January 2024 Over the last several weeks Neurosurgeon and Wellness Expert, Dr. Joseph Maroon has participated and presented at several meeting that have lead to national news articles, Here are a few:
In December 2023, Dr. Maroon presented to the A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine) at their Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Dr. Maroon has been the Senior Vice President of the Academy for over 20 years. Throughout the four days of LongevityFest 2023 meeting, more than 120 acclaimed experts delivered upwards of 200 forward-thinking and thought-provoking educational sessions. Topics highlighted key learnings around longevity, healthy aging, and improving our healthspans.
Here is a Summary of Dr. Maroon’s Presentation: The Genetic Myth of Disease: DNA Is Not Destiny
Lecture: “Modifying Epigenetic Factors to Die Young…As Late as Possible!”
Presented by Joseph C. Maroon, MD
During an eye-opening lecture at the conference, renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Maroon explained that only 10% of disease potential is encoded in our DNA — meaning external and controllable variables shape a striking 90%. These encompass toxins, pollution, radiation, drugs, smoking, nutrition, exercise, stress levels, and more.
While genetic predispositions cannot be altered, epigenetics shows how profoundly gene expression responds to lifestyle interventions. That chronic disease programmed into your genes may not be a fixed sentence if you implement better dietary patterns, stress management, toxin avoidance, and other positive changes.
- DNA is not destiny – up to 90% of disease likelihood is shaped by controllable external factors
- Lifestyle changes like reducing toxins, improving nutrition, and managing stress can dramatically alter gene expression
- Emotional memories develop early in childhood and impact lifetime health patterns
- Epigenetics provides immense hope in preventing and reversing genetically predisposed chronic disease
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Jan 12, 2024 Microsoft Smart – Lifestyle Section – Dr. Joseph Maroon shares his formula for everlasting youth
“In his forties, Dr. Maroon suffered the loss of his father, which triggered a significant nervous breakdown. The tragedy left him in a state of despair, feeling that his life had lost meaning. In search of a distraction, he turned towards sports and found a whole new passion for life. Physical activity served as the catalyst for change. He began with a diet overhaul and after numerous trials, found that the Mediterranean diet, rich in essential nutrients, suited him best.
A sound diet provided the energy necessary for his increased physical activity. According to Dr. Maroon, while running is an excellent sport, he equally encourages other forms of activity such as walking or dancing. Regular exercise—the minimum being an hour a day—is vital. Another critical life component is to eliminate harmful habits. Substance use such as smoking and alcohol consumption are detrimental to health and can lead to numerous severe diseases, mental health issues included.”
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