Middle Adulthood

Ages 40-65

Health Factors

  • Sensory functions such as hearing loss (men have twice loss rate than women) and vision declines
  • motor functions such as strength decline losing muscle mass
  • Men have reduced fertility with a decline in ability to have children
  • Decline in sex hormones an women experience menopause
  • Women have low levels of estrogen which leads to a risk of osteoporosis and/or heart disease
  • Hypertension increases which leads to heart attack/stroke

Health/ Wellness

  • Cognitive development
  • Intelligence/ Crystallized intelligence
  • Post formal thought

Supportive Agencies & Stress Relievers

Visit local doctors such as obstetricians, gynecologists, dermatologists,optometrists,dentists,internists, and urologists.

How to reduce stress:

  • Light yoga
  • Meditation
  • Deep breathing
  • Sex
  • Exercise
  • Listen to music
  • Chew gum
  • Drink black tea
  • Take walks