Rusty Blood Vessels Leading to Mechanical Failure in the Brain

Aging is a chain of additive processes, starting with damage at the level of molecules and cells caused by your metabolic processes, damage that accumulates like biochemical rust. Eventually there's enough rust to harm the working of critical systems at larger scales, such as small blood vessels, or the liver, or the muscles of the heart. Malfunctions and lost efficiency in those systems cause and accelerate problems in other organs, like the brain:

a third of the risk for dementia (33 percent) was associated with damage to the brain from small vessel disease. .. this small vessel damage is the cumulative effect of multiple small strokes caused by hypertension and diabetes, strokes so small that the person experiences no sensation or problems until the cumulative effect reaches a tipping point.

The rust that causes blood vessels to degrade in performance probably has to do with increasing oxidative damage, the accumulation of AGE compounds that interfere in cell signaling, and possibly the chemistry of chronic inflammation. Blood vessels are complex little machines that rely on their structure and a coordinated set of signaling mechanisms to do their job. As the damage of aging changes that structure, interferes with signaling, and degrades the effectiveness of our blood vessels, this in turn hurts the rest of our biochemical systems.


the blood vessels in the body are like roads on a city map. they need upkeep.

Posted by: Kashif Ansari at February 14th, 2015 3:13 PM

Recently I read about something called "rusty blood" and that there is a blood test to see if you have this what your article refers to? Do you know about this? Thanks!

Posted by: Linda Conner at October 21st, 2018 5:47 PM

I love your presentations but why are they so drawn out and long winded.

Posted by: john at November 25th, 2018 2:04 PM

I like your Presentation. Please let me know more about the blood test for "rusty blood".

Posted by: A.Muthu at May 15th, 2019 5:59 AM

At age 90, I'm very interested in your information.

Posted by: Cassie Eleson at June 17th, 2019 10:47 PM

I have known about this in one form or another since the late 70s. Vegetable oil is the main culprit, particularly when hydrogenated. Marg is a killer as are dried biscuits. Homogenised milk is another. The impact can be countered to a degree by consuming fish, fish oil or olive oil. The message is to get fat-soluble antioxidants, ie Vitamin E.

Posted by: Jen at August 6th, 2019 6:40 PM

I too would like to know the name of the two blood tests for RUSTY BLOOD.

Posted by: G/ weihrauch at March 1st, 2020 9:35 PM

I would like to know this therapy to get rid of rusty blood and a therapy for diabetes,diet please thankyou

Posted by: Michelle Denison at April 1st, 2020 9:16 AM

Would like to know what blood tests should be done. Thank you for info. I take a 325 mg iron tablet every day due to anemia...should I stop taking & get my blood checked for it periodically?

Posted by: Judith McCrocklin at April 13th, 2020 8:18 PM

I would like very much to more about Rusty Blood Test, also about rusty blood vessels everywhere
in your body, such as in the heart, the brain, the Liver, etc. Thank you.

Posted by: Sonja Floyd at July 14th, 2020 10:32 AM
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