Personal Telomeromics Part 8- “Future Topics”

  “Future Topics”   Telomeres: “The Next Cholesterol” If you haven’t already, you will be hearing a lot in the coming years about telomeres—a part of our cellular anatomy that holds dramatic new information about the trajectory of our health and may turn out to provide the single most important biomarker of aging.   “Sitting …

Personal Telomeromics Part 7- Telomere Testing: “The What, Where, Why, How, and When (How often) to test your telomeres”

Telomere Testing: “The What, Where, Why, How, and When (How often) to test your telomeres”   HOW FAST ARE YOU AGING? Telomere testing reveals a window to your cellular age “First, average telomere length is a lousy way of looking at telomere length. The percentage of critically short telomeres is much more meaningful.” (Dr. Dave) The % of Short …

Personal Telomeromics Part 6- Telomeres In The News: “Recent Headlines”

  Telomeres In The News: “Recent Headlines”   Science Daily, March 27, 2013. Short telomeres are not only a marker for higher risk of disease and mortality, but are a likely underlying cause of several age related diseases—including heart disease and various cancers. The team measured telomere lengths in over 48,000 individuals and identified seven …

Personal Telomeromics Part 5- Activating Telomerase: “Turn On Your Own Fountain of Youth”

  Activating Telomerase: “Turn On Your Own Fountain of Youth”       Telomerase Activation Supplements TA-65 (TA Sciences/Geron) Telo-Essence (Primal Force)  Product B (Isagenix)  Telos 95 (Oleavine)     TA 65 & The TA 65 Debate: TA-65 http://www.primalforce.net/catalog/products/ta65.html http://www.amazon.com/TA-65-T-A-Sciences-30-Capsules/dp/B006P0FD5Q/ref=sr_1_2?s=hpc&ie=UTF8 http://www.amazon.com/TA-65-90-capsules-250-units/dp/B00811WE0E/ref=sr_1_1?s=hpc&ie=UTF8 The Debate on TA-65 http://www.lifeextension.com/magazine/2009/8/Turning-on-Immortality-The-Debate-Over-Telomerase-Activation/Page-01     Known Telomerase Activators Milk Thistle/Silymarin Purslane Gingko Biloba …

Personal Telomeromics Part 4- Telomerase and Cancer (and Other Diseases)

  Telomerase and Cancer (and Other Diseases)   Linking Telomeres and Disease Patients with shorter leukocyte telomeres had a 3-fold higher mortality rate from heart disease and a 8.5-fold higher mortality rate from infectious diseases. (Cawthorne, Lancet, 2003). Another study showed that younger individuals with shorter telomeres had a 2.8-3.2 fold higher risk of premature myocardial infarction …

Personal Telomeromics Part 3- Telomeres 202: “The Miracle Enzyme of Telomerase”

  Telomeres 202: “The Miracle Enzyme of Telomerase”   The Science of Telomeres Telomeres were first discovered in 1973 by Alexey Olovnikov. Telomeres and telomerase are relatively new, important and dynamic areas of aging science. Telomeres are the structures (caps) at the end of chromosomes which ensure their stability during the process of cellular replication. Telomerase is …

Personal Telomeromics Part 2-Telomeres 101: “What the @$&^#!! are Telomeres?”

    Telomeres are sections of DNA at the ends of each chromosome that serve as protective caps to your genetic material. Every time a cell replicates, its telomeres become shorter. Shorter telomeres imply a shorter life span for a cell. Click to read on to Part 3- Telomeres 202   Personal Telomeromics: “Can You …

Personal Telomeromics: “Can You Turn Back The Clock” Series Part 1- Introduction

  Introduction Telomere Biology may be the most promising medical (life and health -span extending) technology on the horizon today.   The Un-limiting Potential of Telomeres “Telomere biology has the potential to extend human life span, to dramatically lower rates of the great remaining killer diseases: heart disease, stroke, and Alzheimer’s.  All three diseases increase …

What the Bleep is Water!? Part 2- Alkaline Ionized Water

After my first post on Water, “What The Bleep is Water!?”, hopefully I whetted your appetite to really dig down deep and explore the oceans of knowledge on this commonly misunderstood and frequently under-appreciated miracle we call Water and the vital role it plays in our Health and Longevity. So let’s dive right in and …