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The Connection Between Oxidative Stress and Aging

The Connection Between Oxidative Stress and Aging

Oxidative stress is a major cause of skin aging.

It results from the buildup of destructive free radicals in the skin.

The source of the free radicals may be external (from the environment, such as UV light, air pollution, ozone, cigarette smoke, and even oxygen) or internal (from cell activity).

The body does produce its own antioxidants that help keep free radicals in check.

However, the level of oxidative stress in which we live is beyond what the body can handle.

Left untreated, the result of accumulated free-radical damage in the skin is accelerated aging.

The Connection Between Oxidative Stress and Aging

In skin, the signs of aging due to oxidative stress include wrinkles, uneven skin tone, and the loss of skin elasticity.

Prevage MD Reference

McDaniel DH, Neudecker BA, DiNardo JC, Lewis JA II, Maibach HI. Idebenone: a new antioxidant: Part I. A relative assessment of oxidative stress protection capacity compared to commonly known antioxidants. J Cosm Derm. 2005;4(1):10-17.

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