In this piece, renowned cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn shares what you need to know about your endothelium for optimal health. If you’re interested in learning more, check out his mindbodygreen class, Everyday Hacks for Long-Lasting Health: How to Eat, Move & Live for Longevity.
The joys of distant memories. In fifth grade, I was overweight and ran the slowest 50-yard dash ever recorded at Stevenson Elementary School. I was also fond of pointing to exposed skin and saying “your epithelium is showing,” years before I knew I was headed for a career in medicine. Fortunately, I had a few good traits, too, and I didn’t alienate everyone that year (including a cute classmate that I have been married to for over 35 years).