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Anti Aging Medicine
We're all in the biz: All physicians are in the business of "anti-aging", that's what we do! Everything we teach you and prescribe to you is meant to either make you more comfortable or prolongue your life. Anything else outside of the "satndard of care" is generally quakery and expensive snake oil. Don't waste your money, find a doctor you trust and take their advice. ...Read more
A growing speciality: Anti aging medicine is really based around the goal of keeping individuals as healthy as possible. Not simply treating them when they are sick. This means paying particular attention to the current state of our health and how to make it better. Also look at less invasive ways of managing a person's health. It is fascinating. ...Read more
How is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics? Is anti-aging medicine (aam) different from geriatrics?
Nutrition: Aam deals with biochemical aspect understanding of nutritional issues/deficencies of each medical condition. Geriatrics deals with prevention, promotion, preservation and independence but little training on nutrtional management. Both aam and geriatrics do manage what we call successful aging. ...Read more
What are the best anti aging medicines besides good balanced diet lifestyle yoga meditation exercise. Any specific supplements or medicines?
Home tip To glow skin and anti aging, what type of medicine we should take to get glow n all protein and vitamins After age 30?
Be healthy: You'll see a million of different tips and plans for "anti-aging". But in the end, there is a reason so many exist, because nothing stands head and shoulders above the rest. Your best be is to live healthy. Sleep well. Eat well, avoiding processed foods and focusing on veggies and fruits. Don't smoke. Minimize alcohol. Avoid washing too much or harsh cleaners. ...Read more
Would take a book:
So if you are interested would suggest a live consult.
However, one new product category, Nrf-2 activators, are very promising because they turn on your body's own genes to produce the anti-oxidants you need to fight the damaging effects of free radicals and pollutants you are constantly exposed to. And actually the best source of these is...home grown broccoli sprouts! So not even expensive! ...Read more
Never too young...: Anti-aging medicine is the effort to slow the detrimental effects of aging. This is done through a healthy diet, exercising, avoiding harmful behaviors like smoking, and yes there are certain products which will promote healthier aging: skin creams, supplements, anti-oxidants, etc. You are never too young to start, though most do not consider this topic much before 30 - 35. ...Read more
Please have: Some one who is at least age 16 post this for you. One must be at least 16 to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
It depends.: It is the increase in oxidative stress, from medical or mental stress that produces free radicals that make us age. Taking medications to treat medical and mental illness helps decrease the stress caused by disease but there are also side-effects from the medications which can create a different kind of stress. A new product called protandim seems to reduce oxidative stress. ...Read more
Healthful foods: I don't like the term anti-aging, as nothing stops aging, but a healthy diet will slow the aging process. The foods considered best for this are organic fruits & vegies, spices, nuts, seeds & healthy protein sources. Just as important is avoiding foods that accelerate aging, esp. Sugars, processed grains & fried foods. I would choose organic foods when possible, esp. If you eat meats/eggs/dairy. ...Read more
Healthy food: Focus on a colorful plant based diet. Eat lean proteins. Stay hydrated. Avoid alcohol and nicotine containing products. Be careful about focusing too much on superfoods. They are obviously fine to incorporate but don't get so caught up in making them the majority of your diet. ...Read more
EASY: NONE. Such a thing does not exist except in the claims of unscrupulous people who prefer to be con men rather than work for an honest living. They prey on gullible people eager to buy miracles. DON'T BE A SUCKER. Whenever you see "all natural" or "herbal" or "homeopathic" or "amazing! " you will know for sure it is a scam. ...Read more
None: They have not made such a product. Nutritional anti-oxidants are real and popular, but overall, I think that good living practices - food, rest, activity level, companionship, interests - all of good quality and all in moderation are probably the best ways to feel and look as young as you can. Some aging patterns are inherited, but living well is always a good idea. ...Read more
Whole and Organic: The best anti-aging foods are whole foods; meaning they come from nature and are not processed. They don't contain sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, preservatives, dies, chemicals, artificial colors and are devoid of pesticides and other toxic chemicals. Best are organic. Stick to vegetables, the more color the better, whole grains but no wheat product, lean protein lagumes, fruits, nuts and seeds. ...Read more