Just modify some habits to enjoy a full and healthy life. Some simple changes such as correcting the posture, changing the diet, cultivating the intellect or caring for the emotions will cause an improvement of your chain health.
Because health is the investment that brings greater benefit, we offer you the keys to try to enjoy a full life …
1. Take care of your body
The prevention and early detection of the disease are the two basic pillars to maintain the state of health. In addition to having a healthy lifestyle, vaccination is essential for prevention. Regarding early detection, periodic check – ups are key: urological studies for prostate cancer and gynecological for cancers of the breast and cervix, colonoscopies for the colon, spirometry for COPD, etc.
Remember: Make a check is the investment that brings the greatest benefit, your health.
2. That posture!
The back pain of one of the most widespread and easiest to prevent ailments. Do flexibility exercises with Pilates or yoga and strengthen the abdominal and thoracolumbar muscles with swimming or in the gym are small changes with which to prevent diseases of the spine.
Remember: Take care of postural hygiene at work and perform a minimum of 10 minutes a day of exercise: you will prevent back pain and gain in well-being.
3. Less plate and more shoe
Anyone who wants to gain health, in addition to improving diet, should increase the amount of physical exercise. Perform 5 meals a day, which should not miss a full breakfast consisting of dairy, fruits and whole grains and a light dinner, not enough to be healthy: get in shape helps us reduce cardiovascular risk factors, in addition to acting as an emotional relaxing.
Remember: Practice sports regularly and set real goals: you’ll feel better.
4. Get enough sleep and a little more
We cannot live without sleep. In fact, getting enough sleep (7-8 hours) and having a good quality sleep is fundamental to maintaining a healthy life.
Remember: If you sleep little or badly, increases the risk of suffering some diseases and decreases your quality of life. Sleeping well is health!
5. Give the play
It is confirmed: the most active people are more cerebrally protected against cognitive deterioration, which translates into well-being and prevention of diseases such as Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Remember: Stay socially active, read books and newspapers, enjoy music and painting, learn to play an instrument or a new language, do hobbies … Give your brain work and stop cognitive decline!
6. Get wet!
The water is essential to the human body, both to help our body to regain that lost through urine, sweat or breath to make one of the most complete and recommended sports, where everyone is working muscles, ligaments and tendons: swimming.
Remember: Never wait until you are thirsty to drink water (an average of 2 liters a day) and try to swim at least once a week: your body will thank you.
7. Reserve 5 minutes a day to relax
Although the most known risk factors (tobacco, cholesterol, and hypertension) are an important part, it is proven that psychological factors are also a trigger of numerous cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, angina or myocardial infarction.
Remember: Reduce the stimulating substances and enjoy relaxing activities (music, breathing, soft exercises like tai chi): living without stress is the secret of a long life and quality.
8. Look at the sky daily
You will have noticed that your eyes become very dry on the days that you make continuous use of your computer or your smartphone. This can damage them because it generates visual stress and even eyestrain and myopia. The best advice to avoid it is to try to keep the screen at least 50 cm away and apply eye drops when you notice your eyes dry.
Remember: Take a short break from your screens every 2-3 hours, look at the sky or the horizon and blink frequently: you will gain eye health.
Positive emotions, such as joy, enthusiasm, satisfaction or pride, are a necessary source of well-being and quality of life and project our most attractive image, which favors other positive people to approach us.
Remember: If you avoid smiling because you do not like the look of your mouth, remedy it immediately with orthodontics, porcelain veneers or teeth whitening. Because if you laugh, you release stress and anxiety and desire in physical and mental health immediately.
10. Love yourself a lot
Looking good is feeling good. If you do not like any part of your anatomy, follow the nine previous tips: sport, balanced diet, stress management and abandonment of bad habits. In addition, dermatology and cosmetic surgery offer you various solutions, both to correct, and to improve (eye laser surgery, blepharoplasty, breast augmentation, etc.).
Remember: The elixir of eternal youth does not exist, but it is in your hand to delay aging and modify your image.