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How to extend your life – say scientists: a method that reduces mortality by 20%

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Who doesn’t want to live long? Scientists have discovered how to increase your chances.

Our body is a complex system that must be treated with care. In addition, you need to take care of not only, say, physical health, but also the brain. The mind just needs activity.

How to achieve it? The answer is simple: reading.

Thus, scientists from Yale University published a study in the journal Social Science and Medicine, where they claim that lovers of reading live longer than those who do not like to read at all.

According to them, those who spent more than 3.5 hours per week reading a book lived about 23 months longer than people who did not read. Moreover, regardless of gender, health, education and financial security. 23 months… An impressive period, don’t you think?

“Book readers showed a 20% reduction in mortality risk over 12 years of follow-up compared to non-readers. Moreover, our analysis showed that any level of book reading conferred a significantly greater survival advantage than reading periodicals.

Why do people who read books live longer? The answer is simple: the brain is like a muscle and it needs regular exercise to stay in shape. Well, when your brain is healthy and full of strength, you are also healthy. In addition, taking care of your mind significantly reduces the risk of dementia.

Also Read: Losing Your Mind: 10 Celebrities With Dementia

Source: The Voice Mag

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