3 Key Risks for Old-age Disability

A 12 year study of 4000 seniors found that three unhealthy habits increase the risk of disability later in life. French researchers tracked seniors’ disability from 2001-2012 finding physical inactivity, poor diet and smoking each increase the risk of disability. In addition, the risk of disability increased progressively as unhealthy behaviors clustered. Seniors with ALL three risk factors were…

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Chronic Teen Headaches Related To Lifestyle

Researchers in Norway found that teenage lifestyle habits are associated with recurring headaches. Lack of physical activity, smoking, and having excess weight significantly increased the incidence of headaches. Risk was even higher if a teen had more than one of these habits.PositiveTip: Exercising, not smoking, and keeping weight in the normal range can help prevent headaches.  

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Physical Inactivity and Risk of Serious Disease

After analysing the lifestyle habit data in several large studies, researchers have found that those who were physically inactive doubled their risk of ischemic heart disease, experienced 72% increased risk of ischemic stroke, a 52% higher risk of breast cancer, and an 80% increase in colon cancer risk.PositiveTip: Exercise is a great way to reduce…

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