Is CMV a prime mover in human aging?

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In this interview with Dr. Joe Rafaelle, he explains the critical role of CMV in the aging of the immune system. As you immune system ages, it depletes your stem cell reserve. As you stem cell reserve depletes, you run out of life expectancy and health from the loss of your body’s “charge”.


For a more complete explanation of the relationship between aging and immune deficiency, watch this podcast that I created comparing AIDS with aging (another acquired immune deficiency syndrome).



There are many articles you can find by searching for cmv and immune senescence. I truly believe this is one of the critical means of aging, like driving with two feet would wear out your car brakes sooner.

For an interesting article by Dr. Rafelle on how TA-65 was associated with improved immune aging profiles in CMV positive individuals, read this article:

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Ed Park, MD

Ed Park, MD

I graduated from Harvard with honors in Biological Anthropology prior to earning my Medical Degree and Masters in Public Health from Columbia University.In 2007, I became the nineteenth patient to sign up for the use of a herbally-extracted telomerase activator.
The results were so positive that I founded Recharge Biomedical Clinic in 2008 and have since become the leading medical expert in this exciting new field of regenerative medicine.
I won The Houston Film Festival Award for my screenplay about Hypatia of Alexandria.
In 2013, I wrote and published "Telomere Timebombs; Defusing the Terror of Aging"
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Ed Park, MD

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