Anti-Aging Health Studies

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Ovaries begin to age as women reach their early 40s. This process involves a decrease in the number of oocytes (cells that form eggs) that are produced by the ovarian organs, as well as a decrease in the number of follicles that hold these oocytes. This can increase a woman’s

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become brittle from loss of tissue. This occurs as a result of a decrease in hormones or essential minerals as we age. Dr Stanley Lipschitz, a specialist in geriatric medicine, says menopause and osteoporosis are strongly connected. “Bones are very dependent on

Because teeth are composed of enamel and dentin, caring for them is different from caring for the rest of your body. Although signs of tooth aging and decay can present themselves at almost any time, these concerns do increase with age. Some of the most common ones include: Discolouration Concerns:

With age, our cells change, especially when affected by environmental pollutants and unhealthy diets and lifestyles. This puts us at a much higher risk of serious disease, including breast cancer. Being vigilant to any changes you may experience, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and going for regular screenings will lower your

vaginal steaming

For women having difficulties with stress urinary incontinence, vaginal atrophy, dryness and overall irregularities, there is now an effective and non-invasive solution, with an added bonus of only 5-7 days downtime. As a result of several different factors, including menopause, hormonal changes, drastic weight loss and childbirth, women can suffer

Approximately 360 million people have disabling hearing loss worldwide, according to the Gerontological Society of America. In adults, this condition is defined by thresholds greater than 40dBHL (decibels hearing level) in the better-hearing ear. Hearing loss is associated with numerous health issues, including accelerated cognitive decline, depression, increased risk of

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Foot pain robs you of a vast chunk of your quality of life,” says podiatrist Chris Delpierre from the Sports Science Institute in Cape Town. “Over time, your foot can move out of shape and bones can become more prominent, which can hurt. Feet can lose muscle tone. And if

Younger brain

We are increasingly aware of the physical benefits that are associated with exercise and keeping fit and now research is confirming the crucial benefits it has to your brain’s health as well as the potential to get your younger brain back. Physicist and biomedical engineer, Dr Jason Steffener who works at

Cholesterol | Longevity Live

‘Bad cholesterol’ is not bad after all. In fact quite the opposite. The fifty-year old theory that high cholesterol causes heart disease has recently been thrown out. A group of scientists studied over 68,000 elderly people only to find shocking results. ‘Bad cholesterol’ might actually help us live longer. Science Says

youth

A new study has unveiled the most effective way of slowing aging molecules to date may lie in plant extracts. So nature it seems, may well offer the key to youth. The study published in the journal Oncotarget by researchers from Concordia and the Quebec-based biotech company Idunn Technologies may