Archive for the 'Healthy Lifestyle Tips' Category

Risk Of InfectionIn our times of sedentary lifestyle and a chronic lack of physical activities, many people are looking for opportunities to get more physical exercise and reduce their risks of becoming obese. Some try to incorporate increased amounts of physical activities to their daily life: they try to avoid using public transportation and elevators, they do plenty of walking and try to spend their weekends or days off outdoors and get involved in swimming, jogging, hiking, bicycle riding, etc. Some try to find extra time in their daily routine and do outdoors or indoors exercises, including working out in gym. By many specialists, regular exercises in gym (doing power exercising like weight lifting, or doing cardio exercises like walking on a treadmill or riding a bike, etc.) are considered the most effective for preventing weight gain and substantially reducing the risks for suffering from serious cardiovascular diseases. At the same time, as the new study suggested, there is very high risk for infections that most of gym-goers are exposed to. Read the rest of this entry »

June 14, 2013

diabetes riskIn recent times, diabetes has become one of the most common diseases, and people of all ages suffer from this very serious health condition. There are 2 types of diabetes: type 1 known also as juvenile diabetes, and type 2 diabetes which is more common in adult people. Those who suffer from this disease have problems with producing insulin in their body, that is why most of them have to use insulin injections to support their body function. Insulin resistance that our body can develop on a certain point of our life is considered to be among the most common causes of type 2 diabetes, and the problems with the immune system function usually results in developing type 1 diabetes. If you want to know more what is diabetes and what is the specifics of this disease, check out this article. Read the rest of this entry »

June 9, 2013

YogaMany specialists would agree to the fact that brain function decline and dementia like brain disorders should be considered among the most dangerous tendencies in public health care for the last decade. The number of people, especially aging people, who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other type of dementia has been firmly increasing, and according to the estimations this tendency will tend to continue. That is why not only looking for effective ways to slow down our brain function decline, but also raising public awareness about the problem is very important. That is why plenty of related public programs are initiated, and plenty of studies and researches are being conducted in order to look at the problem closer and inform the people about the ways to prevent the brain function decline. Read the rest of this entry »

June 6, 2013

Physcial ExerciseOur inability to lead an active lifestyle is one of the factors that harm our health, make the humanity weaker and weaker, and eventually bring to very serious negative outcomes. Along with poor nutrition, increasing body weight, negative effects of our environment, our bad habits, and some other factors, leading a sedentary lifestyle imposes a great danger to healthy life and well being of future generations. Fortunately, public awareness about this problem has been recently increasing, and millions of people around the world make changes in their daily routine in order to get more exercise, instead of sitting down and watching TV or chatting online with friends. Read more about this topical issue in this website. In particular, if you want to get more exercise and are looking for ways to do that, check out some effective tips and recommendations in this article. Read the rest of this entry »

February 15, 2013

Chronic StressIn our daily life, we all are exposed to many stresses. We have reasons to worry about how we build our relationships with the ones around us, about our own performance at work or the performance of our kids in school, about the things we feel and the things we need to decide on, and many other important issues. Destructive effects of stresses, especially chronic stresses on our overall health are well known. Stresses cause psychological disorders and affect our appearance, they increase our risks for cardiovascular diseases and all the diseases linked to hormonal shifts. Stresses are very often linked to imbalanced nutrition, appetite loss and digestive disorders, which sometimes can be very serious. Chronic stress should be considered the factor that is the same harmful as environmental pollution, improper nutrition or a lack of physical activities. Read the rest of this entry »

January 14, 2013

Passive SmokingPlenty is said about all those health risks and possible damage linked to passive smoking, but for many people it can still be a surprise to learn that passive smoking is not less, and sometimes even more harmful to our health than actual tobacco smoking. Passive smoking, or being in a close proximity to those who are smoking tobacco and breathing in the fumes, is a serious factor that increases out risks of cardiovascular diseases including coronary heart disease, various circulatory system problems like varicose veins, breast cancer, lung cancer, nose, ear and throat infections, asthma, a great variety of allergic reactions, skin problems like brittle skin or dermatitis, and many other unwanted health conditions. Unfortunately, a huge number of people in modern world are smokers, and for the rest of us in order to avoid exposure to second-hand cigarette smoke we need to stay in special smoke-free zones in public areas. However, not every public place or workplace can offer us this opportunity. Read the rest of this entry »