Dr. Connie returns to share some helpful tips about what you need to know about healthy aging.
Did you know there are 13 factors that determine how long you can live a healthy life?
I'm Dr. Connie Mariano, Chief Clinical Officer for EmpowHER, with what you need to know about healthy aging.
An eye opening study by researchers at the University of Michigan School of Medicine shows eye health to be one of the top indicators for healthy living into your 80's, 90's, and beyond.
Researchers predicting the long term health of women, ages 65-69, found physical fitness to be number one on their list.
No surprise there.
There are three indicators that relate to heart health, including resting pulse, blood pressure, and whether or not you have taken any blood pressure medication.
Other indicators include diabetes, marital status, height change since age 25, number of medical clinic visits, and your assessment of your own health.
As you can imagine, smoking-past or present, is a major factor in healthy aging, along with diet and physical inactivity.
I'm Dr. Connie Mariano, Chief Clinical Officer with EmpowHER, with what you need to know about healthy aging.