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As much as aging is a natural process, there are factors that no doubt accelerate it. You’ve probably come across lots of people who appear older than they really are to the point that it’s surprising at times. The fact is, we all have a role to play in maintaining a healthy and youthful lifestyle; this is because the rate at which we age sometimes depends on how well we take care of ourselves. However, at MD Beauty Labs, we understand that aging prematurely can be out of your hands, and that is why we offer treatments that are designed to rejuvenate the skin and restore your youthful appearance.

Aside from hormonal and medical factors which are unfortunately out of your hands, some factors contribute to premature aging that are within your control; these are everyday, seemingly innocent habits that could actually be adding years to your face.

Too Much Stress

Stress can be a good thing as it keeps you alert, but constantly stressing over things is detrimental to your health and will also affect your physical appearance over time. Doing things that put your body under pressure like multitasking or working nonstop just to get an extended vacation can seem okay. However, the continuous stress on the body and mind can lead to premature aging.

Cutting Down On Sleep

There is no doubt that a good nigh’st sleep is critical to your overall health. Many researchers, including a group from Duke-Nus Graduate Medical School of Singapore, found a correlation between sleep deprivation and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. According to the study, individuals who sleep less than the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep per night are at risk of developing serious health conditions and also show signs of rapid aging.

Sun Exposure

You might love the sun, but it doesn’t feel the same way about you. Twenty minutes outdoors without the use of the right sunblock is enough for the harmful UVA and UVB rays to start acting on your skin. UVA is responsible for premature aging and wrinkling as it seeps deep into the skin. It can also lead to other skin issues, such as age spots.

When it comes to factors that lead to premature aging, do away with those that are in your control and let the experts at MD Beauty Labs in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach take care of the rest. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get started!