Causes, Symptoms, Treatments and Preventive Measures of Premature Aging

Aging is a natural process, and it is inevitable. As a human being we have to receive this destiny, but unfortunately, if someone is going through this process earlier before their proper maturity there is no sad thing like this.

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There are a lot of causes that are associated with this premature aging such as too much contact with the sun, leading an unsanitary lifestyle, etc. Here you will be able to understand these 10 causes that are liable or lead you to premature aging.

Causes of Premature Aging

1

Excessive Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure causes major spots and wrinkles in your face, besides; it reduces your skin elasticity. Sunlight is directly liable to accelerate your aging process. Sunlight speeds up collagen fibers’ damage in your skin during the oxidation process.

Don’t Go to The Sun

Flexible collagen fibers turn out to be rigid and easily broken; eventually, their basic construction is damaged. This oxidation process harms genetic substance in skin cells as well as it is also liable for an unusual separation of cells.

Thus; your skin becomes rough, skinny and wrinkles starts developing in your skin. Beyond that, extended sun contact damages your natural skin.

2

Continuous Smoking

Smoking is not only very harmful to health, but also it accelerates the aging process. Smoking is responsible for early fine lines in your skin especially in the area of very thin skin. These smoking lines seem earlier in the case of smokers. 

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Smoking reduces the level of Vitamin C from your skin, and the production of vitamin C reduces significantly; finally, manufacture of collagen fibers stops; as a result, your skin lose its elasticity and cannot keep up youthful and hale and hearty skin.

3

High Amount of Sugar Intake

Due to taking sugars as well as sweets, it will make your skin rigid and lose its inflexibility. Have foods that contain proper protein; because, it is vital to the manufacture protein structures; so that, you will be able to keep up your skin fresh and youthful.

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4

Genetics

In your biological procedure, your body may produce enzymes inherently. Some enzymes produce antioxidants that are essential for smooth and polished skin.

Genetics

These enzymes that produce antioxidant can manage the damages that associated with aging process. Sometimes it is not your fault that causes your premature aging.

5

Stress and Depression

Stress discharges stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline that accelerate various aging processes, and that causes various aging diseases.

Depressed Mood

Depression stops cell division and causes premature cell death. This also helps to accelerate aging of the cells; besides, it also causes an increase in stress hormones secretion and accelerates the aging process. Thus it is too responsible for premature aging.

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Less Physical Activity

Exercises are essential to keep you looking and feeling young; however, lack of physical exercise shortens your life and increase the risk of obesity and heart disease; eventually, it causes your premature aging.

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7

Lack of Good Sleep

Your body discharges growth hormone while you are sleeping from the pituitary gland; besides, this hormone has a great importance in keeping various body tissues and their renewal, including the skin tissue. Lack of sleep eventually leads you premature aging.

Lack of Complete Sleep

8

Alcohol

Alcohol damages your skin texture and color and responsible for bulged eyes. It is also responsible for premature aging.

Alcohol

Signs of Premature Aging

1

Never Ending Depression

When you discover that you are always unhappy, this may be a sign of depression; because you may be unhappy for a short period and it is natural. But, if you notice that you are depressed for a long time, and it circles your life; at that point, it is a matter of anxiety.

Never Ending Depression

In this situation, you also notice that you will not able to enjoy among your friend circles, your working place or in the midst of your family.

2

Loss of Memory

If you notice that you are not memorizing vital and essential things, or you cannot recall earlier incidents, then this is a sign of premature aging. You also may fail to remember important dates and occasions. In this case, when someone starts forgetting things, s/he starts asking things repeatedly.

Loss of Memory

Even you may forget for the time being the name of your relatives and vital appointments, but some time later you remember things.

3

Faded Skin

It takes much time to fade one’s skin as with the progress of time one’s skin becomes fade. It is a gradual process but if someone founds that s/he loses his/her skin color earlier, it is the symptom of prematurely faded skin.

If someone notices that his or her skin is dark or less glimmering in line with his or her age, s/he may most likely be infected with kidney diseases.

Faded Skin

Due to this disease, one may get the gray color skin. So if one finds that his or her skin is changing unusually, s/he should consult with a doctor as soon as possible.

4

Early Baldness

Every physical change is subjected to be the proper time. Due to some inevitable reason, some people lose their hair at their very early age.

Early Baldness

But we should keep in mind that if we start losing our hair at a young age, it is no natural physiological affair rather it is one kind of disease that needs to be proper diagnosis and proper treatment. This also may associate with premature aging.

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Lack of Body Strength

In some cases, we lose our body strength for the time being. But if we notice that we are losing our strength gradually, and it has happened for a long time and at the same time we are losing our body control...

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we should consult with a doctor immediately because it indicates that it is a sign of premature aging.

6

Loss of Analytical Ability and Working Power

To make a plan or to handle any odd situation, you use your analytical ability. If you notice that in the case of decision-making, you can not come to a solution, or you are facing difficulty to think creatively, it is also the sign of early aging. In this matter, you notice that you start making mistakes.

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You may not work as it should be due to early aging. You may perhaps face trouble to do your routine work. It inevitably shrinks one’s working power. You also may face difficulty to smooth driving or sporting; even, sometimes you may lose controlling of your bodily balance.

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Loss of Direction and Time

You may fail to recall how you come to a particular place or what has happened a few moments early or you cannot track down directions correctly.

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Even, sometimes you may get tangled about the date and time of the day, although, you can make it out sometime later. This losing direction and time are also a sign of early aging.

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Keeping Things in Inappropriate Places

Often you may keep essential things in such a place; you face difficulty to find them when you need them. Things become worse when you blame others for your fault. You may lose things as a result of your early aging.

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Treatments of Premature Aging

1

Retinoid Creams

This cream is very effective to fight against wrinkles. It also helps you to prevent severe skin diseases; such as inflammation and tumor; above and beyond; it will also develop immune system of your body.

Retinoid Creams

Actinic keratosis is severe skin diseases that cannot grow because of the straight influence of retinoid. Colorless skin of your face can be cured by the assistance of retinoid as well as it improves your skin maladies and embodies you more vigorously.

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Laser Technology

Laser technology is effective for many anti-aging problems and with the help of this treatment you will be able to remove wrinkles and dark spots, and your skin becomes sunnier, lustrous, charming. Sunlight injuries can be cured due to lasers procedure.

Laser Technology

3

Botox

Botox will help you to look more attractive and younger devoid of going through any surgical procedure. If your skin becomes old or it is filled with wrinkles, you may use Botox. It is very popular and effective treatment as it is free from any surgical process.

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4

Sunscreen Cream or Lotion

Sunscreen cream can be very helpful to fight against anti-aging. Because, the sunlight is very harmful to your skin, as it transports Ultraviolet ray that can cause skin cancer; at the same time, it is also harmful to your skin.

Sunscreen Cream

Thus; you need proper protection from sunlight. You can use sunscreen cream or lotion and also umbrella or hat as a preventive measure.

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Anti-aging Ointment

It is not possible for anyone to turn out to be beautiful overnight; or else, to regain their youth within a short time; also, to repair aging damage can be time-consuming.

Ointment

Use anti-aging ointment or similar products that are available in the market to make your skin more lovely and to get rid of wrinkles or dark spot. And you must have to wait to see the result more than months.

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Botulinum Toxin

Botulinum Toxin is such a cure that has multi-dimensional effects upon your facial beauty. This treatment is very operative with the intention of removing wrinkles. This treatment process is injectable, you will have to wait patiently to see the result at least a few days or months.

BOTULINUM TOXIN

But, you certainly need to wait for a month to get the expected result; as the improvement procedure takes time. This treatment has no major side effects except pain, nausea, headache, redness, drooping, etc.

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Neck Lift

Nowadays neck lift has become a popular cosmetic treatment to prevent early aging. Sometimes you often notice that wrinkles are appearing in your nose; because, drooping skin and flabby muscle and superfluous fat.

Neck Lift

If you go through this surgical process, your wrinkles will be wiped out, and you get back your previous look, and thus you can fight premature aging.

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Facelift

The facelift is also is used to fight premature aging. Facelift operations can be completed in a surgeries office using local anesthesia. Surgery will be determined by many aspects, such as the age of the patient, bone construction, skin nature, etc.

You can discuss with your doctor the areas you would like improved. The surgeon cuts from the hairline, and then softly splits skin in core tissue, muscles. This muscle is squeezed, and extra fat along with tissue are detached. This operation covers to develop the face.

Facelift

Recovery continues more than a few weeks and in this procedure, inflammation and discoloration can appear and to speed soothing, you need to follow your doctors’ advice strictly.

Infection, scarring, loss of hair, nerve damage, excessive bleeding complications may take place after the surgical procedure.

Preventive Measures of Premature Aging

1

Hydrate Your Skin Properly

Most ladies are opposed to the idea of taking water constantly not knowing that it has its health benefits and in the place of water they would prefer taking other soft drinks. To keep your skins supple and smooth, you have to keep it hydrated.

Proper Hydration of The Skin

The soft drinks contain a lot of sugars that will add minerals and are not good for the skin. Water is the most effective method that assists in keeping the skin moist as it has no chemical substances present in it.

2

Quit Smoking and Alcohol Consumption

The drugs that are often taken in by young ladies such as alcohol and cigarettes are an enemy to the well-being of your skin. These drugs contain toxic substances that are harmful to the skin in general. Some of these toxins include the carcinogens that harden the skin.

Quitting Smoking and Alcohol Consumption

Apart from the hardening of the skin, which is bound to cause wrinkles, they play a role in the dehydration of the skin. This leaves the skin dry and also removes its suppleness.

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Avoid Stress and Fatigue

When someone is stressed, it will show in the physical appearance of that individual. This is because the stress that we go through brings about the shortening of the telomeres at the end of the chromosomes.

These telomeres should only shorten in old age, and if they do so before their time, the result is that you end up looking way older than you are. One should always find a chance to relax and do whatever pleases them.

Avoiding Stress

When one is fatigued, it leads to the clogging of mineral salts in the body on the skin and the arteries. The result of this clog is that the skin becomes hard and wrinkled. To avoid this, one needs always to take the required time to rest adequately.

In this context, resting adequately means that they should take a minimum of eight hours to sleep. This will, in turn, show great results by obtaining a skin that is supple, moist and young even in your old age.

4

Avoid Exposure to the Sun and Use Sunscreen 

Exposure to the sun is also a cause of premature aging in women. One always needs to apply sunscreen on the body when they know that they will be exposed to the sun for a long period.

Avoid Exposure to The Sun

Other measures like covering your skin in the sun will also work effectively in the maintenance of your skin. You may also consider putting on a hat when going out into the sun.

5

Maintain Proper Diet

Different foods have different minerals and vitamins which have different effects on the body. For your skin to be well nourished, one needs always to be on the look out for the foods that are good for skin nourishment.

This will help in keeping the skin healthy and also improve your overall body health at the same time.

Proper Diet and Eating Habits

The foods that contain vitamins A, C, and D assist in the protection of the skin from ultraviolet rays which emanate from the sun. Vitamin A from food is good for the skin as it helps in the reversal of the skin aging process. Vitamin C is also critical for repair of wounds.

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Have Facial Massages

It is also a healthy practice to undergo a facial massage that will assist in the relaxation of the facial muscles. Facial massages are accompanied with the application of moisturizers. For the best results, the application of the moisturizers is done with upward strokes.

Facial Massages

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Try to Avoid Cold Weather

You should understand the effect of cold weather on your skin. If you come contact with cold winds it will make your skin dry, as a result, your skin becomes affected and lose its natural texture.

Avoid Cold Weather

To save your skin from the damage of extreme coldness, you may use moisturizer, and it will protect your skin and keep your skin comfortable.

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Have Sound Sleep

Sleep has the huge impact to maintain your skin’s brightness. Because; lack of sleeping leads your skin becomes dull. It destroys skin’s comeliness. To keep your skin young, and stop premature aging, you need to ensure sufficient sound sleep. Sound sleep ensures you a healthy skin.

Get Sound Sleep

To save your skin from the damage of extreme coldness, you may use moisturizer, and it will protect your skin and keep your skin comfortable.

Final Words

Finally; with the course of time, your skin becomes grow older, lose its natural color, rougher, etc. Above and beyond; it becomes slack, more transparent, more fragile and sore.

To save your skin from aging and retain its glow considerably, you need to follow above tips, and you need to change your lifestyle as well as you need to develop your awareness.

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