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Any pills to prevent aging? I've heard that Anti-Oxidant pills, Multivitamin and Omega 3 is good though. I know that it's important with a healthy diet, but I'm willing to take some pills to avoid aging too
 

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Hi yeah there are many different pills you can take to help with ageing you seem to be on the write track, depending on your age though you can also take hyaluronic acid tablets, collegan, seeweed tablets are also good! If you have a health food shop near you may be get some advice from them too!

I only take my tablets for 3 weeks at a time and then give myself a break your body can get used to these after a while so i never take same ones for ongoing amount of time personally!

Green tea leaves are also good to drink and so is licorice tea!
 

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Any pills to prevent aging? I've heard that Anti-Oxidant pills, Multivitamin and Omega 3 is good though. I know that it's important with a healthy diet, but I'm willing to take some pills to avoid aging too
I think you should zero in on any problem you detect in your skin -- there are so many supplements you could end up taking too many. Here are a few recommended by nationalnutrition:

- grape seed extract
- collagen supplements
- supplements & herbs to detoxify your body
- 1000 mg horsetail extract -- for production of proteins to repair damaged skin
- MSM - a sulphur containing substance to help the production of elastin, collagen and keratin. Has been shown to reduce skin wrinkling
- Vit A -- helps heal the skin
Also beneficial for wrinkling: multivitaminsm beta-carotene, Vit.C, Vit.E,

(Their web site is Discount vitamins and minerals, vitamin c, vitamin a, vitamin e, heart health, antioxidant)
and of course drink water.
 

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I like the saying peri preventation is better than cure unfortuantly i think everyone should start anti aging if poss from early age! Once you get lines is there really any cure for this, um i wonder?
 

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I like the saying peri preventation is better than cure unfortuantly i think everyone should start anti aging if poss from early age! Once you get lines is there really any cure for this, um i wonder?
Superficial light lines can be improved greatly with new technology in moisturizers and serums. However once the lines become deeper -- I've never seen these deep wrinkles erased in the faces of women I know who can spend a fortune on cosmetics if they want to.

The only sure way to lessen the effect of deep wrinkles is botox or a face lift. Having said that I'm sure eventually there will be a solution found but it will be very expensive.
 

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I like the saying peri preventation is better than cure unfortuantly i think everyone should start anti aging if poss from early age! Once you get lines is there really any cure for this, um i wonder?
Yep start early. Having a pretty mommy and daddy dont hurt either.
 

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- collagen supplements
- supplements & herbs to detoxify your body
- 1000 mg horsetail extract -- for production of proteins to repair damaged skin
- MSM - a sulphur containing substance to help the production of elastin, collagen and keratin. Has been shown to reduce skin wrinkling
You got some examples of collagen supplements? And where can I buy MSM?
I'm deff going to do HGH when I get older too though. In my opinion the sooner you think about preventing aging, the better results.
 

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You got some examples of collagen supplements? And where can I buy MSM?
I'm deff going to do HGH when I get older too though. In my opinion the sooner you think about preventing aging, the better results.
Saklig. Honey.

Before you jump on that bandwagon, please please take a good long look at the facts about HGH. Here is some info from Mayo Clinic, a well-respected resource for scientific medical info in USA:

Human growth hormone (HGH): Does it slow aging? - MayoClinic.com

It isn't just a harmless body-building fountain of youth. It triggers the pituitary gland in your brain to affect many functions in your body. It can lead to heart disease, diabetes, bone pain....does that sound like a beautiful healthy body to you?


Please talk to Freddy here on SCT and see what he thinks about it! He is majorly into body-building and anti-ageing and has misgivings about using it.

I hope you will think it over and read more about it!!!




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Personally i think you should be careful with whatever supplements you take! #nything you take for long term use can surely do you damage! This HGH thing does not sound good to me!

How about collegan and MSM i heard that you should not take these for a long period of time as can also cause internal damage?
 

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Just saw a post about the benefits of Lutein and skin aging. It is from a 2006 study. My only question is why no recent info. on the net about this?? Could be the next big thing in supplemental/food skin protection. Who knows.

New Study Demonstrates Dietary Supplement Lutein Increases Skin Hydration, Elasticity And Lipid Levels

Raw Foods (Lutein, Healthy Foods, Kale, Spinach, Greens, Vegetables) - Lutein Information Bureau

Lutein and Skin Health (Sun Exposure, Antioxidant, Radiation, Protect) - Lutein Information Bureau

Another thing I will add is the importance of wearing proper sunglasses on a daily basis. I've been doing this for a number of years now. Everytime I go outside. Not that hard to do once you get into the habbit. Not only for protection from the damaging UV rays on the lens of your eyes, but additional protection for the delicate skin around your eyes.
 

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You got some examples of collagen supplements? And where can I buy MSM?
I'm deff going to do HGH when I get older too though. In my opinion the sooner you think about preventing aging, the better results.
I use Biotin and Glow pills which are supposed to improve skin structure. MSM and the other pills I buy from a Health Food store. The MSM is often included in joint care supplements -- I have a knee that I injured in my 20s -- should be replaced but found that the supplements have helped to such a degree that I'm not thinking and don't want a knee replacement.

From wha I've read about HGH injections I wouldn't consider having them -- they can be very costly as well.
 

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I've been reading some more about it now, and this is some of the pills that supposedly is working:

Glutathione
Protandim
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Resveratrol
L-acetyl-carnitine

CoQ10
carnosine
Manganese
Cognitex
Lysine
CLA
TMG
Proxenol
 

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Just saw a post about the benefits of Lutein and skin aging. It is from a 2006 study. My only question is why no recent info. on the net about this?? Could be the next big thing in supplemental/food skin protection. Who knows.

Another thing I will add is the importance of wearing proper sunglasses on a daily basis. I've been doing this for a number of years now. Everytime I go outside. Not that hard to do once you get into the habbit. Not only for protection from the damaging UV rays on the lens of your eyes, but additional protection for the delicate skin around your eyes.
I take Bausch and Lomb eyesight pills that have lutein -- recommended by my optomertrist. Maybe fawnie's eyelash growth serum wouldn't hurt either.
 

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Do we mean brain ageing or skin ageing????! Or do they mean the same?

I feel sometimes like I am just chowing down on supplements....yachhh! I used to take a lot more but have now narrowed it down to these:

I take phosphatidylserine and ALA/L-carnitine for brain clarity (when I think of it
), and a whole host of supplements for skin: HydraPlenish (contains collagen, MSM, hyaluronic acid), vit c, BioSil and Coromega (fish oils). Plus, my protein drink VEGA has about everything I want too. I do watch to make sure I don't exceed the RDA of A - it can cause hair loss and bone pain in high doses and isn't excreted like C and B if the body doesn't need it.



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We're basicallly talking about skin aging, but if you got some wisdom on brain aging that would be nice too


I've bough Lutein now, any more supplements recommended?
 

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Fawnie how do find out about this RDA of A thing, i take quite a few supplements too especially cause i only rarely eat meat, is it normally on the packets of supplements or what? Thanks
 
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