What really causes Aging? Is it just time? Have you ever wondered why some people "look great" and others "look old" before their time? Aging is caused by several factors - including genetics and environment. The good news is that we can combat both with Anti-Aging Medicine!
There are a lot of different causation-theories on Aging. From simply Time and "wearing out" to Programming; or DNA damage; versus Immune system dysfunction and Autoimmune disease cause aging. The truth is probably a mix of all these ideas contributing to aging.
A deeper Look
Can we stop aging?? Not really. However, we can "slow it down", and we can age better, healthier, and stronger. Take a look at the material below, and see how we at Horizon Medical can help.
Mechanisms of Damage
INFLAMMATION IS KEY
Note that inflammation is a key factor in everything here. Inflammation, Mitochondrial damage, and Neurodegeneration all contribute significantly to Aging and disability.
Genetics + Environment
Note the interesting interplay between choices a person makes with their health and environment, and the genetic profile. The Smoking and Stress that inflicts, + the aging process and genetics = COPD, and worsening of Aging-related Pathology.
Aging and Deterioration
See how there are many things that impact aging and quality of Life. At Horizon Medical, we believe we can Affect a number of them, and give all of us the best future possible.
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