Since the beginning of time, human beings have tried, by all available means, to prolong life, dedicating great efforts and enormous resources to this end throughout history.
But recently we have managed, with a scientific basis and extensive verification, to set our biological clock back. And this is the goal of Anti-Aging Medicine: to delay the signs of aging and provide the tools, solutions and attitudes necessary to ensure that the individual’s quality of life remains at an optimal level, despite their chronological aging.
Purpose of Anti-Aging Medicine
The purpose of this area, anti-aging medicine, is to slow down the aging process and reactivate health potential, not only by preventing or reversing early aging after the diagnosis of its causes, but by naturally stimulating and rebuilding the metabolic processes and systems necessary in each particular situation, with the aim of enjoying this stage of life with health and vitality, avoiding diseases and foods that lead to aging.
Why do we age?
Aging is a physiological process that deteriorates the functions, organs and tissues of the body. It is slow and inevitable and begins to be noticed generally after the age of 35, characterized by a longer recovery time after physical exercise, loss of muscle and bone mass, the appearance of arthritis, hormonal deficiencies, diabetes, arteriosclerosis and diseases heart, etc.
It does not appear in all people at the same age or at the same speed. It is worth differentiating chronological age, which is marked by date of birth, from biological age, which depends on each person, their attitude towards life, their risk habits and a genetic component that is not yet properly understood.