Health As We Age: Young Adulthood Through Thirties

Young adulthood isn’t associated with many health risks, but it’s an important time to solidify healthy habits that prevent disease and debilitating conditions later in life.  

After leaving their teen years behind, many young people enter the workforce or pursue higher education. It’s the first time many individuals are in charge of their own health. This means they have control over their diet, daily exercise, sleep, doctors’ appointments, and much more. While young bodies can quickly bounce back from all-nighters or a stomach bug, not taking care of yourself will eventually take a toll.

Many health issues from childhood and adolescence are still relevant for young adults, but prevention is at the core of early adulthood. Now is the time to invest in your health.More...