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4 Common Myths About Aging

4 Widespread Misconceptions About Aging Myth : Losing those few extra pounds will extend your life. Fact : Once you hit 75, carrying a little extra weight can be protective. Myth : You're bound to get crotchety and withdrawn. Fact : Personalities don't change much after age 30, So, if some one is cheerful and gregarious in there 40s, they can be expected to be the same in there 80s too. Myth : Senility is inevitable. Fact : While nearly everyone experiences a certain amount of decline in cognitive abilities as they age, most of us don't have an actual impairment in memory. Myth : You won't have the energy to exercise well in your 80s. Fact : People who take up exercise later in life,experience improved heart function by lowering their resting heart rate and increasing their heart mass and the amount of blood pumped with each beat. Designed and Developed in Public Interest by Nutra Business Source : http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/articles/2009/02/20/5-common-myths-about-aging

4 Common Myths About Aging

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4 Common Myths About Aging

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Simon Field

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aging

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Health
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