Anti-aging/Integrative/Functional medicine are championed by a particular group or loose coalition of interests. Anti-aging research refers exclusively to slowing, preventing, or reversing the aging process by means of lifestyle changes, nutraceutical and hormonal management, along with pharmaceutical to reduce the risk of chronic disease. Anti-aging also management the progression and, in some cases, reverses chronic disease through lifestyle approaches and preventative therapies.
Anti-aging medicine means the early detection, prevention, and treatment of age-related diseases. This is a proactive approach to health versus a reactive approach to addressing disease processes.
Anti-Aging Medicine Slows Down the Aging Process
Your biological age is not the same as your chronological age. In unhealthy people, the biological age is often measured to be much higher than their real age. Conversely, healthy people are often seen as much younger than they actually are. Anti-aging medicine focuses on slowing down the biological aging process by treating and preventing age-related disease on the molecular and cellular level.