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Institute Of Cosmetology

7011 Harwin Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77036-2121

General Phone: 713-783-9988
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Lifestyle choices can lead to premature ageing - Channel News Asia

AGEING is a normal process of physical change that happens over time. Some people age passively without giving much thought of making conscious, healthy choices to take care of their body and mind. Others tend to be more pro-active. Normal signs of ageing are generally the same for most people. Everyone has his or her own ageing timeline, and for the most part, how your body ages depends on many contributing factors. For instance, genetic patterns of ageing can play a part. Lifestyle choices can also have a powerful impact on how your body ages. Heavy smokers can accelerate their ageing process by their lifestyle choices. For them, the ageing process can start as early as in the 20s. On the other hand, a 40-year-old running a marathon can be fit enough to compete with an 18-year-old, said Ms Chew Pei Kiang, a nursing officer with the Health for Life Centre at Alexandra Hospital. There is no scientifically proven way to determine how the body ages, say most medical practitioners. "Ageing is the law of nature. I tell my patients that they should age gracefully, and take care of themselves from a young age," said Dr Lim Litsing, education director - more available