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Getting Back on Track: Why Medications May No Bet a Good Idea

Our guest for the week is Hyla Cass, an integrative psychiatrist practiced in the field even before the term was coined. Her 25-year long practice is marked by the non-drug, natural system boosting approach, which landed her the nation-wide acclaim along with numerous awards. She is here to talk to us about the subversive effects of medications, the systems approach to medicine, as well as about enhancing our cognitive performance. Side-effect Are Still Effects Stuffing oneself with...


Epigenetics – the Meeting Point between Genetics and Nutrition

Our guest for the week is Dr. Lucia Aronica, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford Cancer Center and an expert on epigenetic medicine. Her main focus revolves around genomics of nutrition, that is, the correlation between diet and the changes in epigenetic landscape. Holding a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Dr. Aronica has spent the last decade researching the influence lifestyle has on our genomes. Her endeavors landed her not just a few recognitions, Marie Curie Global Fellowship Award being...


New Studies in Longevity and Age Extension

Aaron Traywick is the founder at Ascendance Biomedical where they focus on helping people get the treatments and care they need to save their lives. They also specialize in helping fund and facilitate research by taking initial studies off shore before bringing the data back to the FDA. Learn more about this process as well as two studies they're currently working on. He shares some of the results they're seeing and potential for the industry with this particular treatment for longevity...


Daniel Schmachtenberger - Systems Approach to Your Health, Wellness and Business

Daniel Schmachtenberger enlightens us on how to use a science systems approach to our health, wellness and business. Listen in on how human behavior affects the systems we function in every day - economic, social, political and how we can make these systems stronger and more resilient by changing the human body's systems.


Genetics and Genomics - How They Relate to Dietary Patterns

With today's guest Nicola Pirastu we learn the difference between several common genetic terms, how your diet choices may or may not be good for your personal health and how your diet can impact your genes and their expressions. Genetics Vs Genomics The terms genetics and genomics sound alike, and they are often used interchangeably. But there are some important distinctions and similarities between genetics and genomics and how they affect our dietary patterns. But firstly, what do they...


The Father of Gene Therapy Shares What the Future Holds With Genomics

Pioneer in the world of Gene therapy, Dr. Theodore Friedman shares with us today the exciting future of what gene therapy holds. Listen in as we hear how manipulating certain lacking or misbehaving genes from causing disease has been proven in several types of diseases through clinical experimentation and how it will benefit future generations. We discuss whether or not it will be a solution to all disease. What the census is on how fast it will take or the prediction of genomic therapy...


Cracking the Aging Code with Josh Mitteldorf

Welcome back to the Ironman Executive Podcast where today we talk with Josh Mitteldorf, he is both a researcher and science writer. He recently released a book called Cracking the Aging Code which not only transformed my perspectives on aging but will bring awareness and knowledge into your own understanding of aging. Learn the importance of epigenetics in aging as we discuss current research, research that may happen over the short term and long term in the science world in regards to...


The Link Between Stress & Sleep With Dr. Kelly Olson

Today we’re talking to Dr. Kelly Olson, an expert in the area of neuroscience, stress and sleep. We discuss chronic stress and adrenal fatigue, as well as some promising supplements and treatments to support healthy stress response and better sleep habits. Chronic Stress and Adrenal Fatigue We’re all aware of the negative impacts of stress, how it has a huge impact on aging and can create a low-grade inflammatory response that contributes to a high percentage of illnesses. Of course,...


How to Boost Performance, Attention and Cognition with Audio - Visual Entrainment with Dave Siever

Today we’re talking to Dave Siever, an expert on the topics of neuro feedback and biofeedback. Dave discusses the audio visual entrainment (AVE) device – called the DAVID -- offered through his company Mind Alive, and how it can be used to optimize the brain in many different ways. Audio-Visual Entrainment vs. Audio-Visual Stimulation Dave explains how audio-visual entrainment is different from the audio-visual stimulation you’d get from, for example, watching TV, which doesn’t do much...


Resveratrol, Nicotinamide and More Advances in Aging Reversal Research with Dr. David Sinclair

Today our guest is Dr. David Sinclair, who has seen the potential for aging reversal research to revolutionize medicine for the last 25 to 30 years. David explains that, like many children, he was morbidly fascinated with mortality at a young age, but he never really outgrew it. Now he’s determined to make life as long, happy, healthy and productive as possible for everyone on the planet, and also for humankind to be the best possible species it can while having the least possible impact...


How To Combat Diseases of Aging Caused By Oxidative Stress With Dr. Mark Gordon

How To Combat Diseases of Aging Caused By Oxidative Stress With Dr. Mark Gordon Today we’re talking to Dr. Mark Gordon, a physician with over 20 years of experience in clinical cardiology. Dr. Gordon has participated in numerous pharmaceutical and medical device trials, and his passion for prevention has led him to focus his practice on preventative and integrative cardiology. Dr. Gordon is currently focused on the hot topic of NRF2 and how it helps the body deal with oxidative stress,...


How To Differentiate Between Fear and Anxiety with Joseph LeDoux

How To Differentiate Between Fear and Anxiety Today we’re discussing fear and anxiety with neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux, Professor of Science at the NYU Center For Neuroscience. Joseph’s work focuses on the brain functions of memory and emotion, and he is the author of The Emotional Brain, Synaptic Self and Anxious. In our society, three quarters of all medical visits and 60 percent of medical conditions are directly associated with stress. This begs the question: How can we take...


Melanie Weinberger of Wellshift Wants To Create Epic Transformations of Well-Being in the Workplace.

Today we’re talking with Wellshift CEO Melanie Weinberger, who is currently transforming corporate wellness to show people how to create and maintain epic health transformations in the workplace. Unhealthy Effects of the Workplace Melanie spent six years in the world of corporate advertising, and realized that she was depressed for four of those years due to an unhealthy work environment. She realized that the workplace is one of the most detrimental environments to our well being,...


Dr. Ruthie Harper - Skinshift Brings A Revolutionary Approach To The Skin Care Industry

Today’s guest is Dr. Ruthie Harper of SKINSHIFT, a revolutionary skin care product line customized to each individual’s genetic profile. Dr. Harper shares her inspiration for developing a skin care system based on her powerful belief in the impact of personalized medicine. “A one size fits all approach doesn’t apply to skin care any more than it applies to medicine.” Personalized Medicine Meets SkinCare Dr. Harper became determined to find a more functional approach to medicine when she...


Liz Parrish - Extending Health Life Spans Using Gene Therapy

Our guest today is Liz Parrish, founder and CEO of BioViva Science USA, a company committed to extending healthy life spans using gene therapy. Liz shares the advances BioViva has made in gene therapy research, as well as her own experience undergoing one of their pioneering therapies, which may make her the first human GMO. Liz Parrish of BioViva wants to genetically engineer you. Telomere Attrition and the Disease of Biological Aging Liz is a humanitarian who was initially drawn to...


Michelle Ricker - DNA-Based Nutrition and Fitness

Our guest Michelle Ricker is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Health & Fitness Instructor. She is one of the founders of FitNow Health, which specializes in providing DNA-based Nutrition and Fitness programs. She chats with us today about how genetics affects our overall well-being and the benefits of a genomic-based dietary approach. The Genomic-Based Dietary Approach A 2014 study conducted by the European Society of Human Genetics showed that people who followed a diet based on their...


Where Happiness Comes From with Michelle Gielan

Our guest Michelle Gielan is a former national news anchor at CBS. After getting tired of telling negative news stories, she began studying how to deliver negative news in a way that empowers people and helps them see a path forward. What she discovered is that the messages we choose to talk about can transform how people view their world. Dealing with Negative News Maintaining a positive and optimistic mindset in the face of negative news or people is important. If someone is being...


Practical Steps to Upgrading your Brain with D.r Jeffrey Fannin

Our guest this week is Dr. Jeffrey Fannin, an expert in mapping and analyzing the brain. Dr. Fannin holds a PhD in psychology and has over 15 years of experience in the neuroscience field. His research in neurofeedback technology has led to teaching opportunities at Arizona State University and collaborations with West Point Academy and Dr. Joe Dispenza. He is the founder of the Center for Cognitive Enhancement, which has partnered with Thought Genius and is primarily focused on enhancing...


Optimizing Brain Performance

Dr. Dan welcomes Andrew Hill, PhD to discuss the chemistry and electrophysiology of optimal brain performance. Dr. Hill is involved in the company, TruBrain, a nootropic brain enhancing supplement and a researcher and clinician in the field of cognitive neuroscience. So if you are interested in ways to tap into the true potential of your brain, listen in.


Biohacking Skin Aging

In this episode Dr. Dan welcomes another young Russian researcher that is focused on aging. Specifically she is focused on skin aging. Her name is Polina Mamoshina and she works for a bioinformatics company by the name of Insilico Medicine, Inc. Her research fosus is on skin aging biomarkers and photoaging of the skin. We discuss why sunscreen might be a very bad idea, what can we do now to slow or correct skin aging, and what does the future hold for reversing skin aging.