Aging Cured - The First Person To Reach 150

Aging Cured

Probably from the time that he took his first step on this earth man has dreamed of learning the secrets of immortality. And never before has he been as close to learning these secrets as he is now.

Scientists predict that the first person to reach 150 years old has already been born. If so can you imagine how amazing a life this person could possibly have? All the things that they will see and have a chance to experience is amazing.

The scientist Dr. Aubrey De Grey who has predicted this momentous event also predicts that the first person to reach 1,000 will be born sometime in the next 20 years. Dr. Grey explains aging in simplistic and easy to understand manner as the life-long accumulation of cellular and molecular damage throughout the human body. And if it was possible to repair that damage then you could of course conceivably extend the human life-span.

You're probably imagining a world populated by feeble and sickly 200 year olds. But that's not what Dr. Grey is talking about, instead of keeping people alive who are already in bad health it would prevent them from getting sick in the first place.

aging cured - the first person to live to 150
aging cured - the first person to live to 150

Living Past 100

Even without these medical advances it's possible to live past 100, Scientists estimate that by the year 2030 there will be a million centenarians worldwide.

In 2010 Japan had over 44,000 living centenarians living, so the thought of extending the human life span may not be as far-fetched as some might think.

It does seem for many of these people that genetics plays a big part in how long that they live. My grandfather is as I write this article, 101 years old and still lives at home with my grandmother. And if I remember correctly he said that his grandmother lived to be 104.

But healthy living also plays a part in how long a person will live. And that is where the supplement resveratrol comes in. Resveratrol which comes from red wine is a strong antioxidant that is said to help repair the cell damage caused by free radicals. Some researchers have even likened resveratrol to the fountain of youth.

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PWalker281 5 years ago

150 is no fun if you aren't healthy. If I could maintain my current level of health or even improve it and live to be 150 (I'm 61 now), I think I would enjoy it - always new things to learn and the technological advances would be astounding. And hopefully, we will have learned to live in peace by then. Excellent video choice, btw. Rated up and interesting.

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Karen N 5 years ago from United States Author

Thanks for stopping by.

I agree the future looks to be pretty exciting and I would like to be around to see some of it.

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slmorgan 5 years ago from San Francisco

Wow...the first person to live to 150 has already been born. Daunting / interesting article.

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