September 10th, 2020

Episode #83

DNA AGE

On this exciting and informative episode of Living Beyond 120, Dr. Gladden and Dr. Mark Young explore DNA Aging and how using Nicotine, Caffeine and other substances can have an effect on your DNA age.

The show begins with the discussion and examination of the nine (9) Hallmarks of Aging. They delve into how the environment affects one’s DNA, intrinsic and extrinsic aging and explain stem cell exhaustion.

Next, they move onto the topic of epigenetic changes – how aging factors can be passed from a mother to her offspring and how in-utero stressors can affect the child’s DNA age.

They close by discussing the recent government lock-downs effects on one’s DNA age and how the stressors of being confined can affect someone’s DNA age.