11 Effective Habits That Tends To Shorten / Reduce Your Life Span

It’s no secret that smoking and drinking are bad habits, but did you know there are several other common habits that could be slowly killing you? Many of these habits lead to similar potentially deadly circumstances, so getting these habits in check could truly help save your life.

On this post, we Are Going to discuss in Details the other bad habits that can reduce your life span.

According to Dr. Irfan Mansuri, who Is a Family Medicine physician.

  • He stated that there are 7 bad habits that can actually cause the life span of a person to reduce.

Hence, after much research, I come up with the conclusion that that what Doctor Irfan said was accurate.

"Habits are important for our longevity because habits are things we do without much or any conscious thinking," says Dr. Caroline Cederquist, founder of BistroMD, over email. "Habits actually make up a very large portion of the actions we do each day. Those actions like exercising, drinking water, flossing, going to bed at a regular time, and eating with regularity can work for our health and longevity. Or, other unhealthy habits can work against it."

Alright let's Discuss.

1. Sitting All Day

Do you have a desk job? Do you often find yourself glued to your desk due to the amount of work you have to do? You may think sitting all day is harmless, but, surprisingly sitting for long hours is linked to a higher risk of death from heart disease.

2. Worrying too much

Actually, Worrying too much is a bad habit that can have an awful impact on your lifespan. Though it's important to be aware of your surroundings and to keep up with future plans, that doesn't mean you should worry too much in life. In fact, having too much stress, anxiety, and worry might actually shorten your lifespan. There have been a few studies that have found that worrying too much is a bad habit that can increase the risk of heart problems and overall mortality.

3. The habit of drinking alcohol

Always remember that drinking alcohol excessively is another unhealthy habit that reduces life expectancy. Alcohol in smaller quantities can actually be good, but excessive consumption can harm your health and lower your life span.

4. Not reading books

These days it’s easy to find yourself on the sofa in front of the TV bingeing a box set or two. While we know it’s not the healthiest activity, would sitting and doing something else like reading a book make any difference? Well, it looks like it could. A study by the National Library of Medicine found that compared to non-book readers and people who read just newspapers and magazines, those who love to sit down with a good book had a 23-month survival advantage.

5. The habit of not exercising.

6. The habit of stressing your brain.

7. The habit of not drinking enough a water.

8. Not socialising enough

Another surprising thing that decreases life expectancy is a lack of social interaction. One study found that loneliness may be the biggest threat to survival and longevity, with feelings of loneliness directly impairing the immune system, making us less resistant to diseases and

9. Ignoring Your Snoring

There's no doubt a person who snores isn't exactly the best sleep partner. But more importantly, their health may be at risk, as snoring is a common sign of sleep apnea. 

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, this sleep disorder can have serious consequences, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, so see your doctor. There are plenty of devices out there, from pillows to breathing mechanisms, that can help keep you from sawing too many logs.

10. Wearing Earphones For Many Hours

Be it while ravelling, working out, working or studying, many of us have a habit of incessantly plugging in the earphones for multiple hours. This habit is really bad as it can spell hearing loss in the long run. Make sure that you do not spend hours with earphones plugged and keep the volume to an audible enough and not loud as that is the main culprit.

11. Biting Your Nails

Many people bite their nails constantly as a means for passing time or when they are nervous. This habit is not merely a bad personality gesture but is also bad for one's health because of the germs that stick to our fingers when we touch different surfaces and have bacteria and viruses.

You don't even want to know how many germs you are putting in your mouth with this bad habit. 
Since your fingers touch virtually everything you come into contact with throughout the day, your fingertips and nail beds are teeming with bacteria.

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