aging brings with it myriad types of problems in the body. There is more sensitivity to cancer with age. It is due to metabolic processes, cell repair and elimination of defective cells decreases. Musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, sexual and endocrine organs also function at lower than optimal levels.
With aging is a significant reduction in muscle mass and strength. Spinal discs become thinner, cartilage and joints begin the process of degeneration. The tissues are less elastic making the person less flexible and mobile. Aging is a loss of height and increased fracture. Arthritis is very common ailments associated with aging leads to more joint wear.
aging also cause the nervous system to be affected. Nerve sensitivity and transmission decreases brain mass reduction in our volume, our reflexes slow, and there is a measurable reduction in learning ability and memory. Senility can be caused by decreasing nervous system function and the impact of reduced traffic. There is a 20% chance at the age of 65 contracting TSE diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Aging causes energy metabolism rate and thyroid hormones function to reduce reduces the overall energy level. Reduced insulin sensitivity and pancreatic deficiency lead to diabetes. Body fat percentage including visceral usually increases with age. Men find their sex drive has decreased because of the amount of sex hormones have dropped. Women may suffer from osteoporosis due to lack of progesterone and estrogen. Both men and women can develop arthritis, cancer, heart disease, or stroke.
In short, our ability to work best in the world deteriorates and our minds and bodies slow. This is like our biological clock ticking slowly in silence.