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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
No : This aspect of aging is generating intense research, but we have nothing yet. Any internet-hyped wonder drug that you can find is just snake oil, and ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not yet proven: I researched these products & am not at all impressed with telezyme. Telomerance has more impressive hype but they provide zero objective evidence tha ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thelma Jones
57 years experience Holistic Medicine
Aging process: Telomeres are caps at the end of chromosomes/DNA. They shorten with each cell division and that is the process of aging. Telomerase is protein that pr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Telomeres: The question is how to activate telomerase which is the enzyme that adds to the length of telomeres - the protective "caps" on the end of your chromos ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No: The telomeres shorten with age and succesive cell divisions (and chromosomes replications). They do not cause aging per se in us. Rather they shorten ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Kill chromosomes: The telomeres are the material that protect the end of the chromosomes that contain the dna-genetic material. They shorten with age and when they beco ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
One theory: This one biomarker of aging. Other theories include oxidative stress, and other environmental stressors, genetics, etc. Nature(genetic longevity) and ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No benefit: Telomere modification requires dna restructuring which a supplement cannot do. This is marketing with no possibility of benefit. Don't waste your mo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No and no: When some (not all) of our cells divide, the telomeres shorten. However, it is as foolish to attribute the natural aging process to this as it is to f ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Individualize: Everyone is different. All must avoid to much sun exposure everyone must check their skin regularly. Having a mole does not mean it will change to can ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scam: I actually was offered a chance to make money when the telomerase scam came up, the originator knowing perfectly well it was crooked -- then he turned ... Read More
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