When we were told as children that education is important, no one had any idea that education could contribute to a longer life. A number of studies, including “The Longevity Project” show this to be true.

Living longer: Education major factor in longevity

Happpy children in Classroon“White males with fewer than twelve years of education currently have a life expectancy at birth equivalent to that of all men in the United States born in 1972, while white females with similar education have the life expectancy of all women in the …”
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Naturally and safely withdrawing from alcohol and drugs can and should be carried out immediately. Individuals are getting seriously ill and dying from abused medicines, alcohol and drugs.

What drugs can an individual safely withdraw from in their own home that requires little medical supervision from drug treatment centers? What conditions should you ask for close medical support? Most individuals want to desperately get rid of their dependence to alcohol and drugs, but only a couple of them know the secrets to withdraw effectively and comfortably. How does one reduce the anxiety and sleeplessness during withdrawal?

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Live Longer | Drink Coffee
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“What is the best part of waking up? Apparently it’s  living a long time. In a 13 year study involving 400,000 men and women, those who drank coffee were less likely to die from chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Researchers aren’t ready to say that coffee prevents these things but coffee does contain a lot of anti-oxidants. No word on the quality of the coffee consumed, but if it was that crappy stuff, longevity may not have been worth it.”

 

Many of us start the morning with a strong coffee and think little of it. Yet new medical research suggests that it could be aiding you to live longer – if you drink plenty of it. Read More…

“We can say with certainty that regular jogging increases longevity. The good news is that you don’t actually need to do that much to reap the benefits.” So says Peter Schnohr, a Danish researcher who has completed a significant study on the relationship between longer life and jogging.

Some newspapers and other media previously suggested that perhaps jogging was too dangerous for middle aged men, after a few died while running. It was thought that jogging could put too much strain on the heart. However Schnohr’s study strongly suggests otherwise.

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Cheer up. Stop worrying. Don’t work so hard?

UC Riverside study of longevity unearths surprising answers.

Good advice for a long life? As it turns out, no. In a groundbreaking study of personality as a predictor of longevity, University of California, Riverside researchers found just the opposite.

“It’s surprising just how often common assumptions – by both scientists and the media – are wrong,” said Howard S. Friedman, distinguished professor of psychology who led the 20-year study.
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A great sleep is essential for great health and longevity.

  • Do you toss and turn at night?
  • Does your mind race with events from yesterday and ideas for tomorrow?
  • Do you rely on prescription pills?

Kitten sleeping with open mouthThese issues and many more are common to millions of people worldwide. Ideally seven to eight hours a night is recommended. However the reality is that for many, they just do not get enough sleep. Requirements do vary somewhat from person to person, but to function effectively during the day you need to awaken well rested. If you struggle to get enough sleep try the following:

1. Get enough exercise during the day, and then have a wind down period for a couple of hours before sleep. Aerobic exercise is particularly beneficial because it releases endorphins and helps relieve stress.

2. Make going to bed at the same time a habit. You may need to organize this with your partner or other family members. A happier you will be a reward for them.
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