Living Beyond 120

Living Beyond 120

On this podcast focused on health and human longevity, Dr. Jeffrey R. Gladden, MD, FACC, and host Mark Young examine the latest scientific research, technology and bio-hacks to uncover the truth about the human body’s potential for extending both life and health span well past the what most people accept as biological fact.... Show More

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden begin by discussing the importance of not only saving lives, but also saving the livelihoods of Americans.  They explore how the loss of jobs could lead individuals to poverty, depression and in severe situations, potentially suicide.

 

Next, they delve into the topic of an individual’s genetic risk in contracting the COVID virus; how some people are genetically more suscep...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden are joined by Chris Howard, PhD (Biochemistry) and Lynn Howard, MD (Pathogenic Microbiology in Infectious Disease).  They take a deep exploration into the origin and pathology of the SARS COVID 2- the actual name of the virus as opposed to COVID-19, which is the name of the disease.

They begin with the how the virus came into existence – is it a natural occurring phenomenon...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden share the importance of maintaining your relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also maintaining yourself.

They begin by discussing the toll that the pandemic is having on marriages and relationships.  They address how the effects of stay-in orders and quarantines can lead to relationship boredom and feelings of stagnation between couples.  They also share how si...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden discuss how, during these trying times, prolonged extended anxiety – or to put it more simply, stress – not only negatively affects one’s mental and neurological processes, but also has an impact on physiological processes.

They open with how stress compromises the brain by making it more difficult to recall memories as well as affecting one’s decision-making abilities.  Th...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden share the importance of not only staying mentally fit during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also staying physically fit.

They talk about the importance of critical thinking during these trying times.  People are dealing with emotional stressors such as the fear of contracting the virus; not only themselves, but also people they love.  Other stressors they cover include the fact...

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On this special episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden share some of the hopeful news regarding treatment for the coronavirus. They explain the drugs which have had shown potential to cure COVID-19, and they discuss some possibilities for preventing infection

They go through a list of what the Living Beyond 120 team recommends doing right now to keep yourself from getting sick. Dr. Gladden also covers what steps he woul...

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On this episode, Mark and Dr. Gladden talk about the necessity of boosting one’s immunity, as the world copes with the coronavirus pandemic.

They go through habits that can weaken your immune system. This discussion includes how exercise can actually suppress your immune function due to cortisol spikes, and when you should and shouldn’t push yourself.

They offer advice on how to reduce stress during a challenging time, including me...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden discuss the Coronavirus (COVID-19). With a lot of fear-based misinformation being disbursed in the media, they provide accurate medical information about the virus itself and what you can do now.

Dr. Gladden talks about the differences between the flu and the Coronavirus, who is at greatest risk, and how you can boost your immune system.

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden discuss how health is an economy of balance. To support this, they consider some new findings about taking certain supplements and how it can affect different health aspects. One thing can tip the balance for test results, on any given day.

Then they turn their discussion to the thyroid again, talking about why many traditional doctors often miss problems that start with a ...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden begin by talking about how we need to manifest goals in our minds first in order to make them realities.

Next, they discuss some recent health tests Dr. Gladden participated in, along with the remarkable results regarding his cardiovascular health and age. He talks about his plans for getting in the best shape of his life.

The continue their conversation revisiting the subj...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden welcome Richard Rossi, the founder of daVinci50, a Mastermind group of celebrated doctors, Harvard scientists, and world-renowned biohackers who are achieving the big breakthroughs and getting the big results in ultra-healthy life extension right now.

 

They discuss the mindset needed to achieve longevity past what the rest of the world believes is an acceptable age, and th...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden open the show by discussing a new direction in cancer treatment involving immunotherapy versus chemotherapy and radiation.

Then they talk about how you have to be proactive to keep your body youthful as you age chronologically. Keeping your strength up, in various ways, is crucial to stay healthy and to be able to recover better from illness or injury. Maintaining the right...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden invite Scott Nelson, co-founder for Joovv, to discuss the wide range of benefits from light therapy.

They focus on red light and near-infrared light, which have the ability to help stimulate the mitochondria in our cells to produce more ATP energy. This helps better skin health, optimized sleep, faster muscle recovery, stronger immune function, reduced inflammation, better ...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120™, cardiologist Kiran Musunuru joins Mark and Dr. Gladden to discuss his study of genetics and cardiovascular disease. They talk about “genetic superheroes” who have certain genes partially or fully turned off in their system, which appears to benefit their cardiovascular health. By isolating these genes and better understanding their function, there is potential for creating medical treatments f...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120™, Mark and Dr. Gladden discuss the therapeutic value of introducing younger blood into your system. There is some experimentation happening at places like the Young Blood Institute to explore the positive benefits that younger blood can provide for health and longevity. They consider the old medical procedure of bloodletting and why that could have been helpful.

They also discuss the GDF11 prote...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden first discuss a long-term study comparing people who were optimistic versus pessimistic. Optimists lived an average of 15% longer than pessimists. While genetics do play a role, we have much more control over our longevity possibilities.

Next they welcome Dr. Madan Kandula, an otolaryngologist (specializing in ear, nose and throat health), to the show. The discuss the healt...

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On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Mark and Dr. Gladden welcome Dr. Gregory Fahy, cryobiologist and biogerontologist, back onto the show.

They start by discussing how the human body is designed to eventually make itself obsolete, with cell senescence, but the system can be hacked to increase longevity.

Dr. Fahy describes the crucial role that the thymus gland plays in immunity. After puberty, the thymus starts to wither and die ...

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On this episode, Mark and Dr. Gladden call back to a previous episode with Dr. Gregory Fahy and the link between the thymus gland, immunity and aging. They expand on this, considering potential ways to turn back the clock on the DNA age of your body. Dr. Gladden describes a number of different metrics to measure age, besides chronology.

They also consider how much your mindset about your age determines how you actually live and fee...

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This week, Mark and Dr. Gladden kick off the show by discussing Rapamycin, a drug traditionally used as an anti-rejection drug for organ transplant recipients. New studies are showing that it can possibly extend lifespan but can also suppress the immune system. Dr. Gladden shares that he is planning on testing small quantities of this drug on himself and monitoring how his body reacts. 

Next, they are joined by Dr. Josh Wagner, ren...

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On this week’s episode, Mark and Dr Gladden are joined by Dr. Ron Ehrlich, Australian Holistic Dentist, to talk about the importance of oral care while striving towards better health and longevity. 

Dr. Ehrlich shares his fascination with dentistry and how oral care, or a lack thereof, can affect every part of our bodies. He explains how different forms of chronic pain can originate from our mouths due to improper care of our teeth...

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