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Old 02-14-12, 06:46 AM   #1
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Lifespan calculator & Dr. Mike Evans

Dr. Mike Evans...how fit are you?

I found this video to be very informative. You might also check out the "Lifespan Calculator."



http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=...ail&FORM=VIRE6


http://media.nmfn.com/tnetwork/lifespan/


My lifespan estimate (guess?) is 94 but only because they didn't ask about riding motorcycles, I'm sure.
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Old 02-14-12, 07:39 AM   #2
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According to the calculator, I should live to around 90.
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93 for me.
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88 for me, I am sure the factor of my father dying at 49 of cardiovascular disease was my low point and lowered my average. At least my mother is 84 and has no cardiovascular disease whatsoever. 88 seems too young for me.

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I'm more interested in quality than quantity of life.
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According to the calculator I'm already dead.


Just kidding! 84 for me.
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Old 02-14-12, 10:29 AM   #7
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92 for me.
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Old 02-14-12, 11:01 AM   #8
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Mine said 95.
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Mine was 98! Looks like I may need another new bike soon
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According to it I will live to 98. I don't think my money will last that long. When I retired gas was 90 cents a gal.
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Old 02-14-12, 12:30 PM   #11
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I'm more interested in quality than quantity of life.
Me too but since my life is pretty good right now I'm happy for the quantity to come. (With any luck.)
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Old 02-14-12, 12:31 PM   #12
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According to the calculator I'm already dead.


Just kidding! 84 for me.
I have a T-shirt that says, "In dog years I'm dead." I wear it to the gym a lot.
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Old 02-14-12, 12:44 PM   #13
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I guess I'm going to have to start eating more veggies and fruit---I'm "only" gonna make it to 96.
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Old 02-14-12, 12:49 PM   #14
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89, but when I take it again with the exercise and diet slanted toward where I trying to get, I get an extra five years. I guess I need to check my 401(K) and see if I'll be OK. Who knows, these days, maybe I just need to see I'll have candy money by the time I reach retirement age...
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Old 02-14-12, 12:53 PM   #15
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96 and rollin' baby!
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I think they should ask about Diabetes and cancers, both personnel and family. These are both indicators of health.
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Old 02-14-12, 03:17 PM   #17
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95

Yeah, right.
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Old 02-14-12, 04:30 PM   #18
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I think they should ask about Diabetes and cancers, both personnel and family. These are both indicators of health.
Agree. My estimate of 89 seems high for a recent cancer and cancer treatment survivor. The quiz hits some important factors, but leaves out some that could make a big difference. Don't get me wro0ng, being healthy, happy and somewhat self-sufficient for that long would be great. But I'm not counting on it.
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Mine was 98! Looks like I may need another new bike soon
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Old 02-14-12, 05:45 PM   #20
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Whats your sign of the zodiac, and what animal year in the chinese calendar are you? Of course, the Mayan calendar must be consulted, and one shouldn't forget Nostradamus.
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Old 02-14-12, 06:38 PM   #21
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96 for me. How can that be? My dad died at 72. My mom died at 81.

The big question is, will my 401k funds last 29 more years? And will my mind and body still be in good working order at 96 -- or even at 90?
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Old 02-14-12, 07:32 PM   #22
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It pegged me at 95, which would be about average for males in my family. My thirty-year-old touring bike may need another hip replacement by then. (Both seat stays have already been replaced once.)
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Old 02-14-12, 09:29 PM   #23
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89.

Both my parents passed at 77-78; there have been two family members I know of that made it past 90; I intend to join that club, on two wheels.
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Old 02-14-12, 10:04 PM   #24
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I think the survey conclusion is far too optimistic, at least for me. My mother died at 29 and my father at 83, so if you average my parent's life spans, I should have died five years ago.

Still, the chart has me pegged at 89, which I rather doubt.

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I should have been dead 10 years ago. Good thing they did not ask about airplane crashes, bar fights, driving over 150 mph, taunting the police, base jumping, drinking two quarts of booze a day, a nagging wife, carrying a mortgage, waiting in line, bad food, fluoridation, abductions, drive by shooting, home invasions, and dealing with the DMV.
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