Archive for the 'Healthy Lifestyle Tips' Category

September 23, 2013

There are plenty of various strategies and approaches to losing weight, but still it is hardly possible to find a more effective one than a simple combination of a low calorie diet and physical exercises. Using these two components of a weight loss program is a key to getting rid of extra kilos and improve own body shape. Being fit is a dream of many modern men and women, and it is very important to follow a healthy diet and lead a healthy lifestyle. Both components are equally important. Though some experts believe that those women who are trying to lose weight should pay a little more attention to their daily diet and watch carefully what they eat, but those men who want to reduce their body mass should be more focused on doing regular exercises. Read the rest of this entry »

Young PeopleModern lifestyle and our daily routine, our poor nutrition and a chronic lack of physical activities, our never ending worries and stresses, a lack of time and money for taking care about our health properly are the factors that contribute in shortening our life, and many specialists underline the fact that many diseases and serious health conditions which used to be associated with aging do not display those links anymore. Such problems as heart diseases, joint pains, inflammatory and auto-immune diseases are quite common in young people nowadays. However, increased stroke risk in modern young people evokes a special concern among today’s health care specialists. It is reported that for the last few years, the number of strokes in adolescents and young adults has drastically increased. Read the rest of this entry »

July 8, 2013

stress managementIn our professional and personal life, we all are constantly exposed to very harmful effects of stresses, and many experts name chronic stresses a real curse of our times. Stresses can simply destroy our health and make us feel sick and tired of this life in all possible meanings. They damage our immune system function, can cause problems with thyroid activity and cause hormonal shifts, can seriously affect our brain activity, and their negative effects on our cardiovascular and nervous system are tremendous. Though many people do not realize that, but in our times, mastering and practicing effective stress management techniques is a key to a better health and much longer life. Yoga, physical exercises, breathing exercises, getting involved in various outdoor activities, spending time with friends, trying new hobbies, are among the most commonly known and the best stress management approaches. Most of those were thoroughly studied by the experts and received scientific prove of their being effective as great stress relief approaches. Read the rest of this entry »

Diabetes RiskA lot of modern people suffer from negative effects of sedentary lifestyle and a lack of daily physical activities. Those who spend 8-10 hours sitting at their tables or working stations are at very high risks of developing such serious health conditions as obesity, heart disease and other cardiovascular problems, type 2 diabetes, varicose veins and other vascular conditions, serious diseases linked to poor bone and spine health, and many many others. Many specialists would agree to the fact that sedentary lifestyle of modern people, along with chronic stresses, are the two most harmful factors which impose our health to very serious danger. Fortunately, more and more people understand the potential threat of being motionless all day, and they start working on their individual recovery program, which involves walking and doing some exercises, avoiding using elevators or public transportation, visiting gyms and getting involved in some regular outdoor physical exercises, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

June 21, 2013

Boost Memory FunctionThe numerous health risks linked to being overweight and having extra pounds are very well known. Those include, first of all, very high  chances to suffer from serious cardiovascular diseases like a heart attack or a stroke, as well as from health conditions like type 2 diabetes, varicose veins and other serious vascular problems, rheumatoid arthritis and other problems with joints, improper bone health and various problems with spine, and many others. That is why the issues of weight loss are absolutely topical for modern society, and plenty of information is available in online or printed sources to help today’s people decrease their body mass and live a longer life. There is a huge number of various techniques to assist us treat or prevent obesity, starting from various diet plans or personal physical exercise programs, and ending up with surgical removal of extra fat layers (which is considered quite risky though). Read the rest of this entry »

June 19, 2013

Wash handsAs we already know, the issues related to a lack of proper personal hygiene can put our health to risk and substantially increase our chances to suffer from serious diseases and health conditions. Thus, according to the recent findings of a group of American health care specialists, those people who visit gyms and other public sports facilities on a regular basis are exposed to quite high risks for infections, especially respiratory system infections like cold or a flu, as well as skin infections like nail fungus or athlete’s foot. These are the negative effects of improper personal hygiene reported by a group of participants of the study. A large portion of those participants admitted never cleaning gym tools from their sweat, rarely washing their gym cloths, or accidentally using towels and drinking water bottles of other people in the gym. Read more about the findings of this interesting and alarming study in this article. Read the rest of this entry »