This specialty is the practice of the early detection, prevention, treatment and reversal of age related dysfunction, disorders and disease.It also focusses on the promotion of optimal health and longevity. Enjoying optimal health means more than prolonging lifespan, the most important thing is quality of life.
Dr Salmond has passed her board certification exam in anti-ageing medicine. This is a branch of medicine which focuses on the promotion of optimal wellness.
There are three main biochemical processes involved in aging. These are oxidation, glycation and methylation. Other relevant processes are chronic inflammation and hormonal deregulation.