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Can a telomere be repaired?

Elissa Epel, PhD, MS
Integrative Medicine
Telomeres (strings of DNA that protect chromosomes) shorten due to stress. the enzyme telomerase can lengthen them again. In this video, Elissa Epel, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, explains.

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