Proper Nutrition to Keep You Youthful

We must not forget that as we begin to mature and grow in age, our ability to appear young and the feeling of youth will involve a lot more factors besides Human Growth Hormone (HGH), although HGH can be the most important part of anti aging. In order to achieve this, exercise, selecting the right …

9 groups of organic ‘super foods’ you need in your anti aging diet

I have always been a great fan of organic foods and antioxidants. But I never actually took organic foods seriously unless I read some studies highly advocating their use and I promised myself two things that day. First, I would make the most of my knowledge and I would try to implement that into my …

AGE-RELATED ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC CHANGES

The endocrine and metabolic control systems offer many of the greatest opportunities for preventing disabilities associated with aging. Thyroid disease is common and often undiagnosed, but early detection and treatment can prevent unnecessary disability. Diabetes mellitus is extremely common, and normalizing blood glucose levels reduces its devastating vascular and neurologic complications. Hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism …

Sexuality and aging

A comprehensive national survey of sexuality has never been done for any age group. Therefore, the nature and frequency of sexual activity among the elderly, including its association with marital or health status or any other variable, is unknown. Available data consist of the important but now historic and limited Kinsey studies (1948 to 1949), …