Study: Daydreaming makes you old fast

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Daydreaming makes telomeres shorten. This condition is a sign of accelerated aging.

You who often daydream, it seems must stop this habit.

The reason, a new study says that, daydreaming can cause a certain impact on the physical condition.

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, investigating telomeres. Telomeres are DNA sequences located at the ends of chromosomes that keep the DNA from unraveling. Shorten or damaged telemore determined by how many cells can divide.

They found that people who frequently daydream, had significantly shorter telomeres.

Well, that shorter telomeres are considered a sign of accelerated aging and increased risk of illness and premature death.

For years, researchers telomeres used as a benchmark to characterize aging in humans.

To ascertain the relationship between the daydreaming to the size of telomeres, the researchers recruited 239 educated women over the age of 50 years. From this analysis, it is evident that the people who like to romanticize tend to have shorter telomeres. Why is that?

Apparently daydreaming habit indeed not be underestimated. In addition to making your experience premature aging, the researchers also found that the habit of daydreaming also cause memory loss.

“You better find a way to solve the problems and the things that bothers the mind rather than daydreaming,” the researchers wrote in the journal Psychological Clinical Science.

Previously, similar studies have also been carried out by experts from the Boston Women adn Nrigham Hospital. According to them, an anxiety disorder also makes the telomeres shorten so as to accelerate the process of aging a person.

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