Aging

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What is aging?

Aging is the gradual physiological changes that occur with the passage of time from birth to death.

Common symptoms reported by people with aging

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with aging

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elysium Nicotinamide Riboside)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
3
Tried for
aging (3)
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
aging (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
aging (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oilatum)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
aging (1)

Data from patients with aging, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with aging

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elysium Nicotinamide Riboside)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
aging (3)
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
aging (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
insomnia if dose taken late or missed
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
aging (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oilatum)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
aging (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with aging, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has aging on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 8
40s 8
50s 13
60s 18
70+ 32

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 44
Female 39

These charts show data from aging patients who have completed their condition history
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