Live a Long Life: How to Increase Your Lifespan

Monday, 10 Mar 2014 10:17 PM

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People are looking for various ways to increase their life expectancy, where they can not only live long but also increase the lifespan of their good health. Follow the tips below if you want to increase your lifespan
 
Exercise as a Healthy Lifestyle

Research studies explain that exercising more than three hours per week helps you reduce your body’s effective age by about nine years from your actual biological age. This clearly depicts that healthy exercise would aid in increasing your life expectancy and keep you healthy for the long haul. One must incorporate both cardiovascular exercises as well as the strength-training activities.

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A Balanced Diet as an Important Element to Increase Your Lifespan

Among all the major things to increase your life expectancy, having a healthy diet of balanced nutrients actually helps you a lot. Anti-aging foods like fruits and vegetables must be eaten regularly as they enhance your healthy lifespan.
 
Quit Smoking

Smoking causes many respiratory issues, which, in turn, reduce your life expectancy. The same is true for excessive consumption of alcohol – it leads to many health issues including cancer and cardiac problems, which further reduces your lifespan. However, moderate alcohol consumption is good for healthy long life. To help you prevent these adverse things and condition, quit smoking and regulate alcohol consumption to increase your healthy life expectancy. This is crucial to help you live a long life.
 
Encouraging Laughter in Your Life

As the old saying goes, 'Laughter is the best medicine.’ It can increase your lifespan and help you live healthy for long by embracing laughter and a sense of humor in life. Research has found that “persons who have a good sense of humor are likely to live 35 percent longer than people who shy away from laughter and happiness.”

Sex as a Healthy Source of a Long Lifespan

Sex is good for a healthy life. It is a good form of exercise. Having sex at least once every week actually aids in increasing your healthy lifespan and thus raising your life expectancy. Good sex boosts the immune system and burns calories. Thus, it helps you get a long and healthy life expectancy.
 
Surprising Things to Keep in Mind to Prevent a Reduced Lifespan

Drinking a moderate quantity of alcohol boosts life expectancy and keeps you healthy. Research says that people who do not consume any alcohol have a shorter life compared to the longer lifespans of people consuming a moderate quantity.
 
Proper and sound sleep is good for health. However, sleeping more than 10 hours can reduce longevity or your lifespan and thus counter a long life expectancy. Therefore, it is important not to sleep more than eight hours per day.
 
Arguing with your partner can help you have a long life expectancy. This is a strange but factual thing proven by scientists. Another surprising thing noticed by experts is that children living in more hygienic environments are prone to develop cyclical cancer, which in turn reduces a healthy lifespan. Therefore, a bit of dirt can be good!

Following the above tips and taking note of these things can help increase life expectancy.
 
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