Well, everybody knows that smoking will give you wrinkles and knock years off your life, and that too much time in the sun will make you look a lot older then you are, but did you know that there are a lot of other things that can age you without you realizing? I’ve been looking into it, and here are 8 things you probably didn’t know...
1. Your Mobile Phone, or Sat Nav
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Japanese researchers recently tested the memories of a group of 20 and 30 year olds. They found that one in ten had memory problems that are usually linked to getting older. The reason why? Our increased dependence on things like our mobile phones and sat navs has meant that we don’t use the part of our brain that allows us to recall information, or work out where we are going. It really is a case of losing it if you don’t use it!