Saturday, March 06, 2010

Balance your hormones to stay young

Specific hormones' role in longevity and healthy ageing is a hot topic at the moment.

In fact, it formed the basis of key discussions at the recent International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh and the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies Congress.

According to the latest theories, the following hormones may be key to healthy ageing:
1. DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone):
This hormone, produced by the adrenal glands, is the most abundant hormone in the body.

Its anti-ageing effects include: protection against dementias and Alzheimer's, heart disease, breast and ovarian cancer, and osteoporosis (the higher the DHEA levels in the body, the higher the bone density).

2. Melatonin:
This hormone is produced by the pineal gland, which is situated in the brain. Read more...

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