The Surprising Key To Longevity

Episode 711 20m


Relationships are truly at the core of a long and healthy life. The longest-living and most joyous people in the world all share one common trait: a sense of community. When we have a tribe to lean on, it gives us a sense of belonging, connection, and worth outside of ourselves that can open up a wealth of possibilities for us.

In today’s episode of my series I’m calling Health Bites, I talk all about how the strength of our connections with others is the number one key to our longevity.


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Narrator: Coming up on this episode of the Doctor's Farmacy. Dr. Mark Hyman: Our thoughts, our beliefs, our relationships all drive real changes that we can measure in our gene expression that can [inaudible 00:00:10] inflammation, stress hormones. So for example, you're having a conversation with somebody, if it's a loving, connected, intimate conversation, your anti-inflammatory genes will turn on. Welcome to Doctor's Farmacy. I'm Dr. Mark Hyman. That's Farmacy with an F, a place for conversations that matter. And if you want to know what works better than exercise, diet, meditation, pretty much anything else in determining the quality and the length and the health of your life, you might be surprised by what it is. It's relationships. And today we're doing a special feature of the Doctor's Farmacy..

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Ep. 711 - The Surprising Key To Longevity