AGING – WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT
According to oxford dictionary it defined aging as the state of being old or a particular period a persons’ life or a process of growing old. This process involves a lot of thing that give people concern that some people age more rapidly than others , the reasons behind this include ; emotional stress , depression, poor nutritional habit, e.t.c
SIGNS OF AGING
Common condition in older age include hearing loss , cataract , and refractive error, back and neck pain. Chronic obstructive, pulmonary disease , diabetes , depression and dementia
Grey hairs: ordinarily , people see this is a sign of aging especially when it starts appearing on people who have never had it in their younger days
Skeletal changes: bone density decrease as age increases. This may lead to degenerative disorder of the skeleton called osteoporosis
Kidney function: At old age, the ability of the kidney to form diluted and concentrated urine is reduced. This may interfere with the removal of wastes.
Loss of Elasticity of skin: this is related to decreasing sense of feelings
FEAR OF AGING
Even though old age is what people should pray for, most people behave in ways that suggest that they are afraid of getting old.
Most legal system of specific aga when individual are allowed or obliged to do something on there own option. They include they varies age, voting age , marrying age, criminal age, and retirement age.
Population aging: is the increase in the number and proportion of older person in the society. It has been argued that population aging has undermined economic developed
Such behavior include
1 dyeing / removal of Greg hair
2 cosmetic make up and even surgery
3 selective relationship and dressing
HOW TO PREVENT AGING
Protect your skin from the sun every day. Whether spending a day at the beach or running errands, sun protection is essential
if you smoke then you have to stop: It causes wrinkles and a dull, sallow complexion
Avoid repetitive facial expressions. When you make a facial expression, you contract the underlying muscles. Especially on the face
Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. I suggest that eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables may help prevent damage that leads to premature skin aging.
Drinking alcohol : . It dehydrates the skin, and in time, damages the skin. This can make us look older.
Doing exercise weekly: I suggest that moderate exercise can improve circulation and boost the immune system
Apply a facial moisturizer every day. Moisturizer traps water in our skin, giving it a more youthful appearance.
Avoiding skin burn: When your skin burns or stings, it means your skin is irritated. Irritating your skin can make it look older
The process of aging is highly individualistic, and is a reflection of a lifetime of each person unique experience or lifestyle . proper diet, exercise and rest through young age to old age will guarantee a fulfilled old age experience many older person remain physical active May decrease. It is not unusual to see an older person rising bike or swimming or skipping .