Sunday, July 27, 2008

10 Visible Signs Of Ageing - Are you having any of them

- Eyes
When they aged ?40 & above
The lens of the eyes hardens and the muscles used for focusing weaken.
Age related eye problems like cataract, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

- Ears
When they aged? 60 & above
Degeneration of sound receptor hair cells in the inner ear.
Problems occur hearing problem

- Hair
When they aged? Anytime after purberty, 30s or even earlier for appearance of white hair
Problems occured like male pattern hair loss. This condition occurs when hair follicles are sensitive to presence of male hormone, testosterone and can be a heredity problem. White hair also starts cropping up when one ages.

- Teeth
When they aged? 40 & above
less saliva will be produced when we aged and saliva helps to remove bacteria. Teeth and gums become more susceptible to decay.
Problems like gingival recession, loss of bone.

- Facial Skin
When they aged? 20 & above
Production of collagen and elastin in the skin decreases with age, resulting in skin losing natural elastic recoil and bounce. Blood vessels decrease in density and skin takes on a yellowish hue. Less sweat and oil is produced and making skin drier. Fine lines and wrinkles start to show and skin sag.

- Breast
When they aged? 35 & above
Glandular tissues in breast is broken down due to hormonal changes and is increasingly replaced by fat and fat are actually softer which can contribute to sagging of the breast.

- Body Skin
When they aged? Mid 20 & above
Just like facial skin, body skin lose collagen and elastic fibres.
Problem like age spots, wrinkles may appear.

- Veins
When they aged? 45 & above
Varicose and Spider viens develop in legs with age. Weakened veins are unable to transport blood back up the body to the heart and blood pools in veins. Pregnancy can also add alot of stress to the veins making it obvious.

- Bones
When they aged? 30 & above
Bones deterioriate and lose calcium as you aged. Bones also shrink and we may lose height.

- Butt
When they aged? 35 & above
Butt became flabby, creating a saggy bum as you aged. More exercises should be done to improve this area.