Category Archives for Aging

Senolytics, an Anti-Aging Technology

A new class of compounds known as senolytics may revolutionize anti-aging medicine. These compounds target and selectively remove senescent cells, which may be a prime cause of the aging phenotype. Senescent

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Metabolic Syndrome Promotes Chronic Disease

Metabolic syndrome is the most insidious promoter of chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer, in the U.S. and much of the world today. If you avoid metabolic syndrome, you’ll greatly decrease

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Ketones Protect Arteries

The health of arteries is vastly important for aging and prevention of chronic disease, most notably coronary artery disease, and it’s also important for the health of organs such as the kidney and

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The Anti-Aging Blueprint

I’m proud to announce the launch of my new course, The Anti-Aging Blueprint Masterclass. Are you worried about an older age filled with chronic disease? If you follow mainstream health advice, your

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Why Stress and Recovery Are Essential for Long Life

Stress and recovery are essential for long life and good health. While we usually think of “stress” as something bad, that really only applies to chronic stress. Certain acute stresses lead

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Why a Low Insulin Lifestyle Is Essential for Health

As you age, you have an increasing susceptibility to chronic disease, and much of that is due to insulin resistance and increased insulin levels. Insulin and heart disease What’s the real cause of

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Could the Health Benefits of Moderate Alcohol Consumption Be Due to Its Bactericidal Effect?

Note to the reader: I published this piece recently elsewhere, but since it probably won’t be seen by many people, I’m publishing it here. Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with better

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Your Life Expectancy May Be Greater Than You Think

Your life expectancy may be greater than you think, among the reasons the fact that you read this website. And that’s not only or even mainly because of the information I’ve written about –

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Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease with Rapamycin

Alan S. Green, M.D.  is one of the nation’s only doctors who practices anti-aging medicine using rapamycin. Dr. Green has expanded his practice into the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease,

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When to Collect Social Security Depends on Your Life Expectancy

One of the decisions one must make as one ages is when to collect a pension, such as Social Security in the U.S. Since we’re all about anti-aging and lifespan here at Rogue Health and Fitness, I

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Will Viagra and Cialis Extend Lifespan?

Viagra and Cialis, and a third, lesser known drug, Levitra, are used to treat erectile dysfunction. Use of these drugs is associated with a lower risk of heart attacks, and can be used as therapeutics

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Strong Bones Improve Brain Function and Slow Aging

Strong bones are usually thought of in the context of osteoporosis, the pathological thinning of bones in old age. Osteoporosis can be fatal, since it leads to hip fractures, a large fraction of which

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What an Amish Mutation Can Tell Us About Long Life

A new study found that people with a relatively rare mutation live longer than those without it. The mutation was found among the Amish people in Indiana, and what this mutation does says a lot about what

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Dietary Protein Strengthens Bones

Osteopenia – a decrease in bone mineral density – and osteoporosis – the pathological loss of bone density – are common debilities in old age, and sometimes even in not so old age.

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Obesity and Aging Are Linked

A just published paper makes the case that carbohydrate restriction with high-intensity interval training is the optimal combination to treat metabolic disease. Let’s take a look at why this combination

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Do Calorie Restriction, Fasting, and the Ketogenic Diet Have the Same Anti-Aging Effect?

Calorie restriction (CR) is the most robust and effective life-extension intervention known, and intermittent fasting shows great promise in life extension as well. (I’ve written extensively about

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Dietary Carbohydrates Promote Aging

Dietary carbohydrates are usually thought of as healthy or at worst benign, and current dietary guidelines suggest eating plenty of carbohydrates, especially grains. But are carbohydrates really healthy

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The Current Prospects of Extending Lifespan

I’ve written extensively on anti-aging and life extension, and I’ve put into practice many of the methods I’ve written about. Yet, what are the current prospects of extending lifespan?

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