Check out two ideas for staying mentally and physically active during the summer season. The nervous system also changes over time. Reflexes are slower, coordination deteriorates, and memory lapses often occur at embarrassing moments. The average person sleeps less in adulthood than in their youth, even if they no longer need to set the alarm.
Not surprisingly, spirits often sink as the body slows down. It sounds bleak and these changes happen to healthy men. Men with health problems begin to age earlier and slow down even more. Still, getting old isn't for cowards.
The strongest men in middle age had the lowest risk of disability and dependence in old age, even taking into account chronic diseases. One of the reasons for the decline in muscle mass and bone density is the decline in testosterone, the male hormone, which decreases by approximately 1% every year after age 40. According to health experts, these are five things to keep in mind that will help you stay physically active as you age. Scientists have evaluated men in Hawaii, Seventh-day Adventists in California, residents of both sexes in Framingham, Massachusetts, elderly American women, British runners, middle-aged Englishmen, retired Dutch people, and residents of Copenhagen, among others.