Get Adobe Flash player

Main Menu

(5) Skin Disorders

Many changes on the cellular level occur with aging. Can you explain these further?

The dermis (middle layer of the skin) suffers a loss of elastic tissue, becomes less vascular, and decreases its ability to withstand minor trauma.

The result is easier bruising (purpura), less ability to “rebound,” and more wrinkles.

The nerves, microcirculation, and sweat glands undergo a gradual decline, predisposing to decreased temperature regulation. Nails undergo a slow decline in growth, with thinning of the nail plate, ridging, and splitting.

Share

Google+

googleplus sm

Translate

ar bg ca zh-chs zh-cht cs da nl en et fi fr de el ht he hi hu id it ja ko lv lt no pl pt ro ru sk sl es sv th tr uk

Verse of the Day

Global Map