Longevity requires the continued optimal functioning of organs in the body, including heart, lungs, liver and pancreas. Injury and inflammation causes damage to organs, and the body attempts repair by laying down fibrotic tissue (scar tissue) to heal the damage. This process of fibrosis results in non-functional scar tissue being applied to a critical organ. In younger people, the scar tissue is eventually replaced with functional tissue. However, with age, this recovery process becomes compromised, and scar tissue remains, disrupting the ability of the organ to function. Over time scar tissue can accumulate and further inhibits the normal function of the organ.
Scar tissue which accumulates in the heart, lungs, kidneys or liver can result in devastating effects and even lead to death. Pulmonary fibrosis, for example, resulting from smoking or environmental factors progressively scar the lung until the person can no longer breath, and the disease is fatal. Aging of the heart is associated with fibrotic scars, which can lead to atrial fibrillation and decreased capacity of the heart to function.Cirrhosis of the liver is scarring of the liver, from chronic inflammation, which leads to liver failure.
Natural Nrf2 activators include sulforaphane (derived from glucoraphanin), curcumin, andrographolide, n-acetyl-cysteine, anthocyanins, C3G (anthocyanin), rosemary (carnosic acid), resveratrol, pterostilbene, baicalin, apigenin, luteolin
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