Stopping the Clock

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Basic Health Publications, Inc., 2003 - Health & Fitness - 625 pages
With medical information doubling every three and a half years, life spans of 110 to 125 years may soon be a reality. Physicians Ronald Klatz and Robert Goldman, pioneers in this brave new world of anti-aging medicine, combine cutting-edge research and the latest medical breakthroughs on longevity, with practical ways for integrating this information into your daily life-how you can live it longer, better, and healthier-to create the most comprehensive book on life extension in print today. This book will give you a clear understanding of the biological processes involved in aging, the ten key body systems where decline first begins, and the culprits largely responsible for tipping the clock: vitamin and mineral deficiencies and diminishing hormone levels. Learn how to weigh the pros and cons of hormone therapy, naturally stimulate your hormone production, replenish your nutrient stores, strengthen your immune system, nourish your body, burn fat and build lean muscle, revitalize in your sleep, and maintain a youthful mind and spirit. Featuring a longevity test to identify how old or young you really are, and the personal life extension programs of more than two dozen anti-aging specialists, The Anti-Aging Revolution is the essential resource for anyone who wants to learn how their bodies work, how they age, and what they can do about it.
 

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Contents

Who Wants to Live to Be 150?
7
Theories on Aging
17
The Ticking Clock Top Ten Biological Processes That Decline in Aging
31
The Fountain of Youth Human Growth Hormone
59
The Grace Factor Adrenal Hormone DHEA
85
The Wonder Drug Melatonin
101
The Females Monitors Estrogen and Progesterone
117
The Male Motor Testosterone
137
Secrets of The Immortals
417
Sleep The Revitalizer
425
Mind Over Matter Antistress Tips for AntiAging
435
Skin Your AntiAging Survival Suit
451
Emerging Environmental Hazards
477
Personal Secrets of Longevity
489
Arrival of the TripleDigit Life Span BiotechHuman EnhancementAugmentation
509
The Longevity Test
519

The Regulator Thyroid Hormone
153
Vitamins CoVitamins and Cofactors
167
Minerals
203
Amino Acids
227
Additional CuttingEdge AntiAging Nutrients
259
The LongLife Diet Nutrition for Longevity
353
Detoxification Basics
381
for Longevity
391
Glossary
533
Toward Extending and Enhancing the Human Life Span
545
AntiAging Resources
555
The American Academy of AntiAging
567
References
569
Index
603
About the Authors
619
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Ronald M. Klatz, M.D., D.O., is a leading authority on maximum human performance, advanced biotechnologies, anti-aging medicine, and aging-related diseases. He is president and cofounder of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and is board certified in family practice and sports medicine, and by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Klatz holds academic, clinical, or research affiliations with Oklahoma State University, Tufts University, and the Central America Health Sciences University. He is the author of numerous books, including Grow Young with HGH; has served as the senior medical editor of Longevity magazine and as a contributing editor to the Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics; has been a respected consultant to the U.S. Congress and the General Accounting Office; and is a popular lecturer and television guest.

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