8 Physical Traits That Show You Can Have A Long Life

Human life expectancy averages 79 years. But some people can live much longer.

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Ihor Malytskyi on Unsplash

Human life expectancy averages 79 years. But, of course, a healthy diet, a healthy lifestyle, genetic and chronic diseases can extend or shorten this period. 100 of some people. we’re seeing news that he’s celebrating his anniversary. This is first and foremost the reward of having a healthy lifestyle. Not only our health, but also our physical characteristics can indicate whether we will have a long life. For example, you can have an overweight body and eat a lot, but if you don’t have belly fat, this is a big plus in a long life. I share 8 physical traits that show you can have a long life.

1.Looking young

An interesting study was conducted by Danish scientists.They examined 187 twin ifts from 2001 to 2013. At the end of this study, they realized that those who looked younger than twins lived longer.

2. Genes and hormones

Scientists suggest that women typically live 6 to 8 years longer than men. This is due to Gene differences between men and women. Women have two X chromosomes. On the other hand, hormonal differences between women and men are also effective in this regard. It is known that women have a calmer structure due to hormones. At the time of the increase in the hormone testosterone in the last years of puberty in men, death rates are also increasing. Experts say the causes of this condition may be men’s risk-bearing activities, such as fighting, riding cars and bicycles at high speed, and suicide.

3. Giving birth after the age of 33

Some researchers say that if you gave birth after the age of 33, you are likely to be able to live longer. Because if a woman’s reproductive system ages slowly, the rest of the body ages after her. This, in turn, means that the internal organs that provide the functioning of the body will age later.

4. Body mass index between 18 and 25

Obesity can shorten life expectancy, a study has found. Obesity is a very serious health problem that triggers various cardiovascular diseases. However, scientists say a normal body mass index is between 18.5 and 25.

5. Lack of belly fat

Belly fat can happen even in people who are not overweight. Fat accumulation in the abdominal area can be the cause of some heart diseases. This is a very important situation that directly affects your life expectancy. This research was conducted by tracking the health status of many people from 2000 to 2016. For this reason, you need to pay attention to the lubrication around the abdomen and waist.

6. Having a good sleep pattern

Sleep is one of the basics that the body needs to function correctly. A healthy sleep pattern also has a direct impact on both your mental and physical health. Sleeping less than 5–7 hours a night can reduce your life expectancy by 12 percent. Experts ‘ recommendations for each age group are as follows;

- Young adults (18–25 years old) 7–9 hours

- Adults (26–64) 7–9 hours

- Older adults (65+) 7–8 hours

7. Using your right hand

There’s not a hundred percent blood to prove that theory. But still, some studies note that right-handed people live longer than left-handed people. Especially among athletes, this situation is much more common.

8. Being a tall woman

Interesting, but there was a scientific study that found that tall women were more likely to reach the age of 90. But for men, this is not the case. Men’s longevity is key; exercise for more than 60 Minutes a day.

Life-Optimization Coaches champion people to live their best lives by impacting the 6 Key Life Areas:

Health & Appearance

Wealth & Finances
Job or Business
Personal & Spiritual Development
Recreation, Passions, & Hobbies (Fun)

Written by

Health And Self Care Tips. Healthy Living Facts, Diet and Exercise Tips & Tools for Success.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store