The Critical Factors of Healthspan and Lifespan
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November 20, 2018
→ Join us on Patreon ← Dr. Peter Attia, MD is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice that focuses on increasing healthspan by minimizing the risk of chronic disease and preserving quality of life. Peter trained for five years at Johns Hopkins in general surgery and then spent two years at NIH as a surgical oncology fellow. He has since been mentored by some of the most experienced and innovative physicians and scientists in the US and Canada. On this podcast Dr. Tommy Wood, MD talks with Peter about the critical components of lifespan and healthspan, including the factors he has identified as most important. They also discuss the controversial role of statin medication and take a close look at the necessity and sufficiency of risk factors for atherosclerosis. If you want to learn more about Peter’s work, he has a blog, a podcast and an active social media presence. Here’s the outline of this interview with Peter Attia: [00:00:35] Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. [00:04:01] Eddy Merckx. [00:04:16]…