Diseases associated with Ageing

However some say that ageing is just something in our mind, but still people get old and get affected by various diseases due to ageing. Every machine has got an expiry date, so do the humans, a biological machine. However some diseases are attributed to some bad habits and incorrect life style, but still those people get affected with ageing who did everything right. The truth is that everything is not in our control. Whatever we do to keep ourselves healthy, a day will come when our body surrenders to some medical condition. But instead of getting demotivated by thinking so, we should do our best to postpone that day. Here betterhealthfacts.com have collect some well researched diseases that may affect you due to increased age. However these diseases don't affect everybody and their occurrence depends on your lifestyle, environment and heredity.

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Diseases associated with Ageing


  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular disease : Diseases related to heart and cholesterol in blood vessels.
  • Cancer
  • Arthritis
  • Cataracts
  • Osteoporosis
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Alzheimer's disease



Occurrence of all of the above listed diseases increase rapidly with age. Senescence (or biological ageing process) is gradual degradation of body functions that make us suffer from some of these diseases. According to a research done on rats in 1934, it was found that lifespan of rats can be increased to 50% if the calorie restricted diet is given to them. It motivated a number of health conscious people to look after the calories in their diet and today we can see complete nutritional information of any food item on its packet. However human lifespan has not increased in that way.

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People living in developing and industrial nations get more affected by these Ageing Associated Diseases due to increasing level of air-pollution and hectic lifestyle where people don't give enough time to their own body. However all of the above diseases are not fatal but somehow decreases the overall performance of body.

So give time to your body, make exercise a habit, try to stay away from pollution, adapt good hygiene and live a healthy life.
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