Life Extensionists are at the forefront when it comes to taking protective measures against the physical and mental decline that occurs with aging. While many individuals faced with the prospect of aging are consistent users of antioxidant vitamins and calcium supplements, those who are serious about extending their lives avail themselves of advanced anti-aging supplements and hormones to compensate for age-related deficits. Although it is necessary to visit a physician to obtain a prescription for human growth hormone or testosterone supplements, other hormones, such as DHEA supplements, are available as over the counter dietary supplements to the serious-minded life extensionist. It is, however, recommended, that one first undergo blood testing to determine whether a deficiency in a particular hormone and to ensure that there are no underlying conditions that would recommend against the use of anti aging supplements and hormones.
The subheadings included under this category address specific areas of concern to the aging individual.