Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Secrets to Aging Well

I doubt if there's anybody who'll disagree to wanting to age well. Who would want to grow up to be a dry and sickly old person anyway?

Some people say others age well because of their genetics. There may be some truth behind that. But even then, just because you belong to family of people who didn't age well, it doesn't mean that you can't do anything to prevent becoming like them.

How can you ensure that you'll grow old healthy? Here are some great tips:

  • Ditch your vices. Vices, like cigarette smoking and excessive alcohol drinking, do nothing but damage your body. Eliminating these habits will ensure that you stay healthier for a longer time.
  • Get enough rest. Your cells get repaired during sleep. By getting enough sleep, you keep your cells and their functions in good working order.
  • Observe personal hygiene. By keeping your body clean, you lower your risk of skin infections and keep your skin in healthy condition. Healthy skin will actually make you look younger.

Lastly, learn ways to effectively deal with stress. Stress has been noted to trigger different diseases as well as make you look older faster.

Written By: Abbey Grace Yap

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