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Longevity

What are some of the environmental factors that influence aging?

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  • Some of the environmental factors that influence aging are:

    • Sun exposure: if excessive, it reduces elasticity and increases the risk
      for skin cancer.

    • Sedentary lifestyle: it leads to muscle weakness and decreased exercise
      capacity.

    • Overeating: it contributes to acid reflux disease, constipation,
      atherosclerosis, diabetes, and hypertension.

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