what he does
3:54 Is aging a disease? And what can we do about this?
8:13 Why 80% of health in old age is up to you
10:13 How we can change our epigenome
23:07 How David’s father uses his son’s research
26:00 The current pandemic
36:20 Covid-19 treatments
39:20: How David overcame major life setbacks like rejection and homelessness!
To connect with David and get his book visit: https://lifespanbook.com/
Read the episode blog and show notes: https://drleaf.com/blogs/news/how-to-influence-and-control-your-genetic-expression-why-we-age-and-how-to-reverse-the-process-interview-with-harvard-researcher-david-sinclair
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