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3 Aging Hacks That Can Help You Stay Healthier And Happier As A Senior

3 Aging Hacks That Can Help You Stay Healthier And Happier As A Senior

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

As a society, we tend to fear getting older. What younger generations don’t realize, however, is that there is a lot to smile about when you are a senior. From having less responsibility to enjoying the smaller things in life, older adults really have it all figured out.

Aging Issues: Stress May Affect Memory, Brain Size In Middle Age

Aging Issues: Stress May Affect Memory, Brain Size In Middle Age

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Middle-aged people with high levels of the hormone cortisol in their blood have impaired memory when compared to those with average levels of the hormone - even before symptoms of memory loss start to show, according to a new study published in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. People with high levels of the hormone also had lower brain volume than those with regular cortisol levels.

Are You Aging Faster Than Your Chronological Age?

Are You Aging Faster Than Your Chronological Age?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Many people are interested to know whether they are aging faster or slower than their chronological age. That is why a lot of online quizzes, expensive chromosome tests or blood panels are prevalent nowadays, apparently to determine if our aging process matches our actual age. However, these tests are not really reliable in terms of determining your aging process. Some are also quite costly, ranging from $300 to $800.

Are We Slowing Down The Age Clock?

Are We Slowing Down The Age Clock?

Reviewed By Ray Spotts

Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the researchers examined how biological age, relative to chronological age, changed in the U.S. while considering the contributions of health behaviors. Biological age was calculated using several indicators for metabolism, inflammation, and organ function, including levels of hemoglobin, total cholesterol, creatinine, alkaline phosphatase, albumin, and C-reactive protein in blood, as well as blood pressure and breath capacity data.

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