Healthy Longevity

February 16, 2018
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD

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People are living longer lives than in the past. With the aging of the baby boomers, the percentage of people older than sixty- five will comprise more than 22 % of the population by 2030. Unfortunately, age-associated chronic diseases and conditions are increasing just as fast. It is not likely that there will be a single scientific breakthrough that will extend our life expectancies. Rather Dr. Giuliano believes that life extension will be through a series of small steps including small hermetic challenges to positively tweak our metabolic functioning in a positive direction One such tweak is caloric restriction, intermittent fasting. Others include small exposures to other stressful situation such as cold and exercise

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Susan Downs, MD

Susan Downs, MD

Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.

Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.

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