Active Personality Traits Linked to Human Longevity

Science Daily:

Numerous studies — including a number from the 90+ Study — have confirmed that being active is important for successful aging, and it may deter the advancement of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

Jan. 3, 2013 — A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.

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  1. It’s been well documented that the more you’re involved with social and physical activities, the more likely you’ll live longer. It could be as simple as that.” Very well said and thanks for such an informatory post.

  2. Social active life plays a big role in human longevity. Elderly individuals who participated in group activities are more health than the loners and inactive(i.e. couch potatoes). Indoor and outdoor activities within group of friends or acquaintances leads to positive physical and mental health. Many studies show that most serious and terminal diseases, like cancer, neuron-degeneration disease, lungs and heart disease, kidney failure, etc. have link with poor social and inactive life style.

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