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Tag: Hormesis

Saunas can activate heat shock proteins and may be a potential way to improve health and potentially, longevity.
There are a few reasons to consider including sauna use as part of your personal health and longevity strategy. What is a sauna? The word sauna comes from the Finnish language, and it means an earth or snow pit. While Finnish saunas today are typically log-walled, wooden paneled, or even tiled structures, these modern forms...
Stress
Longevity research should better incorporate the effects of stress on aging, argues professor Elissa Epel of the University of California, San Francisco [1]. She proposes using the concept of stress resilience to capture the differences between beneficial and harmful stress and the multi-level response that mediates the link between stress and aging. Different types of...