January 23rd, 2018

Episode #8

What Your Doctor Should Tell You

This week’s episode focuses on the difference between what your doctor’s visit should sound like versus the few minutes the average doctor spends with a patient. Dr. Gladden explains why these short visits prevail in the current health care system, and they discuss how you need to change your mindset about who is responsible for keeping you healthy.

They talk about the dangers of NSAIDs and a how most people use them. When anti-inflammatory drugs are used regularly, the root cause of the inflammation is often not addressed and is allowed to continue to cause damage. They discuss inflammation and how it leads to aging.

This Week in Longevity Science also focuses on the average time a doctor spends with patients, questioning how much your healthcare provider can actually address your well-being in that short time. Dr. Gladden recommends how to get more out of your visits.

For a unique perspective, Dr. Gladden goes through real results from some of Mark’s own tests after a recent visit – showing step by step how this critical set of data can be used to extend Mark’s lifespan.