How do we age ?

You know you’re getting older when everything hurts, and what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work! (George Burns, centenarian comedian)

Generally speaking, aging is directly related to the loss of homeostasis, of adaptability when faced with more and more frequent attacks. This begins with DNA and ends with very poor quality proteins, causing visible damage at the molecular, cellular, tissue and finally clinical level, when it becomes visible to the naked eye!

Two organs in particular age very visibly: facial skin and the brain, and aging is particularly harmful for one function: the immune system.


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