Ephraim Engleman is a doctor still going strong at 100-years-old. He joined the arthritis clinic at the University of California, San Francisco in 1948.
His advice for living up to and thriving at 100 is very contrary to conventional medical advice. Yet it all makes a lot of sense when you think about it.
He lives by 10 commandments, which he attributes to his longevity. Below are some of his recommendations.
- Choosing the right parents
- Choosing the right spouse
- Doing crossword puzzles
- Keep breathing
- Enjoying your work, whatever it is
- And having sex
- Traveling by air
- Taking vitamins
- Falling down
- Doing the type of activity that leads to falling down
- Watching what you eat
You can read a bit more about him here or see the video below.
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