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Retinol is a topical retinoid from the vitamin A family which has powerful therapeutic potential in the management of aging skin.
The shedding of dead cells on the skin’s outermost surface is a normal process that results in the younger cells underneath the surface. In the process, the skin looks and feels soft, smooth and supple with each shedding. However, the skin requires assistance to facilitate the process, which is achieved through exfoliation. Simply put, exfoliation
I recently had the good fortune to be briefed on COGMED by Nerida Saunders at Solstice – Mind Matters. COGMED has made a breakthrough discovery that individuals can train and improve their working memory, a key function of the brain that allows individuals to store and manipulate information for brief periods of time. COGMED state
Skin care products abound in the market from cleansers like washes and scrubs to moisturizers for the face and body. It is probably moisturizers that garner the most attention since these skin care products have the potential to restore moisture to the skin and, in the process, make way for suppler, softer and smoother skin.
We’ll all experience some decline in our in our cognitive skill as we age, but the key thing that is really causing me concern is my increasing loss of memory. I can’t remember the little things such as if I’ve turned on the alarm when I’ve left the house. Also when I’m tired, what used to
Only a small number of topical antioxidants have been shown in clinical trials to reduce signs of skin aging and wrinkles. Retinoic acid (tretinoin) The most significant and well-researched topical anti-wrinkle agent. It is currently available only on prescription for treating established damage. Retinoic acid can also stimulate new collagen formation in the skin. The cosmetic
What is Retinoic acid or Tretinoin? Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a prescription drug commonly used to treat acne and aging skin. It is available as a cream or gel (brand names Aberela, Airol, Renova, Atralin, Retin-A, Avita, or Stieva-A).
Diabetes occurs when there is damage to the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. In children and adolescents, the immune system can inadvertently destroy these cells. This is called type 1 diabetes, or insulin dependent diabetes (IDDM), because insulin injections are needed to survive. Diabetes is worth preventing, especially if we want to live long and
It can be very confusing trying to establish whether to supplement, with what and at what dose. Every practitioner has their own favorite supplement it seems and personally I’ve found it very challenging to make an informed decision. Just another reason why we put the Fast Living, Slow Ageing book together. Here’s an excerpt from
We all know how our skin looks and feels when we are dehydrated, such as after a long plane journey. Maintaining adequate levels of moisture becomes increasingly important as we grow older, as aging skin is less able to retain fluid, leaving it more vulnerable to dehydration. Over time we’ll be providing detailed information on