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February 27, 2018

Telomeres and Aging

We take our youth for granted much of the time we are experiencing it until things deteriorate and we experience Fat deposits, aches and pains, fatigue and a lack of vitality that are all typical symptoms of ageing, We all know that correct diet, exercise and stress management can reduce the signs of aging.

But did you know about telomeres and the enzyme telomerase which were genetic material discovered in the 90's that scientists have found its the lenghth of telomeres that affect our aging process?

Telomere length offers unique information about an individual’s cells.
Telomere length reveals how your cells are ageing. Telomeres by definition are sections of genetic material found at the end of each chromosome whose primary function is to stop chromosomal “fraying” when a cell replicates. The best visual you can align with this definition is a plastic tip similar to that on the end of shoelaces. These protect the lace from fraying prematurely. A telomeres job is to sa...

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