by Masni Rizal Mansor
Anti-aging medicine has been around for a long time. Lately, however, advances in modern medicine have greatly contributed to this popular field of medicine and several new products and services are available to the general public to help slow the signs of aging and help people cope with the prospect of getting older in a better, healthier way. Anti-aging medicine has certainly come a long way since the miracle drugs and serums of the past, yet those products still exist and people are still buying them.
With medicine as advanced as it is, there is really no good reason to buy a bill of goods that tells you that there are miracle cures and serums to the process of aging. Aging is natural, healthy, and normal for all people. The one thing we, as a human race, have in common is aging. Fighting aging is a normal desire, but it should be considered with a grain of salt and most of all, a moderate attitude as overdoing it is generally harmful and may do more to speed up the process of aging then doing nothing at all.
A broad definition of anti-aging according to most health professionals is anything done to slow or impede the process of getting older. This includes exercising, eating right, and taking medications as well as applying topical solutions and ingesting miracle drugs. The spectrum is broad; there is a normal healthy way to go about it and an illogical way to attempt to fight aging. In the end, the effects of aging are insurmountable and unavoidable.
Good hygiene and taking good care of your body and being safe are the most effective and time-honored methods of anti-aging. The best anti-aging medicine is your own good common sense. Diet, exercise, and stress reducing techniques are also critical to any anti-aging process. Keeping yourself healthy throughout the span of your life is one of the best things you can do to preserve a good standard of living and a healthy life overall.
Anti-aging medicine in a practical sense involves the use of hormone therapy. Basically, youthful hormones replace the older hormones and produce a rejuvenating effect on the body’s cellular compounds. The process can also involve various antioxidants which help the skin to breathe better and reverse the degeneration of skin cells, helping the prevention of wrinkles and other skin problems that come with age. Hormone therapy is just the tip of the iceberg, however, in terms of what anti-aging medicine is available to you!