Taking a Look at Progeria

1177 Words5 Pages
Infirmed aging is having a condition of weakness or illness that usually lasts for a long time and is caused especially by old age. Progeria is the severe disease of the infirmed aging branch and is defined as a progressive genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly, beginning in their first two years of life. Progeria only affects one in eight million people in the world. The term Progeria is gathered from the Greek word geras, meaning old age. Children with progeria usually don’t show any signs when they are birthed but in a year or so their growth rate starts to slow down. Children who are affected by progeria develop a non-identical appearance characterized by baldness, a small pinched nose, and a small face and jaw relative…show more content…
Every moment, second, minute, hour, and day go by you get older. You cannot stop aging no matter what you do. It is something that everything that lives does. The older you get the more medical problems you have. The older you get the more you body starts to break down. That’s why it is so important to maintain a healthy life style while you are growing. If you didn’t take care of your body while you was young it will be hard to maintain good health when you are older. Eating the right foods, staying active, and taking vitamins are three simple steps to keeping the body in good shape. When you are young you do want to live in the moment, but that is only because it is human nature. You are supposed to learn from you mistakes while you are taking chances each day. If you want your body to age healthy you already know what you have to do. It takes an older person a long time to build their immune system as well as heal bones like younger people. Because of the aging of the body when an old person fall it takes longer to recover and some older people don’t recovery from their falls. Which leaves them handicap and people would have to check up on them daily. Older people have more things to worry such as getting around on their on, having medical bills all the time, and feeling lonely. Infirmed again has a lot to do with the mental, emotional, and physical
Open Document