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Jul252013

10:59:24 pm

Aging Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Thing



If you're like most people, you already know plenty of tricks for avoiding aging. This article has tips that will help you stay young as long as you can.



Stop frowning if you want to avoid wrinkles. It may seem a little silly, but it's true. When you feel you are doing this, a quick pinch on the arm will make you stop. When you are aware of your frowning habit you will be able to break it.



Resveratrol is a helpful compound. Caloric restriction diets have been shown to extend life and lower abnormal insulin levels. Resveratrol gives you many of the same benefits and is found in many foods, like nuts and grapes. Resveratrol can be found in some supplements and in Japanese knotweed. Senna quinquangulata, originating in South America, is yet another known source.






Try eating more resveratrol. Resveratrol mimics the natural processes related to calorie restriction diets. It may be possible to instead get some of those benefits from resveratrol, which is naturally found in nuts and grapes. You can find Resveratrol in Japanese knotweed's (Fallopia japonica's or Polygonum cuspidatum's) roots that in supplements. Yet another source of resveratrol is in a South American bush called senna quinquangulata.



Everyone gets older. There will come a point as we age that we may lose the ability to take care of ourselves. If this happens, it may be necessary to decide to move into a nursing home. Nursing homes are often the best option, even if they do not seem too appealing at the time. People that work in these places will be able to give you the health care you cannot give yourself.



Be sure to get an ample amount of sleep every day. You need to aim for between seven and nine hours of sleep. There are many diseases that can be instigated by insufficient sleep.



It is important to recognize there will come a time that you will be unable to care for yourself. The effects of aging makes it harder to care for yourself as well as you once did. When it gets to this point, you should consider looking into a nursing home. While not the ideal situation for some, in actuality this might be the best available option. Nurses, doctors and other nursing home staff will help provide you with a quality of life you may not be able to provide yourself.



As you get older, your eyes need special care. Some decrease in your vision is natural with aging, but regular eye exams can detect any serious conditions before they do too much damage.



If you are addicted to nicotine, find resources to assist you in breaking your habit. Smoking gives you wrinkles and can make your lips thinner. Nicotine addiction reduces your expected life span and will make you appear older than you are.



Excess sugar consumption can actually shorten your life. Sugar decreases an individual's lifespan, and it causes aging to speed up. Scientific studies have revealed that sugar has a detrimental impact on the life of every living animal.



Do not fall. Falling injuries are a serious issue among seniors. Walking is a low impact exercise that can really make a difference in your health. To reduce the chance of fractures, increase your bone density by combining weight training, calcium and vitamin D.



These tips should help you slow down the process of aging, and also prevent some aging issues before they even begin. It's never too soon to think about how to make your senior years your best. Age is no reason to look or feel any less than you really are.

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