The Top 5 Interesting Anti-Aging Nutrients and Drugs


  • Chanisa Kiatsurayanon, M.D. Institute of Dermatology, Ministry of Public Health
  • Walaiorn Pratchyapruit, M.D. Institute of Dermatology, Ministry of Public Health


Anti-aging medicine, Nutritional supplement, Metformin, Statin, Coenzyme Q10, Omega-3 fatty acids, Astragalus


Anti-aging medicine is a novel medical discipline that gathers and combines diverse scientific knowledge in order to be able to early detect the disease, including to prevent and to treat various diseases with an objective to return the body’s malfunctions caused by aging to the most optimal outcome. With a focus on holistic health care, anti-aging strategies usually encompass regular exercise, meditation, stress management, hormonal therapy, healthy nutrition and supplements. In this review, we present information on five main drugs and supplements that are scientifically supported to prevent or delay aging, including Metformin, Statin, Coenzyme Q10, Omega-3 fatty acids and Astragalus. We also outline potential mechanisms involved in the response to these drugs and highlight the potential clinical implications associated with their consumption.


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Kiatsurayanon ช, Pratchyapruit ว. The Top 5 Interesting Anti-Aging Nutrients and Drugs. j dept med ser [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 3 [cited 2022 Aug. 9];46(2):166-72. Available from:



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