Why do we die?
If we’re lucky enough not to be killed by trauma, generally we wear out.
As a Neurologist, I’m fascinated by the ways that the nervous system takes hits, decays, and eventually leads to a sad, diseased decline for so many of my patients.
So how do we identify the opportunities for improvement in our brain health? How do we begin to tackle the seemingly daunting prospect of managing our own body, when it’s already such a challenge just to manage life itself?
Check out Maria Konovalenko’s excellent essay “9 Obvious Steps to Immortality.” You may not end up living forever, but these pearls of advice certainly make sense if you’d like to preserve your brain function as long as possible!