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Anti-Aging

Anti-aging is a treatment to delay or stop the aging process. While several procedures can help avoid the aging process, it is important to consult with a physician to make sure you are doing what is best and safest for you.

There are many signs of anti-aging such as: 

  • Wrinkles 
  • Sun damage 
  • Loss of bone structure 
  • Gravity 
  • Cognitive Decline 

While anti-aging is not fully reversible as it is a normal part of life, it is possible to slow it down naturally and help eliminate and reverse age-related diseases by implementing certain habits like: 

Eating a healthy diet

We are all aware that eating a healthy diet can help you live longer and prevent age-related diseases like dementia. Eating a healthy diet can lower the risk of being diagnosed with diabetes, heart disease, brain disorders, and many other medical conditions. Eliminating processed foods, high sugar foods, and foods high in saturated fats will help you be healthier and decrease the risk of aging at a faster rate. 

Keeping the body in movement

Exercise is important to improve health, especially when partnered with a healthy diet. Studies suggest that older adults who participate in an exercise regimen that includes both aerobic and resistance training may have improved cognitive function. Exercise may also protect against the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (De la Rosa, 2020). No matter what type of exercise works best for you it is important to keep moving your body. 

Engaging in healthy relationships 

Research has shown that marriage and committed, romantic relationships that are nurturing and compassionate have powerful positive effects on one’s physical and mental health. Having an attentive, affectionate, and helpful partner can assist in living a happy and healthier life. Happiness in a partner exudes a positive attitude and outlook on life. 

While anti-aging is not fully reversible as it is a normal part of life, it is possible to slow it down naturally and help eliminate and reverse age-related diseases by implementing healthy habits. Avoid going without sunscreen,  eating processed foods, or smoking to decrease the opportunity of drastic effects on your appearance and overall health. 

If you are interested in learning more about anti-aging, click here to schedule a virtual Comprehensive Health Assessment with Dr. Tawainna Houston.

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De la Rosa, A., Olaso-Gonzalez, G., Arc-Chagnaud, C., Millan, F., Salvador-Pascual, A., García-Lucerga, C., Blasco-Lafarga, C., Garcia-Dominguez, E., Carretero, A., Correas, A., Viña, J. and Gomez-Cabrera, M., 2022. Physical exercise in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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