Exploring New and Old Health News Today – Anti-Ageing
Many companies are investing in anti-Ageing medications, many cosmetic companies invest in anti-Ageing products. The problem with all this anti-Ageing medication and cosmetics that address ageing by looking at slowing it down is that most of these medications and products is they don’t look at the number one killer in the world ‘heart disease’. If you’re not around to enjoy your youthful looks and slowed ageing process, then what’s the point of taking these amazing products.
What needs to be addressed firstly is the prevention of cardiovascular disease. There are anti-ageing products out there that help prevent both cardiovascular disease and slow down the ageing process.
SPERMDINE despite its name shows promise in both its cardioprotective and lifespan benefits. Spermidine is a natural polyamine that might reduce cardiac hypertrophy (enlargement of the heart) and induces autophagy (the natural, regulated mechanism of the cell that removes unnecessary or dysfunctional components). Autophagy will remove old dysfunctional cells, which has shown to slow the ageing process. Fasting also induces autophagy however in our busy lifestyles we sometimes cannot commit to fasting schedules.
Companies investing in anti-ageing products don’t address the real problem of anti-ageing: disease. Ensuring your diet and fitness is optimal as well as ensuring you keep a check on your health is in order is the key to ageing. Taking spermidine has shown to benefit in anti-ageing by inducing autophagy.
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Haiyan Liua, et al,, 2017. Intermittent fasting preserves beta-cell mass in obesity-induced diabetes via the autophagy-lysosome pathway. Nat Med, VOL. 13, NO. 11.
Tobias Eisenberg, et al, 2016. Cardioprotection and lifespan extension by the natural polyamine spermidine. Nat Med. vol 22. vo 12. vp 1428-1438