The Life Span and the Variables that Effect it
Our lives, are rather insignificant in the whole scheme of the universe, just imagine that the universe has been around for billions and billions of years, yet we only see a 100-year portion of it. If we get to see that whole 100 years of it then we are considered lucky, the average life span is influenced by so many variables, it is amazing how many things that we have little or no control over can effect the our lives. For instance, genetics is a variable that we have no control over, we do not choose our genetic makeup, it is chosen for us. Yet our genetics influence our lives in such a large way.
Through genetics our life span can be affected by disease and abnormalities. Heredity is a major cause for diseases such as cancer, AIDS, heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. These diseases all weigh greatly on our lifespan, and they are transmitted commonly through genetics. The way tha...