Tag Archives: Aging

Guys, Exercise Will Boost Your Aging Hearts, Testosterone Won’t: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2021 — Testosterone levels tend to fall in older men, but a new study shows that exercise — and not supplemental testosterone — is the way to rejuvenate the aging male heart. Australian researchers found that without exercise, testosterone replacement therapy offered patients no improvement at all in cardiovascular health. But exercise… Read More »

Melatonin: Is This Natural Hormone One of the Keys To Slowing Brain Aging?

Melatonin is best known as a sleep hormone because of its action controlling the circadian cycle. But melatonin also has antioxidant properties, and may have an important anti-aging role. A recent study looked at artificially aged mice to determine the effects of melatonin on aging.  Such mice are used as a model to study the… Read More »

Your Iron Levels Could Be a Key to Slow Aging and Long Life

Iron is an essential nutrient, integral to hundreds of biological functions including oxygen transport, DNA synthesis and energy metabolism. Almost every cell in your body contains iron.1 Plants, bacteria, animals and even cancer cells cannot survive without it.2,3 Plants use iron to make chlorophyll, while animals and humans need it to make hemoglobin, a protein… Read More »