Monday, March 25, 2013

Increasing telomerase to save you from stress

Increasing telomerase to save you from stress: It seems that humans have, throughout their life history, suffered from a lot of stress. First there were lions and tigers and bears, then there were other humans with pointy metal objects, and now there are deadlines and traffic jams and bankruptcy. Stress, even the kind of stress many of us deal with nowadays, can be rough on the body. It can produce depression, anxiety, increased sensitivity to illness, and it even can shorten your life expectancy. None of these are good, and many of them are related to cell aging and death. But our bodies do their best to work around these negative effects. And one new way? Extra telomerase. [More]