Ratio of elder population to general population is ever increasing. Figures pertaining to hospital admission and medical expenditure for geriatric chronic diseases brought anti-aging to forefront in developed countries. It is noticed that medical expenditures made for preventing diseases are far less than expenditures made to treat medical conditions and thus, a significant saving is achieved in state economy.
Geriatric chronic inflammatory diseases are as follows: Diabetes mellitus, Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and osteoporosis; those conditions can be prevented by decreasing development of inflammation and formation of free radicals and enhancing cellular energy synthesis based on anti-aging approaches and by diagnosis conditions early and starting treatment thereof immediately based on screening programs.
What kind of a treatment is anti-aging?
Anti-aging can be regarded as a type of preventive medicine. All measures taken to prevent negative consequences of aging are included in anti-aging therapies. Anti-aging principally deals with following conditions:
* Hormone diagnostics and therapy
* Nutritional arrangements
*Risk diagnosis and counseling (Genetics)
* Fit body
* Stress management
* Medical cosmetics
What are main functions of anti-aging therapy?
Since anti-aging therapy is a modality that is applied to avoid negative consequences of aging, it is inevitable that it is a personalized treatment. Anti-aging principally aims stop aging and delays aging process based on personalized methods. Basic approaches in anti-aging therapy are as follows:
* Supplementing anti-oxidant, mineral and other vitamin deficiencies
* Hormone replacement (growth hormone, estrogen, etc.)
* Personalized ANTI-AGING diet
* Exercise program
* Skin care and cosmetic surgery
What are causes of aging?
Three main reasons of aging are as follows:
* Free Radicals
* Decreased hormone levels
* Unhealthy Living