Turning Back the Clock serialisation – Chapter Nine – Hanging onto your marbles!

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Turning Back the Clock


This is chapter nine of the challenge to knock ten years off your actual age and so far I have covered many of the contributory causes that accelerate rather than inhibit the aging process. Previous chapters of Turning Back the Clock

Many people’s greatest fear is not that they will get arthritis or wrinkles or put weight on. Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease is a terrifying prospect for many of us who feel that being powerless mentally is far worse than any physical disability. This is probably the hardest aspect to aging that we might have to face but despite that, the emphasis is usually on the more obvious physical effects such as heart disease and conditions such as arthritis.

There are a great many theories about the causes of degenerative brain disease but certainly your lifestyle does have a direct impact on your…

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