People Over 50 Should Not Make These Fatal Health Mistakes

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1) Letting Go Social Connections

Loneliness may kill. It is associated with elevated risks of depression, cognitive decline, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.

2) Eating Too High Sodium Foods

Within a few weeks, if you reduce your salt consumption, your blood pressure should decrease, so reducing your chance of fatal heart disease and stroke.

3) Avoiding colorectal cancer screening

Precancerous polyps, which are the primary cause of colorectal cancer, can be detected by screening. Screening can also detect the disease in its earliest.

4) Not taking daily aspirin

Not everyone over the age of 50 should take aspirin daily. Nonetheless, it may make sense for persons with potentially life-threatening medical issues.

5) Avoiding weight exercises

In addition to strengthening muscles, exercising with free weights, resistance bands, or even your own body weight can help you retain bone density as you age.

6) Drinking Less Water

Children and the elderly are especially vulnerable to the most severe consequences of dehydration. Elderly people have less water in their bodies.

7) Not Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking provides rewards at any age. Even if you are beyond 50, stopping now can improve your health and perhaps save your life.

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