In a society that practices blatant ageism for mate and job selection, there are compelling reasons why a person would self-identify as younger.
A 60-yo skier said you “use it or lose it” but it really isn’t that simple, is it? People age, the tendons, ligaments, and cartilage become less flexible, slower to regenerate, and injured with incomplete repair.
Previously, I didn’t believe in inflammation causing aging because I didn’t perceive any mechanism for that action
I love my job because every day, someone contacts me to challenges my beliefs and encourage me on my journey
It is now clearer that extracellular vesicles (aka exosomes) they are the primary method of communication between stem cells the other cells of the body.