Wikipedia defines aging as – The process of becoming older. In humans, aging represents the accumulation of changes in the human being that over time that can encompass physical, psychological and social changes. To me aging affects all aspects of our biological systems that over time makes them less efficient.
THE EMPHASIS OF ANTI-AGINHG MEDICINE IS TO IDENTIFY THE VARIOUS PROCESS /MECHANISMS/ALTERATIONS THAT MAKE US AGE AND TO DEVELOP INTERVENTIONS THAT CAN SLOW THIS PROCESS AND MAKE US AS FUNCTIONAL AND PRODUCTIVE AS WE CAN WE GROW OLDER.
Current theories of aging at the cellular level generally revolve around two themes.
- Aging is programmed
- Aging is accidental