10 Tips to Live Longer and Healthier

I came across these 10 tips while sitting in the waiting room at my son’s last doctor appointment.  I thought they were simple targets to aim for.

1. FLOSS!  Flossing is so important because it prevents gingivitis. Gingivitis can age your arteries and lead to heart disease and decrease your immune system. Studies show that people with gum disease have an increased risk of heart disease and higher mortality rate.

2. LAUGHING!  When you laugh your body produces less aging stress hormones.  According to a 2006 Norwegian study of critically ill patients, odds of survival increase by 31 percent if you laugh a lot. Continue reading “10 Tips to Live Longer and Healthier”

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