Recent studies show that stress causes physical changes in the body that can accelerate aging.
Give yourself a break
Recent studies show that stress causes physical changes in the body that can accelerate aging. urges of the hormones adrenaline and cortisol cause blood pressure to rise and the heart to beat faster.
Consume more fat
The healthy kind, that is. Omega-3 fatty acids (found in salmon, walnuts, and seeds) help stabilize your mood, maintain bone strength, and help prevent visible signs of aging by reducing inflammation in the body, explains Nicholas Perricone, MD, a leading anti-aging expert
Feel the love
The ability to embrace life boosts self-esteem, fuels the immune system, and improves cardiovascular health. Passion in bed can be particularly beneficial: "Loving touches release hormones, including oxytocin, that reduce stress and anxiety," says Mehmet Oz, MD, professor of surgery and vice chairman of cardiovascular services at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University
Sip green tea
The health buzz about this brew keeps getting stronger: green tea was found to reduce the risk of breast cancer and prevent remissions, and now it's being tested as a way to help prevent bladder, colorectal, and lung cancer recurrence.
Drink red wine
The latest antiaging weapon is not an injection or a wonder cream, and it doesn't involve any nipping or tucking either.It's a glass of red wine a day for women and two for men, according to Richard A. Baxter, MD, a plastic surgeon in Seattle