Some Facts about age we all must know because all of us will age and face it’s pleasant and unpleasant consequences. For more than 50% of us the first symptom of heart disease is sudden death 35% of people reading this may have hormonal imbalance and 25% of people reading this may die of cancer. Many people beyond 50 years of age develop some degree of dementia and this may develop into Alzheimer’s disease.
A lot of this scan be prevented by making use of the latest research and practice of medical science. All of us age in many different ways. Some age gracefully with minimal problems and diseases, but for many ageing is not pleasant as they have to deal with many physical and mental problems which surface during the 4th and 5th decade and beyond. Modern medical research tells us that the reason for this is the age growing sedentary lifestyle and the changing in the human diet over the last 50 years.
We don’t die of old age, we die from a host of degenerative disease. The consumption of refined carbohydrates, processed food and fast food raises insulin level which results in storage of fat, obesity and silent inflammation which hastens cardiovascular diseases cancer, Alzheimer’s etc. It is basically cause of physical degeneration and ageing itself. Increase in refined carbohydrates consumption will also increase the generation of free radicals, oxidation stress and formation of advance gyration end products affecting the skin, making one look older than his/her actual age.
We will now discuss ageing and how medical science can best deal with it.
Anti-ageing medicine is the newest and fastest growing specialty of medical science which deals with making you not only look younger but feel younger than your actual age. This specialty is already well established in type western world and the gulf countries and has acquired significance around the world. The average age is going up and people are living longer.
However at the same time many are affected by diseases such as heart ailment, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, arthritis and many more which effect people from the age of 40 years and own wards. This takes the fun out of longer living as one lives with problems, difficulties and handicaps.