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What Happens To Collagen As We Age?

what happens to collagen

What Is Aging?

As you age, your body starts producing less collagen. Low collagen levels can loosen your cartilage and tendon, shrink the follicles causing hair loss and make your skin thinner, drier, and less elastic.

What Is Collagen?

Collagen is the most abundant protein throughout the human body, it offers support and strength to everything from our bones to our skin.
Collagen functions much like the frame of a house. Without the frame, your house will tumble down.

human collagen

Collagen Functions

Collagen functions like a framework for supporting the skin.

skin structure 1

Collagen Synthesis

Collagen synthesis rate in the age of 50’s shows half as in the age of 30’s.

collagen synthesis age

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