A man is (only) as old as his arteries

“A man is (only) as old as his arteries.” With his famous quote, Thomas Sydenham already in the 17th century embraced the concept of biological age and healthy aging and recognized the prominent role of the arterial system in this context.


Schellinger, I. N., Mattern, K. & Raaz, U. The Hardest Part. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 39, 1301–1306 (2019).

Denis, do you have suggestions on which devices are best to test for arterial age?

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