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Man, Age Is Just A Number.

March 8, 2017 by  
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(ThyBlackMan.comNobody likes the idea of growing old. And, when you start to notice certain changes; the fear becomes all the more real. The idea of losing your faculties and falling apart is a horrid one. But, aging is often taking only as badly as you make it for yourself. It’s perfectly possible to age with dignity and luster. You just have to take the right actions while you’re still relatively young. And, to help you out, this post will be going through some of the best ways to make sure your aging goes smooth and slow.

The first issue is a very common and difficult condition to live with. Joint pain affects most people into their later age; making life incredibly hard. As humans, our joints are very prone to failure. This, coupled with the fact that humans are living for longer than ever, is why so many people struggle with their lives. The only way that you can avoid this sort of pain in the future is by treating yourself right. Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly is the only real way to ensure that your joints stay healthy into your old age. You can also take a supplement like cod liver oil, which contains Omega3. Omega3 is great for your joints and can make them much healthier.

Men are much more prone to going bald than women. This is because of the way that the genders are defined when they develop. When a fetus is first conceived, it has two X chromosomes in it’s DNA. This makes it a girl. If the child is to be a boy, a section of one of the chromosomes is removed; resulting in one Y and one X chromosome. The section that is removed from the chromosome includes a copy of the genes that control our hair. This leaves men with bald heads and not much they can do about it. Thankfully, though, things are getting better. Nowadays, it’s easy for men suffering from hair loss can speak to a doctor about finasteride; a treatment that can help to increase hair growth. These sorts of treatments should be chosen by a doctor for you. So, it’s important to see a professional before you go out and buy some pills!

Along with hair loss on their head; a lot of men also find hair growing in other parts of their body. Typically, men will gain more hair in their nose, on their shoulders, and existing body hair will get thicker. This sort of transition is seen by many as a hallmark of old men. So, you should be doing everything you can to fight the growing tide. It’s best to avoid shaving hair like this; as it will come back more coarse than before. Instead, it’s best to get hair like this waxed. The modern techniques used for this sort of treatment are much kinder than they used to be. Most people can tolerate a waxing without any trouble.

A lot of men start to experience grey hairs from an early age. For some, this can happen as early as the 20s. And, can cause a lot of grief for people who care about their hair. Discoloration of the hair is often caused by the same thing that causes baldness in men. This makes it something that can hard to stop. And, most of the time, it’s best to just go with it. Most men will find that they feel much more confident when their hair is the right colour. So, it’s worth working to make improvements in this area. Using dye in your hair is the best way to make sure that it’s a colour that you like.

One of the typical effects of aging that people hate the most is wrinkles. Unfortunately, these are simply a fact of life. There are some chemicals and treatments out there that can make a difference. But, the ones that don’t make you look weird probably won’t work. And, finding ones that do work is almost impossible. So, it’s best to change the way that you use your face; to limit the wrinkles you get. Frowning is proven to cause more wrinkles than smiling. And, the wrinkles that smiling leave you with are often nice ones. So, smiling more can go a long way when it comes to improving this little chunk of aging.

Hopefully, this will give you the power you need to fight the effects of aging. A lot of people claim they don’t care or aren’t worried about this. But, with such easy ways to make a difference; it’s best to suck it up and start putting in the work. You’ll thank yourself in the end.

Staff Writer; Todd Carter


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