October 13, 2020

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BTT – Fun Tips For Getting Older With Grace And Humor!

With today’s technology, we can dramatically slow down the effects that getting older can take on our physical appearance. From collagen injections in our lips and buttocks to major re-constructive surgery, the possibilities are almost endless. This article will give you some tips for stopping the getting older process seemingly in its tracks.

Routine Check-ups

Go for regular preventive health check-ups with your local physician.  Your doctor has the same goal as you – keeping your body in optimum health. As you get older, your body is more susceptible to disease and injury. By having regular check-ups, you could detect and treat small health problems before they turn into big health issues. They’ll also be able to recommend changes to your routine to keep you looking younger and living longer. It is also recommended that you attend dental and eyes check-ups as well.

When growing older, there is nothing more important than your personal health. If you feel good, consider what you have been doing and find ways to continue the momentum. If you feel mediocre, look for ways you can personally improve your health. If you feel sick, seek help and do so right away.

Eat Healthy

Make sure you’re getting enough vitamin D in your diet. If you’re not, try eating more fish or drinking more milk. If you can’t do either of those, look into supplements. Vitamin D has been shown to slow the growing older process and can keep you looking and feeling young much longer. Plus, it has other health benefits as well!

Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish are being shown to be a great ally in the fight against growing older. The fatty acids are amazing for the skin and will help keep it soft and moisturized longer. They are also showing promising benefits in their affects on the brain function as well. So go ahead and have more Salmon in your diet.

Eating fish is a great way to slow the aging process and stay young. A lot of new evidence is suggesting that beneficial elements, such as omega-3 fatty acids, are excellent for the skin. Even people who do not like fish can reap the benefits from it by taking a fish oil supplement.

Drink adequate amounts of water. It is easy for someone who is older to get dehydrated, and because of that, you need to make sure that you are drinking 8-10 cups of clean water on a daily basis.

Stop Destructive Behaviors

If you are still smoking and drinking heavily, now is the time to stop. Getting older means that a lot of body functions begin to slow down, including those things that protect you from the harmful things you do to your body. You’ll feel much better if you stick to those activities that enhance your health instead of take it away.

Don’t overeat! Overeating is one of the most common factors in shortening your life span. You don’t want to starve yourself, but you should be conscious of the amount of calories you’re taking in each day. Check with your doctor and find out the amount of calories you should be taking in based on your age, gender, and body type, and try to stick to that number.

As you get older, keeping a good balance when walking is a common complaint. Oftentimes, some may resort to using a walker or cane to help them keep their footing. Studies had shown that instead of using the customary walker or cane, instead, use a pole. A pole will help strengthen the upper body as well as help the balance of the senior when they walk.

As we age, we like to reminisce. While being reminiscent, do not let your mind take guilt trips. Instead, take a trip to a favorite vacation spot or the mall. Have a trip on a cruise ship to exotic ports. Travel to a foreign country you have always wanted to visit. Guilt trips take you nowhere. Remember, you cannot undo what has already been done, so guilt trips are useless.

Pamper Yourself, You Deserve It

Take care of your skin. As people age, their skin starts wrinkling, becoming drier and less elastic in the process. But taking care of your skin is sure to keep it softer and looking nicer. Wear sunscreen of at least SPF30, moisturize and cover your skin with light, loose-fitting clothing, when you are out in the sun. Invest in excellent quality skin products.

Grab a fashionable pair of sunglasses and wear them. Wearing a cute pair of glasses can help with looking younger but the biggest benefit is the protection it gives to your eyes and skin. The skin around our eyes is very thin and the suns UV rays can do a number on that area. Wearing glasses with that protect from UV rays will keep your skin protected and your eyes bright.

Take the time to get to know yourself. Many people do not really know what it is that they enjoy in life. If you take the time to try new things, you may find that you have been missing out on some really wonderful things that this life has to offer you.

 

Todays technology allows us to dramatically halt the getting older process in its tracks. From tummy-tucks to hair replacement, the possibilities seem to defy nature. Apply the advice from this article to stop the getting older process in its tracks, and feel young and beautiful forever.

*Information in the blog is provided for entertainment purposes only. Consult a medical professional before attempting any tips shown here.