Q&A 6/8/23 COVID and Cognitive Health


00:00 Introduction

06:15 COVID and the aging brain

08:04 British study found that the original virus can impair cognitive ability in a way equivalent to making the brain age by two decades.

13:12 COVID, memory, genes and epigenetics.

17:01 Published article Nature Reviews Genetics, ‘people age and have more senescent cells, there are characteristic changes in the methylation status of human DNA.’

19:49 Senescence

21:37 Traditional Chinese medical idea of the five phases

25:48 Study: DNA methylation analysis, epigenetic age, stress, illness, and meditation.

30:34 Benefits of meditation

34:11 Acupuncture and meditation

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Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, is an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, functional medicine, writer, teacher, and leader in the community.

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