February 25, 2008

Aging, Evolution, Longevity Theories

Posted in Category : Women's Health

Theories of aging include some of the most popular and accepted major aging theories. It includes causes of aging, aging evolution and longevity. It also contains reasons of aging, diseases and its prevention. It contains concepts and controversies related to aging process.

However, there are many ways to approach age related problems. People may use specialized treatments to approach aging problems on different levels.

The theory of programmed death is one of the popular theories of aging and evolution. This theory was developed in 1880. It was based on concept of evolutionary advantage, to have only a limited life span. It said that older member of species are meant to die of old age so that they would no longer to complete with younger generations for food and other resources.

Theories of Aging are directly related to biological limit of times that cell can divide. It indicates that evolution has actually established an upper limit to an organism’s life span. However, there are many controversial theories that appose the theory of programmed death.

There are many theories of longevity such as programmed theories, Endocrine theory, immunological theory, wear and tear theory, rates of living and free radicals theories.

Programmed theory is one of the most popular aging longevity theory assert that the human body is designed to age and there is a biological timeline that out bodies follow. The programmed longevity theory is based on changes in hormones and control on aging. Similarly the immunological theories is based on certain genes switching on and off over time.

Many people still find theories of aging interesting and useful because it reflects overall evolution of human being. Many research and analysis is going on to discover aging process that will help people to understand their real potential. Some of the aging theories are most popular and well-accepted theories. Aging theories reflects overall aging, aging evolution and aging longevity of human beings.