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  • 1. Dr Ling Sien Ngan Anti Aging, Aesthetic Medical Practitioner
  • 2. Theories of Ageing
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Faculty of Communications, Health & Science
    • Post Graduate Study in Andrology & Mens Health
    Ee 5 December 2004
  • 3.
    • Every single day, as we age , more and more people are dying of cancer, or simply of old age
  • 4.
    • Are you doing something about it?
  • 5. Lowel Anti Aging + Aesthetic Clinic , SS2 ,PJ
  • 6. Mission:
    • to enhance QoL
    • through comprehensive & integrated
    • anti aging & aesthetic healthcare services.
  • 7. Anti Aging & Aesthetic medical practitioner 1. Anti Aging medicine 2. Mens health & Andrology 5. Cosmetic surgery 4. Cosmetic Dermatology 3. Holistic complimentary medicine Aesthetic / External Anti aging
  • 8. 1) Anti aging medicine
    • Balanced diet
    • Nutritional supplementations + antioxidants
    • Detoxification ( chelation, colon hydrotherapy, FIR sauna, ozoniser okamizu
    • Correct, moderate exercise.
    • Weight management
    • Syndrome X + Mx of chronic deg dse -CDD
    • Osteoporosis
    • Bio identical hormones
    • Occupational health noise , chemical
    • Stress Mx: relaxation meditation , yoga
    • Chemoprevention & cancer
  • 9. vs Wellness Industry Sickness Industry Anti Aging Medicine is Even here can still anti age !
  • 10. Visible Oxidation damage in action
    • Free radical damage/oxidative stress, same process causing:
    • -Iron to rust
    • - Cut apple turning brown
    • -Underlying initiator of diseases, e.g.:
    Pigmentation, wrinkle repairable by cream CAD Multiple sclerosis Cancer Alzheimers dementia Stroke Macular degeneration
  • 11. Theories of Ageing
    • Biologic, epidemiologic, + demographic data an attempt to identify a cause or process;
    • Ageing: an extremely complex, multifactorial process;
    • Different theories not mutually exclusive;
    • Definition of ageing: open to various interpretations.
  • 12. Summary of Presentation
    • Life span and Life expectancy.
    • Definition of Ageing.
    • What causes ageing?
    • Clinical approach to ageing.
  • 13. Theories of Ageing
    • Life span and Life expectancy.
    • Definition of Ageing.
    • What causes ageing?
    • Clinical approach to ageing.
  • 14. Life Span
    • Maximum life span is the theoretic species specific, longest duration of life, excluding premature unnatural life.
      • Jeanne Calment, died July 1997 at age of 122.
    Lowland gorilla: 47 yrs Horse: 35 yrs American hookworm: 15 yrs Earthworm: 6 yrs
  • 15. Life Expectancy
    • Life expectancy is the average number of additional years expected for a member of a population, regardless of cause of death.
  • 16. Theories of Ageing
    • Life span and Life expectancy.
    • Definition of Ageing.
    • What causes ageing?
    • Clinical approach to ageing.
  • 17. What is Ageing?
  • 18. Ageing vs Senescence
    • Senescence:
      • deteriorative processes that constitute natural causes of death.
    • Ageing:
      • processes of accruing maturity with the passage of time, including...
    George Martin. In: The ageing process, 1984
  • 19. Ageing vs Senescence
    • Positive aspects like:
      • - becoming wiser
      • - mellow
      • - evolution of life style
    just like wine, improves as it ages but not as it senesces.
  • 20. Stages of Lifespan
    • Prenatal life
    • Birth
    • Postnatal life
      • neonatal
      • infancy
      • childhood
        • early
        • middle
        • late
      • adolescence
      • adulthood
      • senescence
    • Death
    • fertilisation-10months
    • birth thruweek 2
      • 3 wks - 1st birthday
        • 2 - 6 yrs
        • 7 - 10 yrs
        • prepubertal
      • 6 yrs following puberty
      • 20 - 65 yrs
      • from 65 yrs
    Ee
  • 21. What is Ageing?
    • A ubiquitous biologic process, characterised by a progressive, inevitable evolution and maturation until death.
    Ee Susan A Gaylord, Mark E Williams. In: Geriatrics Review Syllabus, 1990
  • 22. Theories of Ageing
    • Life span and Life expectancy.
    • Definition of Ageing.
    • What causes ageing?
    • Clinical approach to ageing.
    Ee
  • 23. Ageing Process
    • primary ageing
    • secondary ageing
    Ee True primary ageing is an ongoing normal process.
  • 24. Environmental hazards
    • Ionising radiation?
    • Pollutants?
    • Chemicals
    • Diet?
    • Ambient temperature?
    • Diseases?
    Ee
  • 25. Theories of Ageing
    • The scientific study of ageing has been an odd mixture of the accumulation of mountains of dismal evidence that shows that almost anything you can think of goes wrong with age, and proposals of simplistic theories that try to explain ageing in terms of single processes, ranging from defective testicles to shortened telomeres.
    Ee Brian Charlesworth, an evolutionary biologist
  • 26. Theories of Ageing
    • Research in ageing:
      • Traditional gerontologist