Episode - Reverse Aging and Optimize Hormones with Dr. Florence Comite

EPISODE 128

Reverse Aging and Optimize Hormones with Dr. Florence Comite

“Most things are reversible if you’re willing to put in some effort.” – Dr. Florence Comite

When we invest in our health, it pays off in spades. By diving deep into your family history and genetics and committing to the foundations of good health, like exercise, sleep, and stress management, you can preserve your health and reduce the impact of aging on the body.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution, and it’s not about perfection. The key is to recognize the individual needs of your body and use that to inform your choices moving forward.

Today, I’m joined by precision medicine expert Dr. Florence Comite to explore the topic of healthy longevity and hormone optimization. Florence is world-renowned for her expertise in predicting, preventing, and reversing chronic disease and the disorders associated with aging.

In this conversation, Florence and I discuss the importance of personalized healthcare, the role of data in creating individualized health plans, how genetic testing can be used to tailor health recommendations, critical biomarkers of optimal health, the intricacies of hormone optimization, how we can be proactive in managing our health, the use of precision medicine to improve health outcomes and reverse aging, and more. Enjoy the episode!

 

About Dr. Florence Comite & Groq Health

Dr. Florence Comite is a clinician-scientist and innovator in the field of precision medicine. She is world renowned for her expertise in predicting, preventing, and reversing chronic disease and the disorders associated with aging. In 2005, Dr. Comite founded the Comite Center for Precision Medicine & Health, where she practices a clinically proven, academic approach to personalized healthcare, structured as a clinical trial and Groq Health, a mobile app with science-backed, AI- and ML-based systems to identify treatment and lifestyle changes to reverse and prevent the diseases of aging.

Groq Health is a revolutionary new app currently in beta testing that delivers personalized precision medicine to reverse biological aging. The application offers Dr. Comite’s patients highly personalized healthcare that interprets their genomic, metabolic, phenotypic, and digital health data into individualized action plans. The AI-powered app is being developed with the intent to expand the impact of precision medicine and empower people to take control of their health.

 

During this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Florence’s journey from conventional medicine to precision medicine and individualized care
  • Why Florence was drawn to research, especially in the area of healthy longevity
  • Understanding what precision medicine is and the importance of marrying data with the personal health story
  • How understanding our health can help prevent chronic disease and reverse aging
  • The relationship between genetic predispositions and diet and lifestyle on health
  • Supplementing with vitamin D and K2 for calcium balance and bone health
  • The top five most critical biomarkers for your health
  • Optimal ranges for fasting glucose and insulin
  • Testing the impact of food on your sugar levels
  • Recognizing that diabetes is a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism
  • Using continuous glucose monitors to track individual responses to different foods
  • Optimal ranges for free testosterone in men and women
  • The role of testosterone in muscle development and weight management
  • How Florence approaches hormonal optimization to maximize benefits and limit risks
  • Using hCG to stimulate testosterone production and fertility in men
  • Testing thyroid function and why TSH should not be used alone as a marker
  • Variations in thyroid symptoms and their relationship to hormone levels
  • Why it’s crucial to test antibodies in suspected cases of autoimmune thyroid conditions
  • How you can get on the waitlist for the Groq Health app

 

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