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Why Do Wounds Take Longer to Heal as We Age?

As we get older we begin to notice that our bodies don’t function as well as they used to. Joints and muscles start aching, energy levels decrease, and our bodies’ ability to heal becomes less efficient. This is especially true with regards to wound healing. Generally speaking, the older a person is, the longer it will take for a wound to fully heal. This can also lead to wound infections and a greater risk of scarring. While there’s no way to reverse the aging process and eliminate the burden of long wound-healing processes, there is a way to minimize the amount of scarring that occurs later in life.

Continue reading to learn more about the effects of age on wound healing and discover a safe and effective method for reducing scars. Read Full Article


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