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Why Do I Age?
You may be blessed with great genes. You may eat properly and try to exercise regularly. But eventually the aging process will begin to overtake you. Aging is an intrinsic process that actually begins after you reach your sexual maturity. After that, nature is not as concerned about protecting your body and ultimately your mind. There are several things that happen to advance your aging process. At Anti-Aging & Vitality Centers you can take steps to neutralize the process by slowing, stopping and even reversing many of the negative effects of aging and truly regain your Health from the Inside Outsm.

What About My Hormones?
Hormones are the most influential natural chemicals in your body. They carry messages to your organs and bodily systems telling them when and how to operate. Hormones give you the ability to protect your mind and body. They keep your skin and bones and overall health strong. In essence, they help to keep you young.

Hormones guide nearly every function in your body. Many of these are beneficial hormones like melatonin, important for restful deep sleep, HGH or Human Growth Hormone for repair and rebuilding, your sexual hormones - estrogen, testosterone and progesterone, which give you your femininity and masculinity, and thyroid hormones, which allow you to efficiently burn your fuel and produce the energy for everything you do every moment of your life. The fact is that when your hormones decline rapidly your aging process advances rapidly, too.

When Do My Hormones Decline?
Contrary to popular belief, your body slows the production of some vital hormones fairly early in life -- even as early as your teen years. For example,

  • Melatonin production can start to decline by age 15.
  • Men can begin to lose testosterone production at a rate of 1%-2% per year from age 25.
  • Women, on average, begin to lose vital health protection around the age of 45 to 50 when their estrogen production falls.

And... the not always positive Cortisol, actually continues to increase due to stress leading to increased fat, loss of muscle mass and damage to the nerve and immune system function. By itself, this significantly accelerates your aging process.

What are those pesky Free Radicals?
You have probably heard about free radicals. These are molecules made from electrons which leaked from oxygen in our cells. These molecules are nasty renegades that begin to damage your DNA, proteins and lipids by stealing more electrons from other cells. The result is a serious increase in aging, Alzheimer's disease, heart and vascular disease and cancers.

Exercise itself, which burns even more oxygen, can increase free radicals. And you can bring on even more with smoking and attacks on your body from toxins in the environment.

Even though your body has its own defense with its own anti-oxidants, there is much more you can do to slow your aging process from free radicals. Anti-Aging & Vitality Centers can help you!

How About My Diet?
Are you still eating too much sugar, soda pop, and junk food? Well, you may not have cared in your teens and twenties, but you may have brought on high levels of insulin which can lead to insulin resistance. All of this is a major contributor to accelerating your aging. We can show you what you can still do to slow your aging process by eating better for a healthier, longer life.

Does The Environment Accelerate My Aging?
You are constantly being bombarded by chemicals and elements in the environment which, over time, can cause many serious health problems. Lead, aluminum, arsenic, mercury and other "heavy metals" contribute to disorders and diseases and accelerate your aging process. We will show you how to detoxify your home and yourself for a longer healthier life.

Does Exercise Really Help to Slow Aging?
Over 50% of the US population is overweight. Exercise is one real key to strengthening your bones and increasing your lean muscle mass. Exercise has been shown to improve your mood and mental attitude and help you to stave off cardiovascular disease, cancer, and the aging process itself. However, most of us do not know how to properly exercise to maximize the real benefits and minimize the detriments. Let Anti-Aging & Vitality Centers show you how to maximize your exercise program.

These and other factors work against you in the aging process. But it does not have to be that way. You can now take advantage of the joys and benefits of experience, memories and hard won wisdom. Now more than ever before, you can enjoy yourself for decades to come. You can safely and effectively improve your physical and mental health with physician supervised bio-identical hormone balancing, effective fitness, detoxifying your home and yourself, and following a reasonable nutritional health. Failing physical and mental health is not what we want in our 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond. Real health, long life, feeling and looking great is what we want for ourselves and our families.

Over the past 50 years great advances in endocrinology and immunology have lead to a revolution in how medicine looks at and treats us as we age. Long believed to be the inevitable beginning to the end, we can now apply much of the research from many prestigious institutions to slow, stop and even reverse many of the negative physical and mental effects of aging.

Hormones are the powerful messengers of your Central Nervous System released into our blood to tell our organs how and when to function. As you age, hormone production decreases and results in the deterioration of physical and mental capabilities. But it does not have to be this way. Bio-identical hormones are molecule for molecule identical to your own. Under a trained physician's guidance, the proper use of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) can properly balance your hormones to restore your health and allow you to look and feel great.

What Can You Do About Aging?
By having your blood chemistry, lifestyle, and hormone levels carefully assessed, you can begin the initial steps to take control over your hormonal and metabolic health. Anti-Aging & Vitality Center physicians only prescribe safe and effective bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). Your bio-identical hormones are made on the prescription of a medical doctor in a special pharmacy and these hormones are made just for you -- identical to your own. Coupled with a proper diet and carefully selected, high grade supplements that help you combat the oxidation in your body, you can dramatically improve your Health from the Inside Outsm.

Take the first step to you own healthier, longer life - to looking and feeling great. Call Anti-Aging and Vitality Centers today to schedule your appointment at 1.800.599.7820.

What is Anti-Aging Medicine?
Anti-Aging is one of the newest specialties in medicine. At Anti-Aging & Vitality Centers we have the greatest respect for your aging process. It is those who are aging who tend to be the wisest about the important things in life. But, it is also the aging who, until now, suffered the most from the deterioration of their bodies and minds.

By our 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond, much of your hormonal production has begun to sharply decline. Hormones are those most important natural messengers telling our organs and systems how and when to function at peak performance. Without them our body and mind falls into a fast decline.

With advances in the practice of anti-aging medicine, we are able to take more control over the negative effects of aging on our body and mind.

Come on a medical adventure with us to a life of great health, vitality and longevity. Look and feel great! Call us today. And be sure to take the free anti-aging survey on this site.

What are Bio-Identical Hormones?
There are several important hormones you may receive while an Anti-Aging & Vitality Center patient. These are known as bio-identical hormones. Those are essentially molecule for molecule identical to your own hormones. These hormones cannot be purchased from a regular pharmacy or produced by a pharmaceutical company. They are compounded specifically for each individual patient in a special pharmacy. Anti-Aging & Vitality Centers can assist you in slowing, stopping and even reversing many of the negative effects of aging and truly regain your Health from the Inside Outsm. Call us today to see how you can experience Health from the Inside Outsm with safe and effective treatments from our medical staff.

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