How to Age Gracefully in Your 60’s: Do’s and Don’ts

Love and Take Care of Your Skin

It is a well-known fact that in your 60’s your skin would become fragile, you will have an increased number of age spots and your skin will feel drier. You can suffer from more unsightly breakouts and other skin issues that are related to menopause.

Strengthen Your Bones

When you reach the age of 60 your bones and joints start to become brittle. There is a wear and tear down of the cartilage and loss of fluid making the muscles weaker.

Increase the Speed of Your Metabolism

It is a known fact that as humans get older their metabolism slows down making it harder to lose excess fat. It can slow down for up to 5 percent per decade so when you reach the age of 60 it is now harder to lose weight. If you do nothing to combat this then the increase in your weight becomes steady.

Make Your Heart Strong

Once you reach the age of 60 you are prone to a range of diseases and abnormalities in the body, at times this can include heart diseases. To avoid suffering from heart diseases make sure to keep moving. Do brisk walking, perform exercises and remain physically active. Avoid the risk of stroke by incorporating exercise in your daily life. Get the necessary amount of sleep of at least 7 hours a day and avoid overworking yourself to decrease the chances of developing heart problems later on.

What To Expect in Your 60’s?

In your 60’s your body begins to decline at a much rapid pace. Here is where age-related hearing loss begins due to the changes happening in the ear canal, eardrum and other structures of the ear. High-frequency tones diminish, your voice quality also diminishes.

Revolutionary Power of Stem Cells

Aging does not have to be about suffering and decline. You can choose to age gracefully.

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Christel Payseng

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