Learning & Education

Biological vs. Chronological Aging
Nov 09, 2022
Aging is one of those simple facts of life – it affects us all. It is marked by the inevitable decline in physiological function and an increased risk of disease... and lots of wrinkles, unless you live in South Korea, the plastic surgery capital of the world [1,2]. There are, however, some very distinct differences between chronological aging (your age in terms of years) and biological aging. In this article, we will explore the nuances and details of these types of aging. We will also discuss some of the methods in which we can measure the differences between the two.