Life Expectancy Rises 10 Years Across Globe, But More Suffer in Old Age

Life Expectancy Rises 10 Years Across Globe, But More Suffer in Old Age

Written by Dr. Sean Medlin and Dr. Krystal Czegus / Updated on November 30, 2016 / 0 comments

If you have ever been in our office we live by the quote, “It’s not the years in your life, but the life in your years.” We are featuring this story today because the latest research is showing that as people are living longer, they are also suffering from more ill health and disability in their old age.

The cause of 70% of deaths is non-infectious diseases that often have lifestyle origins, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, but also include dementia.

People are spending more years with chronic illness and disability, caused by drug use – particularly of opioids and cocaine – loss of sight and hearing and osteoarthritis, according to the series of papers published by the Lancet medical journal.

Prof John Newton of Public Health England, who is involved in the study as chair of the European Burden of Disease Network, said: “The global picture is similar to that in England – people are living longer, but spending more time living with illness and disability. While we’ve made great strides to reduce deaths and illness from infections like HIV, malaria and measles, it’s the chronic, non-communicable conditions like diabetes, drug use disorders and hearing and sight loss that create the bigger burden of illness. The treatment and resource implications for health systems are huge.”

This reminds me of so many individuals that were heading down a path of death and disease. They were able the change their future by acting in the present by upgrading their lifestyle. With a healthy and optimal nervous system as the starting point you can turn your health around too. Check out this study where chiropractors would serve as primary care physicians in its network. The results are not only verifiable they remain unrefuted to this day.

“Decreases of 60.2% in-hospital admissions,
59% less hospital days,
62% less outpatient surgeries and procedures, and
85% less pharmaceutical cost when compared with conventional medicine IPA performance for the same health maintenance organization product in the same geography and time frame”

“It’s not the years in your life, but the life in your years”
Team at CCC

Clinical Utilization and Cost Outcomes from Integrative Medicine Independent Physician Association: An Additional 3-year Update” Richard L. Sarnat, MD, JMPT

Dr. Sean Medlin and Dr. Krystal Czegus

Dr. Sean and Dr. Krystal inspire practice members and the community to take the necessary action to achieve your optimum state of health. They educate about the natural healing capabilities you possess and the importance of a healthy nervous system that is free from interference.

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