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The Doctor Is In: Acquiring “Bad Habits” at an Older Age

Posted September 07, 2015 in Videos

ABOUT THIS VIDEO: Dr. Vijay discusses different coping mechanisms during times of stress and the effects they have on our health. During the recent economic downturn, more and more people are finding themselves dealing with stresses they may not be used to. Studies show that more older Americans are turning to alcohol and smoking than ever before. As we age our bodies do not metabolize alcohol the same way it did when we were younger. There is a greater impact on our overall health than there was at a younger age.