Researchers have found that blood vessels adapt during the aging process to reduce damage from oxidative stress.
Oxidative stress has been linked to many diseases, including high blood pressure, diabetes, some cancers, heart disease, Alzheimer\'s and other age-related conditions.
Oxidative stress damages cells by attacking DNA, proteins and lipids. It arises from an imbalance between generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and their removal by antioxidants.
Source: Medical News Today