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Integumentary and Muscular systems
As one person gets older and ages does their skin age also? If so what are some natural consequences of why this happens? Can you prevent having cancerous skin as you age? Skin thins as cell activity declines and as the network of elastic and collagen fibers supporting it decreases. Therefore this cell activity makes older people more likely to get hurt or injured along with skin infections such as moles that lead to cancer. Older people are more sensitive to sunlight and sweat glands are natural to a human.
Some older men and women produce fibrosis which is muscles with large amounts of fibrous connective tissue. This is also a natural process that is uncontrollable by one self.
To prevent having wrinkled skin or chances of cancer there are several things that you can do. One thing is to avoid outdoor activities when possible. When being exposed to the sunlight is sure to wear sunscreen with SPF of 30 or higher, also wearing a hat to protect your head and face is a way to help your skin cells to maintain a lower level.
One person usually builds up its blood flow and gets it going when exercising. The older one is the longer it takes for blood flow to increase throughout the body because of the performance of their heart while exercising. Despite a person’s age you can usually build your muscles by easily climbing stairs, walking on a straight line, hopping on one foot or just performing regular activities daily.
As you can see there are many things that you can do to prevent having skin problems as you age and get older.

References
American Academy of Health and fitness. (2010). Integumentary System. Retrieved February 22, 2010 from http://www.aahf.info/sec_exercise/section/skin.htm
American Academy of Health and Fitness. (2010). Muscular System. Retrieved February 22, 2010 from…...

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