In this episode, we spoke with Dr. Dalal Akoury, MD, an anti-aging medicine doctor with 40 years of clinical experience combining modern, traditional, and alternative medical methods to optimize longevity, health, and well-being. Dr. Akoury shared some surprising facts about how daily stress can affect our genes and sex hormones and emphasized the importance of a holistic, personalized approach that considers the unique way your body responds to stress.
Learn more about the connection between chronic, emotional and psychological stress to our health, lifespan and longevity.
The truth is that no one is immune to the physical effects of stress. Pushing yourself too hard will take a toll on your body, and eventually you’ll pay the price.
In fact, if you want to increase your health span, there’s no getting around managing the different stressors in your life. A regular stress management routine is just as crucial for anti-aging as nutrients and movement.
Dr. Carrie Lam, MD
Addressing the Most Overlooked Pillar of Anti-aging
Psychological stress is a main factor in all the leading causes of death and the underlying cause of many chronic diseases.
This is why if you’re interested in longevity, it’s crucial that you pay attention to the different sources of stress in your life.
Dr. Valencia Ray, MD
The Mind-Body-Spirit Approach to Longevity
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