A Blueprint for Anti-Aging

A Blueprint for Anti-Aging

The idea of a fountain of youth has long captivated human imaginations. Its earliest mention is found in the 5th-century BCE writings of Herodotus. The most famous version involves Puerto Rican Governor Ponce de Leon, who sought fabled waters on the island of Bimini. 

Today, we understand what happens biologically to our bodies as we age, and our fountain of youth lies in scientifically-backed interventions. Many factors, including diet and lifestyle, can affect the aging process

Additionally, research has uncovered ways to replenish vital nutrients that naturally decline in our bodies over time. Let’s look at how combining these approaches could keep you looking and feeling younger for longer.

5 Lifestyle Choices To Slow Aging 

First, let’s look at some things you can do right away to prevent early aging.

1. Diet

Inflammation and oxidative stress both contribute to aging. Decrease these by cutting calorie intake by 10-25% and switching to a high-anti-inflammatory diet of fish, whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

2. Exercise

Thirty minutes of exercise per day keeps muscles and cognitive functions strong. It also lowers your risk of age-related diseases.

3. Sleep

Quality rest helps our brains and bodies repair down to the cellular level. According to the National Council on Aging, regularly getting six hours of sleep or less can lead to dementia and stroke-related brain changes, even as early as middle age.

4. Stress

Stress can damage DNA in cells and accelerate your biological age. High stress is also associated with heart disease, which can reduce your lifespan significantly.

5. Smoking

Smoking is one of the biggest lifestyle choices that accelerates aging. It causes premature wrinkles, poor circulation and increasee blood pressure. According to the National Library of Medicine, quitting smoking can reverse this acceleration. 

How Hormone and Vitamin Therapies Can Slow Aging

Some aging characteristics occur naturally over time. Addressing these changes can help slow the body’s aging process.

Hormone Decline

Over time, your body slows its production of many hormones. This decline affects dozens of bodily functions, from appetite to libido to mood. 

A proven anti-aging treatment is to restore hormones to optimal levels through hormone replacement therapy. These treatments keep your body functioning more efficiently and keep your immune system stronger for an improved quality of life. 

Vitamin Deficiency

As you age, your body doesn’t absorb vitamins as well as when you were younger. This nutrient deficiency often accelerates other health issues, such as memory loss, balance and mental health, which impact biological age. 

Vitamin treatments can boost your overall health and slow aging. Treatments can include vitamins B and D, magnesium, calcium and potassium.

Talk to an Anti-Aging Specialist

At Balance Hormone Center, we specialize in anti-aging treatments for men and women that leave you feeling healthier well into your twilight years. 

Our caring team of physicians can identify the changes contributing to a more rapid aging cycle. We’ll then devise a treatment program to restore your systems to greater balance. Contact us today to learn more.

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