Ever notice the person who looks "young" for their age? You know they're an adult, but beyond that is anyone's guess.
From the stories they tell, you gather they were around "when." Yet when you think back to how many years ago "when" was, you about have to do a double take. The person simply doesn't look old enough to have been present for the story they just told.
You've probably met people like that, and so have I.
And then there are the others. You know. The ones who tell you "I was born in the early 60's" and you thought they were ten years older. Oooh. Regretfully, this second group is the subject of sign #4 that everyday life could be undermining your health: "You look or feel "old" for your age."
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Another sign that things are going right in your world (# 5 of 7 signs in our series) is that you easily resist getting sick. Everyone around you can be coughing and hacking, yet your immune system is up to the task of keeping you healthy. It's a good thing!
On the other hand, if you're the person who gets every little bug, listen up. This means something. One of the things it means is that your immune system isn't doing as good a job for you as you might like.
Now sometimes people figure, well, who cares? It's too much trouble to do the things I'd need to do to make a change. I can deal with a cold once in a while. And you probably can. But what about the bigger guns -- cancer for instance? Let's think about this some more.
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Who's in the driver's seat of your life? Today's article marks the completion (for now) of our series on clues that everyday life might be undermining your health. If you've been counting, I originally announced 7 signs and today's article is the 6th. Let's just keep the last one a secret for now and focus on today, ok?
So who's in the driver's seat of your life, anyway? If you are a normal, healthy adult and your answer to this question is anyone other than you, then listen up. Chances are you think of yourself as being more at the effect of others than at the wheel yourself. Another way to put this is that...
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