Lifestyle Diseases you should take seriously

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Medical Adviser
17 Nov, 2016

 

Lifestyle Diseases you should take seriously

Lifestyle diseases such as obesity, type 2 Diabetes, Heart disease etc. have become really commonplace today. Attributed mainly to the fast-paced lifestyle, every year thousands of people die prematurely from these diseases. Smoking, unhealthy diets and no or very less physical activity are the main reasons for lifestyle diseases. Here we will discuss some common lifestyle diseases that you should to take seriously.

 

 

 

Obesity

Unhealthy eating habit is the main cause for obesity. Eating junk food and less physical activity will make you overweight. There are higher risks of suffering from blood pressure, Diabetes and breathing problems for overweight people. So start exercising and avoid junk food to overcome this disease.

 


Type 2 Diabetes

 

 

When pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin in our body to maintain a normal blood glucose level, it causes type 2 diabetes. Again obesity is one of the major attributes for type 2 diabetes. We may be able to prevent this disease by maintaining a healthy weight, eating a balanced diet and exercising regularly.

 

 

Atherosclerosis

 

 

Arteries carry blood to peripheral organs of the body. If the arterial wall gets harden, then the heart has to pump harder to enable that the arterial blood reaches all peripheral organs. This disease develops slowly. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess fat in the body, smoking and obesity are major causes for this disease. Eating high soluble fibre food and by reducing the intake of sodium, saturated fats, smoking and alcohol you can prevent this disease.

 

 

Swimmer's ear

Swimmer's ear is the infection of the outer ear and ear canal. Facing difficulties in understanding speech patterns and ringing ears are its symptoms. It is caused due to loud music and continuous use of headphones. Avoid these habits to overcome this disease.

 

 

Heart diseases

 

 

Smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol are the crucial factors for heart related diseases. Chest pain, pain in the neck, jaw and upper abdomen are the symptoms.

 

 

 

Take a serious note of these lifestyle diseases. Keep yourself physically fit and active and lead a happy life.

 

 

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