Gladden Longevity

East Meets West in a Comprehensive Brain Health Strategy – Episode 190

Are you interested in finding solutions for the aging problem, knowing more about longevity, cellular senescence, and senolytics? Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden, Steve Reiter and Nick Bitz in this episode of the Age Hackers Podcast (powered by Gladden Longevity). Dr. Nick Bitz is a Naturopathic Physician that specializes in Ayurvedic medicine. He is a leading voice in the natural products industry and currently serves as Senior VP of Product Development at Neurohacker Collective. His expertise includes nootropics, anti-aging medicine, biohacking, herbology, nutrition, and dietary supplements. This episode discussed the Hallmarks of Aging, cellular senescence, and if there is a connection between brain aging and senescent cells.

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Show Notes:

Dr. Gladden talks about Nick Bitz, who he is, and what he has done. (00:41) 
Steve mentions Dr. Gladden’s love for cycling in taking the products Nick spoke about. (2:12) 
Nick speaks about his interest in biology, medicine, and academia. He also shares about getting self-healed after failed medical treatment. (03:42) 
Nick testifies about experiencing the benefits of herbs. (6:02) 
Nick recollects how his chronic nerve pain was treated and how his overall well-being improved. (08:00) 
Nick studied neuroscience and discovered naturopathic medicine, which worked well. (10:56) 
Dr. Gladden asks Nick to define naturopathic medicine. (12:03) 
Nick shares his remarkable journey into Ayurveda in India. (15:14) 
Nick details returning to the States and doing his job through the lens of Ayurveda. (17:04) 
Nick references speaking at a yoga conference. (20:10)  
Nick remembers how he joined forces with a new company. (23:05) 
A vision of creating experiential, tangible products with a whole-system approach. (25:56) 
Dr. Gladden explains senescent cells and their roles in aging and potential treatment. (27:49) 
Nick explains giving the body multiple ingredients and running human studies on all products. (30:10) 
Nick reviews high-intensity dosing and a two-day bombing raid strategy for senescent cells. (32:13) 
As you age, your immune system is weaker. (34:49) 
Nick prefers to do less rather than too much. (36:49) 
Insulin, mTOR, and IGF accelerate senescence. Glucose spikes lead to more senescent cells. Avoid sugar, and consider fasting for health benefits. (38:02) 
Steve questions about how often people should look at restrictions. (40:43) 
Dr. Gladden questions Nick about what is next for him. (43:24) 
Nick speaks about Qualia Mind, a flagship brain health product with a robust formulation requiring seven pills daily. (44:06) 
Dr. Gladden notes how interesting it is to listen to Dr. Bitz’s journey. (46:14) 
Dr. Gladden thanks Dr. Bitz for his time and sharing his wisdom and knowledge with the audience. (48:36) 

To learn more about Nick and/or Neurohacker Collective’s products, check out the following:

Neurohacker Collective , 
Nick’s LinkedIn 


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