The older you get, the more you think about your health and your age. Many people wish they could look younger and feel younger. You can slow down aging through eating better, exercising, hydrating more, receiving therapies and getting customized help from a professional. Instead of using creams and “miracle treatments” to try to slow down your aging, do it with us through effective, rejuvenating therapies and counseling!
Did you know that the world is progressively aging? The life expectancy is increasing all over the world, which leads to people reaching higher ages than they did before. That’s great news for the people of the world! Not so great news? The National Council on Aging reports that at least 80% of older adults have at least one if not more chronic conditions. 77% have 2 or more.
Chronic conditions seem to simply come with age, as the body has been through many years of wear and tear. However, how well you take care of your body will indicate how high your risk is for chronic conditions in the future. Your diet, exercise, and lifestyle habits will also determine if you live long or not. Luckily, you can live longer and slow down aging by focusing on diet, exercise and your body’s overall health.
Having a good diet is not something people should have just to lose weight. The body was not meant to thrive on fast food, processed meals, sugary snacks and sodas. Your body needs fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and water every day to thrive. You need specific amounts of all of those and all the vitamins and minerals (like calcium, zinc, and vitamin B) for your body tissues to stay healthy.
When you get proper nutrients from a healthy diet, your cells have what they need to repair tissues and renew them constantly. You can keep skin healthier, free of wrinkles longer, and slow down aging as you get healthier. Start cutting out sugar-packed foods from your life. Switch to drinking water instead of soda, alcohol or juice. Add in several servings of green vegetables and colorful fruits into your day. Stay hydrated so your skin and tissues stay lubricated, so they can be younger for longer. Diet really does matter if you want to slow down aging.
Exercise is no less important. It keeps your circulation going, which continually renews your cells and brings nutrients to all the tissues that need it. Plus, exercise gets rid of all the waste, toxins and extra fat you don’t want bogging down your system. Those who diet and exercise well can generally expect to live longer with a significantly reduced risk of chronic diseases.
When it comes to aging, chronic conditions just happen! You may have one or more conditions because of your genetics, as many conditions and diseases run in families. If this is you, there are always therapies and medical treatments that can help you to naturally deal with aging changes. Here are some facts we do know about chronic conditions:
With so many people at risk for or dealing with chronic conditions, there has to be something to do about it. This is why chiropractic rehabilitation exists. Services found at chiropractic centers are meant to improve diet, decrease symptoms and causes of chronic conditions, and slow down aging.
Want to slow down aging? Make some simple changes in your life:
If you want to slow down aging through diet, exercise or therapies that can lengthen your life, call Olathe Chiropractic today at (913) 732-0087 and see what we can do for you!