Ageing is of two types: Physical and Mental

Physical ageing is how your body reacts to the passage of time. It includes your muscle strength, height, weight, your joint flexibility, apart from other markers like bone weakness, hearing vision etc. Physical ageing is seen as the most common visual marker of ageing. Sometimes physical ageing is a positive thing to have especially when you are child becoming a teenager or an adult as it adds a sense of purpose and maturity we crave for.

But unfortunately, in adults especially as we move from age of 50 onwards physical health starts declining. At various ages, various aspects of our body age are at their best. For example, in research it has been shown that bone mass is maximum at the age of 30-35years. Muscle strength is maximum from the age of 25 until age of 40. Because of this, one of the biggest remarks of health and ageing is the constant feeling that we are becoming less effective and less competitive in things we used to be good at. One of the most common things is we hear our patients is that even two years ago, “I was able to do this work effortlessly”. Apart from obvious remarks of ageing such as hair fall increased in weight and body pains, especially lower back and knees, some of the most over looked symptoms of ageing are flexibility, especially while buttoning a shirt or trying to reach objects which are at floor level, climbing stairs among other things.

Ageing is natural but what is more important is to know the rate at which age we are ageing, because it will help us understand whether we are ageing at normal or at a faster than normal rate.

How we at Restory understand and add dignity to ageing?

The difference in the rate of ageing is something that has always confused and surprised both medical and non-medical people. This is the reason why it is quite common to see two friends or relatives who are of the same age, but physically are very different.

For example, your Maternal grandfather at the age of 60 might be able to walk 10 kilometres without strain, but your paternal grandfather might not be able to do even half of that without significant difficulty. It is while trying to understand this difference that we identified certain markers and physical features that help differentiate physical ageing parameters. The importance of some of these markers lies in the fact that, if we can identify deterioration at an early stage, we can make an improvement in the quality of life through very simple Interventions.

At RESTORY we have been working with thousands of similar patients across various specialities and have noticed that not only are we able to improve quality of life, but also able to increase the dignity of ageing. We have also seen that as we started addressing these parameters the requirement for hospital admissions has reduced.
So, we strongly believe periodic assessment and monitoring of these parameters is essential from the age of 50 years onwards.

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Mr. T is a 65-year-old male patient with diabetes and hypertension. We have started the health score assessment for Mr T in 2018. One of the first big surprises for us is that while his blood work was normal. He was not physically even able to climb even two stairs. He has visited multiple specialists including orthopaedic, rheumatology, but all the blood work kept showing normally.

After the assessment, we realised that his joints have been not flexing normally are led us to recommend an EMG study are showed poor Electrical conductivity in the muscles of the leg. After at the same time we also discover that there is an incompatibility between the Medication he was taking from 3 different prescriptions. We have promptly recommended going back to the primary physicians to review the same. Through such minor interventions, he was able to get back to normal mobility in less than 3 months and continues to be assessed by our team.

Mr T is one of the hundreds of success stories where we saw that while all the blood reports are normal there have been other discrepancies are there and require a more holistic approach to Preventive Medicine.

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