Probably one of the most popular topics on the internet these days is the ‘tiktok trend’ and the question of how long do short people live. It’s a fun joke, but is also a way for people to share memories from their past in a more shocking way.
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What is Tiktok Trend How Long Do Short People Live?
‘How long do short people live’ is a silly TikTok joke that has inspired a new viral trend among Gen-Z TikTokers.
Apparently if you search the phrase “how long do short people live” on the search engine, you get 10-13 years.
That’s all where the trends starts. People started to send messages to their short heighted friends with screenshot of the google search result.
In the messages tiktokers send following message as you can also see in the above given video.
Message 1: Screenshot of google search
Message 2: “I will never forget you”
How it became TikTok Trend?
I was also curious to know that how and why it has become tiktok trend over they night. I scrolled tiktok and found that when people send the screenshot with message (I will never forget you) they intentionally record friends’ response to these funny joke through screen recording. Later, everyone share that response to the tiktok. It became the word of mouth in few days.
Be Careful before following the trend
Using a tiktok joke can be very helpful when you are trying to get your point across to a friend. It can also be very funny if you get the timing right. If you use it in a good way, you can be sure that your friend will get it. However, if you use a tiktok joke wrong, you can lose your friend. This is why it is very important to make sure that you use it correctly.
In the past few months there have been many dirty trends on tiktok I have covered in another article. Have a look.
What does Science Say about “How Long Do Short People Live?”
Besides the fact that short people tend to have shorter life spans than tall people, there are other factors that may contribute to a shorter lifespan. These factors include lifestyle, the type of foods that we eat, and the genes we inherit.
Gene variants that contribute to a long life
Thousands of gene variants have been identified to help scientists understand why some people live longer than others. But scientists are still looking for genetic variants that will increase the risk of common diseases.
The aging process is complex. It involves the interaction of genes and the environment. Long-lived mammalian species evolved unique traits to enable them to live longer. But the genes that favored longevity 100 years ago likely do not contribute to healthy aging today. This is because the genes that promote longevity in today’s population may have changed.
Among the hundreds of gene variants identified, there are a few that are especially associated with longevity. These are the protein-truncating variants (PTVs), which shorten the genetic sequence coding for a protein. The resulting changes in the open reading frame disrupt the normal functioning of the protein. In addition, they can be inherited.
There are also other factors that contribute to a person’s life expectancy. These factors include genetics, the environment, and socioeconomic conditions. But most estimates of genetic contributions have been based on small sample sizes. This reduces the effectiveness of analysis.
Height increases risk of cancer and other conditions
Several studies have found a link between height and cancer. One of the leading theories is that tall people have more cancerous cells. Another hypothesis is that height is related to growth hormone levels. However, many other factors influence height.
The largest study of its kind, published by Johns Hopkins Medicine, found that height increases the risk of colorectal cancer. The study used large datasets from hundreds of thousands of individuals to test the effect of height on cancer risk. They used a general model of multistage carcinogenesis to predict the effect of height.
They found that every four inches of height increased the risk of cancer for men by 11% and women by 18%. This isn’t a dramatic increase for most people. But it’s an important finding because it confirms a long-standing association between height and cancer.
It is possible that other factors influence the height-cancer relationship. For instance, height is influenced by genetics and childhood parasitic infections. It is also influenced by nutrition, physical activity, and social conditions.
Lifestyle factors that affect quality of life
Various studies have been conducted on the subject of lifestyle factors that affect quality of life. Some of the studies have delved into how the number of low risk lifestyle factors affects a person’s life span. These factors include smoking, alcohol consumption, and the quality of the diet. In fact, these factors have been found to have a minor impact on life expectancy. The good news is that these factors are not all that difficult to incorporate into your lifestyle. However, there is a tradeoff between your quality of life and your health.
The quality of life may be a function of the material quality of your living conditions, your educational background, and your access to health care. If you have a high risk of cardiovascular or diabetes, you are at risk of a poor quality of life. The good news is that you can have a high quality of life while lowering your risk of chronic disease. This is possible with the implementation of healthy lifestyle habits.
Possible reasons why people age faster
Until now, physicians have been unsure of why short people age faster. Researchers have looked at the possible causes, and there are several factors that may contribute. Some of these factors may be genetic, and others may be environmental. Inflammation and stress hormones may play a role. Other factors, such as lack of health care, poor nutrition, and nutritional deficiencies, may also be factors.
The study findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The researchers studied 8,000 American-Japanese men living in Hawaii. They looked at markers of organ health, including heart health and the integrity of chromosomes. The results revealed that short adults had a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, while tall adults had a lower risk. The researchers also found that the risk of heart disease increases by 13.5 percent for every 2.5 inches shorter.
The study was funded by the Jacobs Foundation, the National Institute on Aging, and the U.K. Medical Research Council. The researchers hope that these findings will help to reduce the risk of aging-related diseases.