Sense an Elusive Threat-(Now Old Age Has Nowhere To Hide)
Keywords:Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease. Cytokine dysregulation, Tauopathy, Gerontology,
The only thing that comes uninvitedly is old age. A life-threatening condition. Sense an elusive threat. A controversial life. Now old age has nowhere to hide.
In fact, advancing age is the major risk factor for a number of chronic diseases in humans. Aging is a major risk factor for most common neurodegenerative diseases, including mild cognitive impairment, dementias including Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease, and Lou Gehrig's disease. Wear and tear theories of aging suggest that as an individual age, body parts such as cells and organs wear out from continued use. Wearing of the body can be attributable to internal or external causes that eventually lead to an accumulation of insults which surpasses the capacity for repair. Due to these internal and external insults, cells lose their ability to regenerate, which ultimately leads to mechanical and chemical exhaustion.Old age refers to ages nearing or surpassing the life expectancy of human beings, and is thus the end of the human life cycle.
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