Amazing Wellness

LIVING LONGER, YOUNGER

Q: Getting older is a fact of life, but is there anything I can do to slow or prevent the signs of aging? — B. Williams, Los Angeles

: I hate the term “anti- aging.” It’s come to mean skin creams, wrinkle treatments, and fly-by-night “Low-T” clinics. What I do like is the notion of increasing our health span, which refers to the number of years you’re healthy and disability-free, as opposed to just the number of years you’re alive. That’s the kind of “anti-aging” medicine I care about. As Dr. David Williams writes, “When it comes to our bodies, performance takes a backseat to aesthetics.

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