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Title You staying young : the owner's manual for extending your warranty / Mehmet C. Oz ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren.

Imprint New York : Free Press, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    613.2 YOU    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description xiii, 415 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Bad genes & short telomeres : how genetics influences aging, and you control your genes -- Develop a memorable memory -- Oxidation & inefficient mitochondria : keep the energy factories of your body running smoothly -- Take the heat off your heart -- Stem cell slowdown : what you can learn, and use, from stem cells to keep your body strong -- Get the best of stress -- Declining defenses : why bacteria and viruses may be your most powerful enemies -- Pump up your vagus and immune system -- Toxins : keep sludge from seeping into your body -- Cancel out cancer -- Breathe easy -- Glycosylation : how excess glucose can age you -- Don't be pickled by diabetes -- Calorie consumption & slowing sirtuin : understand the ultimate anti-agers -- Get great guts -- Neurotransmitter imbalance : hoe the chemical message system in your brain can age you -- Sleep your way to the top -- Wacky hormones : the natural fluctuations in hormone levels aren't all bad -- Make the most of menopause -- Protect your privates -- No nitric oxide : how your levels of this gas can change your health -- Live the sexy life -- UV radiation : how the sun can nourish or destroy your body -- See the world -- Disuse atrophy : prime the pump to keep he body working well -- Muscle up your bones -- Wear & tear : how the body handles the breaking-down process -- Hear ye, hear ye -- Unforced errors : why our bodies can't withstand the crazy things that happen in life -- The fourteen-day YOU Extended Warranty Plan -- The YOU toolbox -- YOU getting stronger.
Summary Most of us believe that once we reach 40 or so, we begin the slow and steady decline of our minds and bodies. But according to Drs. Roizen and Oz, aging isn't a decline of our systems--the very biological processes that age us are actually designed to help us when we're younger. At the core of the book are the Major Agers, fourteen biological processes that control your aging. The doctors explain how to fight their effects, and provide a 14-day plan to help you along your path to staying young.--From publisher description.
Subject Longevity -- Popular works.
Aging -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Added Author Oz, Mehmet, 1960-
ISBN 9780743292566
0743292561

 
    
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