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GrowsOnGraves t1_j7ci2ac wrote

In my husband's family no man has made it to 60 (in at least 3 gens as far as I know) because of heart issues. My father in law was still body building at 55 and had a heart attack. 70 isn't so bad


Notyit t1_j7cv2m9 wrote

Did they go on any medication from doctors


GrowsOnGraves t1_j7cvpg9 wrote

None of the ones I knew. My father in law was super healthy


BraneCumm t1_j7einia wrote

I don’t mean to argue ^(but I guess I’m kinda going to) but if he was a body builder was he really that healthy? Body building puts a lot of strain on your body


MLD802 t1_j7evpwa wrote

Whaddya mean anabolic steroids in large doses for years is totally safe


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Robenever t1_j7e14k6 wrote

I’m 34. I lift. Have lifted since I joined the military. Stopped and started several times over for months to years. You just kinda do it, cause it’s what you’re use to. I Can definitely see myself lifting 20 years from now. I mean.. I’ve already done it for 17.


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Shot-Donkey665 t1_j7ccxc2 wrote

Yep,all in their mid 70s.. I figure that's my lot too.


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Shot-Donkey665 t1_j7ceh47 wrote

I do eat very well, in part because I have IBS , I also swim up to 5 days a week for an hour. I just had a cholesterol check and that's good. I also recently had a ECG, resting heart rate is between 61-64bpm which is good for someone in their 40s. Blood pressure is very good, too.

I went through commando training in my 20s but had a hiatus for about 10 years of little to no exercise due to wrecking my hips and back in the Corp. Hence, I swim and not run.

I'll just have to see how my body holds out. Knowing my mid 70s might be my lot is comforting to a degree.


Lalidie1 t1_j7d6c57 wrote

Have you tried looking into your gut bacteria? They can worsen your heart health and it worries me due to your ibs. I wish you health and good luck!


Shot-Donkey665 t1_j7d73gj wrote

I take a supplement of beneficial gut bacteria. I considered this too, great minds alike and all dat jazz


Squirrel_Whisperer_ t1_j7exuen wrote

Look into bpc157 and tb500. You inject both. They have been life savers. You can get a combo vials at some places. Both are amazing at healing muscoskeletal issues, healing organs, reducing inflammation all over the body, neuroprotective, etc.


tnnrk t1_j7ep93f wrote

Thanks for confirming I’m not crazy.


Agitated_Narwhal_92 t1_j7e98mb wrote

My husband's side of the family has pretty bad cancer history. His grandfather died of Lung Cancer at 75, one uncle died of sudden stomach pain (after suffering most symptoms of stomach cancer ) and the other uncle died of liver cancer. Neither uncles made it to 60. Both had bad addictions towards alcohol and tobacco. Not sure if it's the gebes or their lifestyles. My husband doesn't regulate his eating habit, eats out at every chance, preffers sugar, refined flour etc over whole grains. We are both I our early 30s (I just turned 30 and he is 32) but I get sleepless nights thinking what if my husband gets it. I would need this gene for him!


AnonymousPussyNommer t1_j7f7exa wrote

For me it’s cancer, like bruh if everyone has this medical problem stop having kids damn


Shot-Donkey665 t1_j7f7i0w wrote

The women in my family live forever. It's just us fellas. Thankfully, I have 2 daughters


scrapper t1_j7d7fzc wrote

Surely this gene slows aging effect rather than rewinding them?


Nyrin t1_j7dbuv8 wrote

Sometimes. "Aging" is a remarkably complex set of processes and still in its very early stages of being properly understood. Some causes of aging, when treated and addressed, really do "reverse" apparent age — in reality, this is addressing flaws in replication process and moving that function back towards normal, but from the outside it does appear that the new tissue is functionally "younger" than the old.

One special case (telomerase deficiency) induced and exercised in mice:

Everything in your body (almost) is continuously replacing itself at various speeds. If there's a problem that's causing replicated cells to behave as if they're more degraded ("older") than they otherwise would be, then treating that and having the next replacement round be more functional than its precessor is effectively "reducing age" as an apparent and functional measure.

If the source cells have accumulated replication errors or otherwise been intrinsically "damaged," however, you need much more intensive and hitherto "exotic" treatments to make all the trillions of pieces of "future human" to look and act younger than "current human," and "slowing aging" is a lot more readily attainable in those circumstances.


SerialStateLineXer t1_j7e4iax wrote

> The Bristol team, led by Professor Paolo Madeddu, has found that a single administration of the mutant anti-aging gene halted the decay of heart function in middle-age mice. Even more remarkably, when given to elderly mice, whose hearts exhibit the same alterations observed in elderly patients, the gene rewound the heart’s biological clock age by the human equivalent of more than ten years.

That's where "rewind" comes from. It restored cardiac function in elderly mice when administered late in life.


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Suldand1966159 t1_j7fblbx wrote

The latest science would disagree I think. It's more about epigenetic expression. Environment seems to play a greater part than genetics. Studies on twins have borne this out.

Sure, inheriting great genes is at definite advantage, but even those so called unlucky ones, can still manifest how the epigenome expresses their genes in such a way as to affect their lifespans substantially. Witness the studies done on identical twins with different lifestyles.

That's my overly worded way of kindly saying that you're not quite right.


uberneoconcert t1_j7di4lo wrote


It even makes words grow more slowly


jlynne58 t1_j7e5k9u wrote

Is it believable? Do you believe it? To me it feels like the latest, the greatest, the newest, and the soundbitiest nonsense du jour'.


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geockabez t1_j7bvwvy wrote

Yeah but what if I don't want to live a long life?


Solid-Brother-1439 t1_j7c7u1w wrote

But I should also say that if you are fighting depression you should seek help my friend. I know I have. It doesn't really solved any of my problems but it sure helps me keep going.


Fyren-1131 t1_j7cl810 wrote

i tried to find courage for therapy for years. in my third session my therapist gave up and now i dont really know if that did more damage than good.