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Why Does Hair Turn Grey And Can Grey Hair Be Reversed?

Grey hair is an inevitable and natural part of the ageing process, and while an increasing number of people are choosing to embrace their silvering locks, others would prefer to go back to a head full of the youthful hue they once had.

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Menopause

Top Tips On How To Prevent Weight Gain During Menopause

If you've reached menopause and have been struggling with weight gain, it can affect your physical health and take a toll on your mental well-being. Menopausal symptoms are often debilitating and can last for several years.

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Menopause

How Sex Might Change During Menopause and What You Can Do About It

For women, menopause is a time of transition. With the body going through so many changes, it's normal to feel frustrated or confused about how this will affect your sex life.

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Lifestyle

Eat This, Not That: 30 Fantastic Anti-Ageing Foods

With the wide variety of products now available at local supermarkets, it can be easy to get lost down the aisle and start filling up your trolly with less-than-ideal foods.

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Lifestyle

Top Tips For Slowing Down Ageing and Staying Younger for Longer

Although ageing is a natural process, you don't have to lie down and merely accept the signs of getting older as your body chronologically ages. You can do many things to slow the ageing process and keep yourself looking younger for longer.

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Lifestyle

Turning Back The Clock: Can You Reverse Ageing?

Ageing is a universal process where your physical fitness reduces over time. In addition to the visible signs like wrinkles and fine lines, getting older also increases the risk of age-related diseases – including neurodegeneration, heart disease and cancer.

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Lifestyle

Vitamin K2: The Secret To Anti-Ageing

Vitamin K2 (commonly referred to as potassium) is a weapon we should all have in our anti-ageing armoury. It is invaluable for blood clotting and an important vitamin for skin as it helps heal wounds, bruises and abrasions.

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Menopause

A Complete Guide to Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is the term used to describe a period in a woman’s life when she stops having periods. If a woman has gone 12 months without having a period, she’s usually considered to have entered menopause. The onset of menopause marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years, as at this point, she is no longer able to conceive children.

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Menopause

Ride Out The Storm: Perimenopause Symptoms

Perimenopause (also known as menopause transition) begins before menopause. It can go on for several years, and it is the time when your ovaries gradually reduce oestrogen production. It tends to start for most women in their 40s, but it can begin in their 30s or earlier.

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Lifestyle

Anti-Aging Drinks Women and Men Should Be Sipping

If you have read any of our other articles, you will know by now that there is no way to pause the natural ageing process or magically turn back the clock. However, there are ways you can help give your body the nutrients and hydration it requires to look and function at its best, whatever your age.

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Lifestyle

Young At Heart: The Difference Between Biological Age and Chronological Age

At the most superficial level, ageing is the process of getting older. For the majority of people, their age is the uncomplicated matter of the number of candles on their birthday cake, the difference between the year they are born and the current year. However, from a scientific perspective, age is more complex than this – it can also be defined as the progressive deterioration of the human body and the increase in mortality.

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Lifestyle

Premature Ageing Guide - All You Need to Know About First Signs of Ageing

Nobody likes the idea of getting older, but since there’s no way to escape ageing completely, most people are willing to settle for ageing gracefully, staying as healthy as possible, and looking younger than their years.

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Lifestyle

More Than Tea: The Anti-Ageing Benefits of EGCG

For hundreds of years, we have heard about the potential benefits of drinking green tea. Green tea is made from a plant called Camellia Sinensis. The leaves and leaf buds are dried to make a variety of teas, including oolong and black teas.

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Menopause

What to Expect from a Menopause Lab Test

Menopause is a natural part of ageing and happens when a woman stops having her period, usually between the ages of 45 and 55.

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Lifestyle

Glow From The Inside Out With Anti-Ageing Supplements

A growing number of skin anti-ageing supplements appear on the market – many promising to turn back the clock and give us a youthful glow. For many of us, it sounds too good to be true, and that is because it is likely the case.

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Menopause

Looking To The Future: When Does Menopause Start

Many women mistakenly think that menopause is something that only starts in their 50s when it can. In fact, it can happen at any time and for many different reasons. Most women's menopause age will be between 45 and 55, but it can sometimes take place earlier.

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Lifestyle

Eating To Look Younger: 20 Best Anti-Aging Foods for Women

Our daily diets can significantly impact our fitness, appearance, quality of life and disease risk. This is because the human body depends on a variety of nutrients to support the natural ageing process. So adding nutrient-dense foods to your diet can help you look and feel your best as you age.

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Lifestyle

Resveratrol Anti-Ageing Benefits: Fad or Fact?

If you’re interested in longevity, biohacking, and science-based health and wellness practices, you’ve most likely heard of resveratrol before. Resveratrol is one of the most hyped-up anti-ageing supplements available on the market today, and many people take it daily in the hopes of improving their health and increasing their lifespan.

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Menopause

Entering the Next Phase: How Long To Expect Perimenopause to Last

Perimenopause is the transitional time that ends in menopause once your periods have stopped. It can be a difficult time for women and go on for anytime between eight to ten years before menopause. Women tend to be in their mid-40s when they start to notice the first signs of perimenopause, but it can start earlier. Perimenopause happens because the ovaries begin to produce less oestrogen, and the body prepares to stop releasing eggs.

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Lifestyle

Could CoQ10 Be The Secret Weapon for Younger Looking Skin?

We are constantly seeking new methods to make our skin look firmer, healthier and generally younger. Numerous products on the market claim to boost cell turnover rate and improve the skin’s elasticity and firmness – and one such skincare ingredient is Coenzyme Q10. It is not a new ingredient, as the Japanese beauty industry has used it for years as part of their skincare routines.

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Lifestyle

Anti-Ageing Therapy: The Pros and Cons of Metformin

When a person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cannot control their blood sugar level through diet and exercise, one of the first medications prescribed is metformin. Apart from taking metformin for diabetes, this wonder drug is also known to lower inflammation and help protect the heart. In addition, some evidence shows that metformin benefits may include helping to fight the effects of ageing and increasing lifespan.

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Menopause

The Complete Menopause Diet Guide

Menopause is the natural transition of the time menstrual cycles end. It is confirmed once 12 months have passed since your last period. However, the transition and symptoms connected with menopause can have a detrimental effect on daily life and can last for several years.

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Lifestyle

Body MOT: How to Get a Full Health Check

Health screening can be incredibly beneficial and come with a range of advantages. These full body checks can help detect problems before they become a significant issue and can enable you to make a better-informed decision about your overall health.

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Lifestyle

NMN Supplements for Longevity - Everything You Need to Know

Is NMN an anti-ageing supplement? What is NMN used for? Learn all about nicotinamide mononucleotide in our guide.

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Lifestyle

Discover the Anti-Ageing Properties of Curcumin

Curcumin is showing promising signs of being a fantastic anti-ageing compound. Discover all curcumin has to offer and how you can add it to your wellness routine.

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Menopause

Starting Young: What Age Can You Expect Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is a natural phase for women in their 40s however some can experience symptoms in their mid-30s. Learn about the signs of perimenopause, how you can manage symptoms, and the factors which may cause an early onset.

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Lifestyle

Uncovering the Unexpected Anti-Aging Benefits of Vitamin D3

Having sufficient vitamin D levels in our system is crucial to supporting a healthy lifestyle in our old years. Learn about some of the unexpected anti-ageing benefits of vitamin D3.

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Lifestyle

A Natural Guide to Looking and Feeling Younger

Ageing is inevitable but this does not mean the end of an active and happy lifestyle. Discover the natural guide to looking and feeling younger in your mature years.

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Lifestyle

The Anti-Ageing Diet: Foods to Help Slow Down the Ageing Process

There are some superfoods which could help slow down the ageing process. Learn which foods you should be putting on your plate and those best to avoid to keep the wrinkles at bay.

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Journeys

Davinia Taylor - A Road to Health

Actress, mum-of-four, and enthusiastic biohacker Davinia Taylor took time out of her busy schedule – on the back of her book release – to chat with us about her favourite biohacks, how she got started on her wellness journey and how leveling out her hormones has improved her mood.

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Lifestyle

BBC Click, Hacking Your Health with GlycanAge

Can tech turn back time? BBC Click recently met with a community of biohackers who believe they can use data to stop ageing in its tracks and live on to well beyond 100.

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Journeys

Biohacker Tim Gray on His Health Optimisation Mindset — Part Two

Last week we covered the origins of Tim Gray’s biohacking journey and his thoughts on tracking your health data to optimise your performance. We’re back to talk about how important sleep is really, which bits of biohacking work best for families and Tim’s personal favourite hacks.

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Journeys

Biohacker Tim Gray on His Health Optimisation Mindset — Part One

Tim Gray is founder of The Health Optimisation Summit and one of the UK’s leading biohackers. Peak wellness performance wasn’t always a part of his story though; years ago Tim found himself in and out of doctor’s offices and running on empty with no answers.

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Lifestyle

Life in Lockdown

Before 2020 and life in lockdown, Thomas Lillo was always on the go as assistant to entrepreneur and Net-A-Porter co-founder Carmen Busquets. His job involved frequent international travel, which, he was surprised to learn, was taking a toll on his biological age. We talked with Thomas about how he has used the last year’s lifestyle changes to improve his overall health.

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