By Andrea Garcia-Vargas, Refinery29
ILLUSTRATED BY SYDNEY HASS. One minute you're a 20-something binging on salty potato chips and soaking in the sun for hours at a time, then, suddenly, you're 35. Your fertility could be diminishing, and mammogram scheduling might loom in your near future. If you're not careful, your cardiovascular health might be suffering from all those potato chips you ate in your 20s. And, your skin might be starting to show all those hours you spent in a bikini with too little sunscreen.
While you're not necessarily going to see some huge shift in your health on the morning of your 30th or 40th birthday, your health concerns and needs do change with age. As you get older, you might start noticing a few more crow's feet or, perhaps, an unexpected increase in your cholesterol. Being in your 20s doesn't make you invincible: What you do as a young person can affect your health in big ways down the line. No matter your age, you'll always have specific needs and health concerns to lookRead More »from The Secret to Healthy Aging? We've Got It!