Where does the goal of 120 years come from? What does it really mean to live that long?
Host Mark Young and longevity expert Dr. Jeffrey Gladden explain the basics of what people need to extend their health span farther than most people ever realize is possible.
They consider the evidence that proves what the body is capable of and the “astronaut mindset” that we need to achieve it. Dr. Gladden explains the impact of our genes and how much you can control the fate of your own health, including focusing on the overall eco-system of your body.
The current health care system is a broken one, where it only treats sick people. Dr. Gladden explains what changed his thinking about his own health and that of his patients. He started shifting his approach and learning how to improve health.
Read more about this week in Longevity Science: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/news/releases/1200/maximum-human-lifespan-has-already-been-reached-einstein-researchers-conclude/
What would you do if you had an extra 40 or 50 years of lifespan?