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EPIGENETIC ALTERATIONS – Change is Inevitable

Change is inevitable, but your choices can alter the path. Epigenetics…
2021-03-04/by Anil Bajnath

TELOMERE ATTRITION – The Wear and Tear of Our Chromosomal Guardians

We have a sophisticated and specialized part of our DNA that…
2021-02-25/by Anil Bajnath

GENOMIC INSTABILITY – A Root Cause of Aging

We accumulate genetic damage throughout our lives. Let’s begin…
2021-02-17/by Anil Bajnath

EPIGENETICS: The Key to Reversing Your Biological Age

Aging is a leading risk factor for multiple chronic diseases…
2021-02-09/by Anil Bajnath

GUT-BRAIN AXIS: The ultimate communication channel

Ever wonder what causes ‘gut feelings’ and ‘butterflies’…
2021-01-18/by Anil Bajnath

STRESS: The importance of maintaining balance in our lives

Stress is an everyday word that we can all relate to. Understanding…
2021-01-11/by Anil Bajnath

MINDFULNESS: Where science meets meaning

Your purpose and beliefs are a powerful source of motivation.…
2021-01-04/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN, PART 3: THE MECHANISMS BEHIND IT ALL

Understanding how our brains are wired and what keeps them running…
2020-12-28/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN – PART 2: A New Perspective

Cognitive decline does not have to be a consequence of aging.…
2020-12-22/by Anil Bajnath

AGING BRAIN, PART 1: A Cause for Hope

When you are young, your brain has 100 billion brand-new cells…
2020-12-14/by Anil Bajnath

NUTRIGENOMICS – Advancing personalized medicine

As people age, diet and lifestyle play more prominent roles…
2020-12-07/by Anil Bajnath

AMP-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE (AMPK): How to activate lasting energy

We’ve all learned of the importance of exercise to maintain…
2020-11-30/by Anil Bajnath

CELLUAR SENESCENCE: The little known cause of aging

Your health begins and ends with your cells. They are the foundation…
2020-11-23/by Anil Bajnath

BIOMETRICS: PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

Biometric tracking is at the center of personalized medicine…
2020-11-16/by Anil Bajnath

BIOMARKERS: CONNECTING THE MOLECULAR DOTS USING BIOMARKERS

We’ve talked about how your story begins with the fact that…
2020-11-09/by Anil Bajnath

Microbiome

WHAT’S THE STORY WITH YOUR MICROBIOME?



The human microbiome…
2020-11-02/by Anil Bajnath

How We Use Your Genome to Optimize Your Health

Your DNA determines an overwhelming amount of information about…
2020-10-26/by Kelley

Sex Hormones: Not Just for Sex

Evolution has two ultimate goals: survival and reproduction.…
2020-10-19/by Kelley

The All-Important Thyroid Gland and How to Test It

There's a tiny gland in your neck, right below the Adam's apple,…
2020-10-12/by Kelley

HPA Axis and Cortisol

Stress is a strange phenomenon, a signal that indicates to your…
2020-10-05/by Kelley

Hormone Optimization Series: Endocrinology 101

There's a postal service inside of you. A team of messengers…
2020-09-28/by Kelley

Neuronal Plasticity: How Your Thoughts Literally Shape Your Brain

We live in our brains. They shape the way we see the world,…
2020-09-21/by Kelley

The Aging Brain: Neurodegeneration and What You Can Do About It

Your brain is complicated; even scientists don't understand…
2020-09-14/by Kelley

Neurotransmitters: The Chemicals That Run Your Brain

Your brain is a complicated biological machine capable of running…
2020-09-07/by Kelley

Brain Health Series: Structures and Functions

Everything begins in the brain. Hormone production, sensory…
2020-08-31/by Kelley

Stimulating the Parasympathetic Nervous System: An Antidote to Stress

Inside all of us is a complicated system of structures that…
2020-08-24/by Kelley

What’s Your Gut Telling You?: Keeping a Healthy Microbiome

At the Institute for Human Optimization, we take an integrative…
2020-08-17/by Kelley

Epigenetics: How to Control Your Gene Expression

At the Institute for Human Optimization, we take a genome to…
2020-08-10/by Kelley

The “Inflammaging” Phenonemon and What You Can Do About It

If you read our "Hallmarks of Aging" post, you know the build…
2020-08-03/by Kelley

Nature’s Clock: Regulating Your Chronobiome

This week we're delving into one of the essential factors in…
2020-07-27/by Kelley

Cellular Housekeeping: How to Increase Autophagy and Your Healthspan

This week on the Institute for Human Optimization blog, we discuss…
2020-07-20/by Kelley

Why We Get Old: The Nine Hallmarks of Aging

On the Institute for Human Optimization blog this week, we discuss…
2020-07-13/by Kelley

Coronavirus? Anil Bajnath, MD Emergency Room Strategies For Treatments with Dr. Nick

2020-03-18/by Bruce Quiroz