What Trying To Stay Young Does To Your Body

Posted on February 16, 2017

We all want to stay young for as long as possible. But trying to cling onto the lifestyle you had in your 20s doesn’t keep you youthful. It might do something for you psychologically, but physically there are repercussions.

At the end of last year, Public Health England claimed that nine in 10 men and eight in 10 women aged between 40 and 60 are said to be not doing enough exercise, exceeding the recommended limits for alcohol, or are either overweight or obese. In my GP surgery, I’m seeing increasing numbers of 50-somethings with sexually transmitted diseases and problems with alcohol. There are also older people with illnesses related to overseas travel and the kinds of issues associated with overworking and work-related stress.

Read the full article on the Huffington Post site.