How To Optimize Brain Health For Longevity

Episode 550 38m


Losing our memories and the things that define us is one of the scariest things someone can face. Preserving, supporting, and even strengthening brain function is crucial to optimal aging. This is why, in today’s episode, we explore the underlying cause of brain dysfunction, the fascinating link between your gut and your brain, and steps you can take to keep your brain in tip-top shape. You’ll learn how to prevent cognitive decline and optimize your brain function.

In this episode, I’ll be featuring an in-depth discussion on brain health from my Longevity Roadmap docu-series. In this series, I am joined by my colleagues at The UltraWellness Center: Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD, Medical Director and Physician; Todd LePine, MD, Physician; and George Papanicolaou, DO, Physician. To get all of my longevity tips, sign up for my weekly Longevity newsletter at


This episode is brought to you by Rupa Health, Paleovalley, and Vuori. The Doctor’s Farmacy podcast works with a select group of sponsors to allow for ongoing production and allow it to be zero-cost to anyone who wishes to listen to and watch the podcast.

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Dr. Mark Hyman: (00:10) Today we're going to discuss one of my favorite topics, brain health. Now, when you ask most people what they fear when it comes to aging, pretty much everyone says the same, they're scared of losing their executive function, their ability to think, and remember, their ability to focus and stay energized. In short, they're afraid of losing their minds. We can get a new knee, even a new heart or kidney, but we cannot get a new brain. Well at least not yet. Dr. Mark Hyman: (00:37) When we talk about healthy aging, we have to discuss brain health. Currently one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer's or dementia. Over five million Americans are struggling with Alzheimer's and changes can be found in your brain..

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Ep. 550 - How To Optimize Brain Health For Longevity