Telomere Test Two Results

Rocky as a Metaphor for my Telomeres

Regular readers know that I set up ReversingMyAge.com as a vehicle by which to chronicle the events associated with my year long quest to reverse my biological age by lengthening my telomeres.  My eagerly anticipated second telomere test results finally arrived from Telomere Diagnostics.  As I walked into my apartment, I tossed the unopened package …

Taping My Mouth Shut Before Bed: Not As Crazy as Seems

Don't be a Mouth Breather

ReversingMyAge.com is a great source of unusual and often fascinating material ideal for first date conversations.  Running, cycling, and lifting weights are fantastic subjects to discuss and intermittent fasting along with high intensity interval training are especially hot topics.   Do not, however, under any circumstances whatsoever, discuss this particular post.  Make no mistake, if you …

Sleep More; Live Longer

Inadequate sleep is associated with short telomeres.

Some of the worst disasters in human history are attributable to sleep deprivation: the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island, the 1986 nuclear meltdown at Chernobyl, the 1989 devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, and two recent railroad disasters.1   Sleep loss is a menace to public safety because drowsiness slows reaction time just as much …