As an extension of preventive health care, antiaging medicine it is the next great model of healthcare for the new millennium. With early detection and appropriate intervention, most of these diseases can be prevented, cured, or have the downward course reversed.
Anyone over the age of 30 or 40 years know that they can’t perform the way they used to. This is often true both physically and mentally. It’s a real person who can do more or do it better at age 50 then they could at 30 but all do wish for that.
When we break this down in terms of objective science, we can see that as people age, their skin loses its elasticity, there thinking is slower, or memory not as accurate, or the hormone levels have fallen or their aches and pains are more. In short, aging causes measurable changes in people. We now know with anti-aging scientific breakthroughs, many of these functions can be improved and sometimes restored completely – or at least so much that a person at 60 will remark, "I now feel like I’m 35 again!"
If you have had your cholesterol tested, ever taken identical hormones, or have had oxygen therapies then you have experienced anti-aging medicine. 90% of all adult illnesses are due to the degenerative process of aging and mitochondrial decay. This includes heart disease, most cancers, adult onset diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, autoimmune disease, glaucoma, and Alzheimer’s to name a few.