How To Live Forever - Page 2
Other attributes of your body to be cognizant of include tiny pieces of DNA called telomeres. Eliminating chronic stress from your lifestyle can inhibit your telomeres from shortening, which can result in more time living the good life. If that’s impossible, counteract the stress with vigorous physical activity for at least 10 minutes a day. And when you’re at work, be an overachiever, but duck out of the office after working no more than 50 hours a week.
Of course, we know some things are just simply out of our hands, which is why we have to look to scientists who are growing new hearts to replace our natural tickers, robotics theorists working diligently to create nanobots that can remove life-threatening pathogens from our bloodstreams, and geneticists staying in the lab to discover ways to break the link between aging and death. If the famous Aubrey de Grey is correct in his theory that the first human beings who will live to be 1,000 years old are already walking this planet, then we just might be able to beat the clock.
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