Particular efforts are being made to learn more about possible life
prolongation and more attention is being given to . Premature ageing diseases (,
Werner syndrome, Senescent accelerated mice), animals genetically modified
by insertion or inactivation of genes (transgenic animals) and in
vitro cell cultures allow identification of several mechanisms involved
in life extension. Increased capacity to resist oxidative stress is
There is compelling evidence that can lead to better health
and longer life in laboratory animals.
Equilibrated diet is a source of ,
and naturally occurring anti-oxidants.
The unbalance in the dietary supply of sugars, proteins, and lipids
may initiate major health problems including obesity, coronary heart
disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure, stroke, gout,
and gall bladder disease. In old people a lack of vitamins causes
You can test your own sugar .
Antioxidants are natural substances that may help prevent ageing-related
fight ROS and can prevent partially ROS-initiated diseases. Some antioxidants,
such as the enzyme , catalase, glutathinone peroxydase are produced in the
body. Others come from food.
With age, the efficiency of antioxidant enzymes declines and ROS
induced damage increases. To compensate for
antioxidant enzyme failure, food supply in antioxidant is necessary.
The best way to get antioxidants is and vegetables rather than by taking vitamin pills
but more research is needed before specific recommendations can be
You can perform a
(HRT) can ease symptoms of menopause and protect
against risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis.
However, all treatments related to hormone replacement should be
undertaken with caution since several side effects may be observed.
is not inevitable. Some simple devises may help to keep the memory
intact: writing things down, always putting frequently used items
in the same place, repeating information that one needs to remember
over and over again, making associations and relying on situation
to trigger the memory (for example, leaving an umbrella by the door).
You can have
Memory test :
Shock wave remote;
Social impact of an ageing
Physical exercise is essential for a successful ageing. It helps
to keep cardiovascular fitness reduces risks of osteoporosis and increases
the sense of equilibrium
An ageing population certainly has an impact on society. The presence
of an increasing number of old people may provoke by generating competition between the young and old for
a limited amount of resources, (economical, ecological, ,
This tension may compromise the intergenerational equity and the .
In order to deal with an ageing population and create an ageing " ", it is necessary to constantly review and
revise social systems relating to employment, pensions, medical care,
welfare, education, social involvement and living environments so as
to adapt them to an ageing society. To
this goal, both national and local governments, as well as corporations,
local communities, households and individuals, must co-operate.