Is Aging Affected by How We Live?

In order to understand how aging or longevity  can be influenced by our lifestyles one has to have a basic understanding of epigenetics  – still considered a controversial factor in disease and our overall health (morbidity and morality). Even though it is still to be determined, epigenetics is an interesting topic and thought-provoking hypothesis. Simply it is how we treat our bodies and how the resultant “wear and tear” on our health can lead to chronic diseases as well as how long we may live as determined by its affects on our genes. Here is how it works:



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