How And Why We Age

Episode 662 30m


Exciting discoveries emerging from the field of aging research are pointing to a radically new approach to how we deal with getting older. Science is getting to the root cause of why aging is often accompanied by a decline in function and decrepitude.

If we understand the why—the root causes and the changes they trigger in our biology, in our interconnected web of molecules and cells and tissues—then we can transform our health and well-being and extend our lives, both our healthspan and our life span. In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I discuss how and why we age. What I’ve discovered has blown my mind and changed the way I approach my own health and the health of my patients. I’ve compiled it all into a new book called Young Forever, which comes out on February 21, 2023. Learn more and preorder the book at


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of The Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: Doing more of the same type of medicine that we're doing, treating individual symptoms, individual diseases with drugs that block or interfere, inhibit some pathway is just a losing cause, right? Welcome to The Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman. That's Farmacy with an F. A place for conversations that matter. And if you've ever wondered how you can reverse your biological age, listen up because I'm going to share with you some exciting tips about what we know about longevity because I just wrote a new book on it called Young Forever out February 21st, 2021. Please go pre-order it right now at But this conversation I'm going to have with you today is going..

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Ep. 662 - How And Why We Age