Presented by Cheryl Burdette, ND
Throughout the life span, gut microbiome follows some predictable patterns, with rapid change from infancy to age three, stability up until middle age, and then accelerated change starting in late adulthood. As the microbiome ages, so do we. When microbiomes change, so does the trajectory of quality of life and longevity. In this talk we will examine the association of various pathogens in the gut and their effect on longevity, as well as signaling mechanisms that are dictated by the microbiome such as activity of transcription factors, interleukins, SCFA, and gut based nitric oxide as it relates to systemic anti-aging. The heart of aging gracefully lies in being a hospitable living condition for the microbiome within.