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Why does our body deteriorate as we age? How does that actually happen?

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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
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In brief: Several theories

Most common theories include accumulation of damage; buildup of mutations; as cells divide, telomeres (the ends of chromosomes); get too short to protect the chromosomes.
Protect yourself by eating wisely, exercising protecting your skin, staying busy with things that interest you, getting enough rest and stimulating your mind.

In brief: Several theories

Most common theories include accumulation of damage; buildup of mutations; as cells divide, telomeres (the ends of chromosomes); get too short to protect the chromosomes.
Protect yourself by eating wisely, exercising protecting your skin, staying busy with things that interest you, getting enough rest and stimulating your mind.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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