Although longevity depends on genetic factors, lifestyles and positive attitudes toward life are important factors to help you enhance your life expectancy.
Limit the harmful habits
It has been proven that the harmful effects of smoking, alcohol contribute to speed up the aging of the body’s organs. Although we do not get the harmful effects of these habits right, according to research’s results, the age of people addicted to smoking reduce 8-9 years, and 10-15 years for people addicted to alcohol.
Get enough sleep
People who get enough sleep are healthier than people who sleep too much or too little. The average person who sleeps 7 hours per day has the lowest death rate, whereas person who sleeps 9 hours per day are at the highest risk.
Control the stress
Work pressure, earning money, your children make up your daily depression and stress. Stress is a powerful factor of aging. So, if you want to slow down biological aging process, you must know how to handle stress, and don’t let your body drop into stressful status in the long run. To enhance the longevity, you need to live comfortably, keep your joyful spirit and care for people around. To reduce stress, massage chair is one of the best method to help you relieve tension; alleviate depression, chronic pain, joint issue, high-blood pressure, anxiety and more. A massage chair comes with many pre-programmed massage option, time frame of the massage, body-mapping technology and so on, which help you enjoy the comfort, relaxation and health-boosting benefits.
Smile strengthens the immune system, especially increase the formation of “killer cells” which help the body fight disease and cancer. Smile also increases the production of endorphins in the brain and compounds that make the feeling of happiness. Certainly, a smiley person will live longer than sad one.
Maintain a healthy diet
The relationship between weight and longevity remains poorly elucidated; but we all know that overweight and obesity are risky factors for many diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. These diseases can cause death. Diet for the prevention of this disease requires the limitation of fat, sugar and salt; eating enough protein, calories during the day and provide enough vitamins and minerals. Unreasonable nutrition reduces average life expectancy of 6-10 years.
Maintain the mental activity
If you retire, you should read book, play chess, play sport and so on in your spare time to stimulate thinking and intellectual development. Maintaining the mental activity is the important key to reduce the rate of aging of the body.
Participate in social activities
It has been proven that people, who are open-minded, have a wide relationship and a lot of friends are often healthier than those who are reserved and live alone. Those who have many relatives and friends will be less affected by stress and are more likely to suffer from stress factors. Doing exercise between 30 and 70 years of age helps your body lose about 30 to 40% of muscle mass. Besides, the efficiency of the heart’s blood supply drops more than 30%. If you do exercise regularly, it will slow down these changes for about 20 years. Some exercises help you to prolong life are power walking and cycling (At least 3 times per week and 30-40 minutes each session).