Common habits that make you age faster

Nobody can stop the process of aging, and as time goes on, the signs of aging inevitably become more obvious. But did you know that even a few of your habits hasten the aging process?

Some common habits can cause aging
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Yes, these habits really do lead to aging in middle age.

These are habits that are part of daily routines, and most people don’t even think about them.

Spending too much time in front of the screen

Physical inactivity in middle age reduces brain volume, according to a study. The researchers claim that the shrinkage of the brain’s volume is a sign of the rapid aging of the brain. Another study discovered that spending too much time in front of a screen as a young person has an impact on brain function as an adult.

Lack of sleep

According to a study, people who have sleep problems have more visible signs of aging, such as wrinkles, on their skin.

Research has shown that there is a link between lack of sleep and poor skin health, leading to premature aging.

Spending too much time sitting

One study found that excessive sitting increases a person’s risk of premature death by four times. The study looked at the lifestyles of millions of people.

According to research, people who spend a lot of time sitting typically develop unhealthy eating habits.

Perceiving oneself as old

According to research studies, if a person starts to feel old, they are likely experiencing early aging. People who feel young, on the other hand, age more slowly..

According to a study, people who felt older than their actual age were more likely than other people to end up in the hospital.

Sleeping on the stomach

This is a poor sleeping position because it increases the likelihood of becoming ill. According to one study, people who sleep on their sides are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s or other brain disorders.

Sitting with hunched shoulders

Improper posture in youth can cause a variety of illnesses in middle age. Working with your shoulders and neck hunched over a keyboard puts more strain on your body and can lead to muscle spasms, which raises your risk of developing back, neck, or hip pain.

When the spine is not in the right place, the pressure on the joints of the bones goes up.

Jealousy or malice

It is very stressful on the body and has a negative impact on the mind to be jealous of others or their accomplishments. According to a study, people who take other people’s advice to heart are more likely to age prematurely and die young. Simple practices to maintain bone strength as you age

Jealousy or brooding increases blood pressure and increases the risk of depression.


In tobacco, there are more than 3,800 chemicals that damage skin and hasten aging. Smokers are more likely than non-smokers to experience early wrinkling. When you suddenly get up after sitting for a while, why does darkness appear in front of your eyes?

Like junk food

Fast food and junk food are regarded as unhealthy and have the potential to hasten aging. This is because very few of the ingredients in this diet are necessary for the body, whereas many of them are unhealthy.

High consumption of sugar and sweetened beverages

Swelling in the body is exacerbated by eating and drinking more sugary foods and beverages. According to a study, eating a lot of sugar causes the skin to age more quickly, develop wrinkles, and become drier and less elastic.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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