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Open Minds: Advances in Longevity with Dr. Ed Park (October 2015)

Season 5, Episode 46
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Dr. Ed Park conveys detailed information about the cutting edge of longevity studies including advancements in telomerase and adaptogen research. Aging is just one disease but it has many faces. To counteract these faces many supposed cures have been created, but do not seem to work. As research into longevity continues, a fundamental change in how we think about physiology and maintaining health and wellness is beginning to unfold which holds great promise to slow or halt the aging process. This interview with Regina Meredith was originally webcast October 1, 2015.

Dr. Ed Park, MD, MPH, author of Telomere Timebombs: Defusing the Terror of Aging!, is a telomere and telomerase expert and founder of Recharge Biomedical. He graduated with honors from Harvard University with BA in Biological Anthropology and received MD from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His MPH came from Columbia University, School of Public Health, in 1993.

Regina Meredith
Dr. Ed Park


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kent1935, posted on December 17, 2015

Dam, I wish she would shut and stop interrupting Dr. Park.

catherinejsidoti, posted on October 18, 2015

This is fascinating, telomeres is a subject of uncovering longevity markers and who knows what will be uncovered.

echome56, posted on October 6, 2015

Truly an amazing subject. That said, it really is "OVER priced" for the average person. What a shame too. Dr. Park sounds like he is correct with all of his research......he needs to be more of a champion to getting the price reduced to something an average person can manage. Regina, "fantastic" interview as always.

jbrand1997, posted on October 5, 2015

Several years ago I went to a conference featuring the latest in DNA research. At that time, it was newly discovered that, over time and after many cell divisions, the telomerase at the ends of the DNA strands eroded and it was thought to cause aging. Anything I can do to slow the process, even if it is just a full night's sleep, would be well worth it. I am not a doctor so I cannot speak to the long-term effects but from a biologic standpoint, I can't find anything wrong with the concept or the stimulation of the creation of telomerase.

tlgipp, posted on October 2, 2015

Loved the show and was not surprised but disgusted that the FTC is seeking legal action over Dr. Parks for his work. I'm glad he has a donation website on his youtube channel to support a legal defense. The government must be stopped from trying to block us from being healthy on our own accord.

dragonwchimes, posted on October 2, 2015

I loved the interview with Dr. Park and the information is great! I checked out his website, but when I saw the cheapest product which is the low dose option, one bottle of TA-65 90 capsules, one capsule per day $1200 USD for the bottle. They don't carry the trial offer anymore......okay, that is more than my monthly mortgage. Being in Canada, well my dollar is only worth .75 cents US. Self employed artist that I am, well...way over my meager budget, so I'll just keep up with my healthy lifestyle and diet! :)

SuzannaB@Gaia, posted on October 2, 2015

While still not affordable to all, the research of longevity is advancing and we think Dr. Park's work and information is important. We hope this science will keep advancing so that the supplements become more affordable in the future.


yvan.mcgregor12, posted on October 2, 2015

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abby6, posted on October 2, 2015

TA-65, 90 Capsules - 250 units, $98 for a starter bottle. There is another brand (I am going to try) for $40 if you are an Amazon "prime" member. Most customers liked it, one man in his 50s had adverse intestinal pain and cramps. All reported better sleep. The average customer review for these products is 4 out of 5. Not for the poor but not only for the wealthy either. Plus there is nothing that says one needs to continue to take it, if not jump starting an almost dead body it prevents dis-ease.

Cannabis kills cancer. It might be $200 an ounce at a dispensary but in my state any adult can now grow it in our backyards, legally, up to six large plants.

Honey prevents heart valve failure. Manuka is not cheap either, but a few spoonfuls every day and the angina I had went away. It is a permanent cure, as well, once the heart valve heals it stays that way. Since both my parents died of heart valve failure, investing $30 for a small jar and eating less of everything else is worth it for me.

Staring at the sun improves eyesight. That one is free but you have to give up some of your "scheduled" activities and be flexible enough to catch the sun when it is out.

Sleep makes you live longer. Go figure. He's not the first person to say so, I've seen old women say the same, they live a calm life, sleep a lot, sit in the sun avoid conflict and they last.

The doctor does not look or act like a stereotypical 47 year old and in a way he's humble. He's not pushing it so much as trying to paint a truer picture of dis-ease which holistically explains the many faces of aging. How much energy in the form of fear/hope, money and time have we spent as a species on doctors, counselors, drugs, surgeries and the like? Is it worth it? Only you can answer that question. Those things that work are never advertised or covered by Obamacare, I noticed.

spiralsunc, posted on October 3, 2015

Georgia O'Keeffe lost her eye sight by following the advice of someone who looking at the sun would keep her eyes healthy.

abby6, posted on October 3, 2015

I do not see any evidence for this statement. I have had 100% positive results from staring at the sun up to an hour a day every day and I do not and will not ever believe fear mongering such as what you posted unless there is proof of sun causing her blindness. I see no proof. There is plenty of evidence that staring at sun and nude bathing cures and empowers. What are you afraid of? Have you TRIED it?

spiralsunc, posted on October 1, 2015

The secret to longevity is buy my product for $200-600 per month! Just trade in your car if you can't afford it? I feel like I just spent my time on an infomercial.

frankiebear, posted on October 1, 2015

According to the Recharge Biomedical website where Dr. Park's telomerase activator is for sale, a single bottle of this product is a whopping $600. The "full dose" option, which is "recommended," costs $4000 for a six month cycle, and that includes a savings of $100 per bottle (

To me, that is incredibly expensive for a supplement or drug or anything nonessential. I was surprised about the price because Regina's comments seemed to suggest that the cost had come down from the $200-$900 per month a typical patient paid for the product when it first came to market. The recommended dose is $666.66 per month, and that is if you can afford to pay for six months up front to trigger the discount.

Dr. Park seems like a nice enough person, smart too, and I look forward to seeing more research about this product to see how well it works. At that price, I would have to be very sure it worked before giving it a try. I would then need to fast for a month to afford it. Of course, by that time the fasting would have made me lose 25 pounds anyway and I'd have enough longevity benefits from the calorie restriction that I might not need it anymore.

chemical_bacon, posted on October 1, 2015

I really enjoyed Dr. Park's interview with Regina. What a wealth of information he provided on advancements in longevity. What I liked most about Dr. Park was his open-mindedness and his obvious modesty, speaking in regards to his brilliance.

If the theory he presents can be actualized to its highest potential; who knows what it will bring to our world directly and indirectly. Much more time to live happier and healthier lives? Perhaps, greater advancements in other equally important areas of life. I personally believe that it will.

I also liked how he looks beyond just the physical structures of the body. In his interview with Regina Meredith; he adds aspects of wisdom teachings from other cultures, beyond what is found in the reductionist realm of science.

I'm looking forward to learning more from Dr. Park's research. Thank you Dr. Park for the work you do. This has given me greater excitement about living longer, becoming healthier, and seeing greater advancements in my life time.

Thank you Regina. It's great to watch these awesome interviews and all the brilliance you bring as well.

“Endless effort, endless humility, endless modesty.” ~Rain

abby6, posted on October 2, 2015

Well said. Regina is very modest as well.

bvb10, posted on October 1, 2015

I saw evidence of semen collection for life extension at Luxor Temple and wrote a blog about it.
Beata aka Tinfoil Hat Lady

Puptart, posted on October 1, 2015

The topic of Longevity isn't one of my favorite interview topics, but Dr. Ed Park has changed that. Great interview and love Dr. Park's presentation of himself and his area of study.

Thank you, again, Regina, for an outstanding interview!

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