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Daily Archive: May 3, 2017

What You Can Do To Maintain Your Health?

A lot of factors and habits play a crucial role in determine the overall health of a person and in staying healthy. When a person succeeds in maintaining a good health, the chances of diseases and risk of developing certain conditions get reduced. So, it is highly important to maintain your health, let us learn about ways for maintaining a disease free, and healthy body.

Eat healthy- The old age adage the “you are what you eat” holds absolutely correct here as the food items that you consume everyday are very closely linked to your health. Make sure you eat your food in balanced nutrition as a balanced diet has many benefits. When you choose to stay healthy and making healthy food choices, you prevent diseases conditions and become healthier by losing weight and lowering the cholesterol level in your blood.

Get regular exercise- Regular exercise is highly recommended as it can help prevent many chronic and acute diseases and treat symptoms like tension, depression, high blood pressure and osteoporosis.Yoga and exercise will make you feel better and these are also a great way to keep weight balanced.

Lose weight if you’re overweight.

One half of the population in America is overweight and they are carrying too much weight. The condition of obesity increases the risk for several health conditions including high blood pressure, stroke, cancer, heart diseases, high cholesterol, and the gallbladder disease. If you want to lead a healthy life, you surely need to cut off on your excess weight .

Protect Your Skin

Skin cancer, and sun burn that is mainly caused by sun exposure is one of the most common type of cancer which can best be prevented by limiting your time spent in the sun. Whenever you are out in the sun and your skin is exposed to the harmful sun rays, make sure to wear protective clothing, apply sun screen creams over your face and wear hats when you are outside. All these preventive measures will help to protect your skin and helps prevent skin cancer. When buying sunscreen, choose the variety of sunscreen that is at least and SPF 17 and the one that blocks both the UVA and UVB rays. To treat sun burn or skin infection, visit your doctor for check-up.

Practice safe sex.

Always practice safe sex as it is good for your physical health. Make sure you use the preventive measures during the intercourse to prevent catching sexually transmitted diseases. One ofthe most effective forms of prevention is the Condoms. When susceptible of any infection, talk to your doctor immediately.

Don’t smoke or use tobacco.

Smoking can cause several diseases as tobacco chewing and smoking are a leading factors of emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. So quit smoking if you want to maintain a good health. You must also limit the amount of alcohol consumption. Women should have no more than 1 drink and men should have no more than 2 drinks. Excessive consumption of alcohol can cause many problems and damage your liver. It can cause throat cancer, liver cancer, or pancreas cancer. Excessive alcohol and drinking also contributes to deaths that are commonly caused from drunk driving, car wrecks, murders, and suicides.