Importance Of Prevention And Prevention

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Prevention is better than cure. It prevents before it starts. About 3/4th of U.S. health care costs results from chronic diseases, many of which can be prevented by lifestyle choices. Yet, Americans are not mindful of their bodies and do not give them as much time and care as they routinely give to their jobs, homes and cars. Prevention mediates patients before they get sick. In general, there are systems to educate and encourage patients to adopt healthy behaviors. The study of 30,000 men and women in 52 countries by INTERHEART shows that at least 90% of heart disease is lifestyle related. Another study of more than 23,000 Germans shows that people with healthier lifestyles have an 81% lower risk. Now the question is: how to get the people …show more content…
The very art of good health is to know the disease and to prevent them at its first occurrence. Health-care system should be primarily a ‘disease control and prevention’ system and not just only ‘disease control’ system after it occurs. To avoid illness, eat less; to a fuller life, worry less. An improved nutrition, moderate exercise, stress-management techniques along with an effective social support may help, to give an estimate, a 40% average reduction in harmful LDL-cholesterol, which is one good barometer of health status. Almost 80% of people are able to safely avoid heart surgery or angioplasty during the course of a year without drugs. When you eat a healthier food, sleep well, have less stress, do physical exercise, meditate and have purpose of life, then your brain is more active; it receives more blood and oxygen and as a result, you think more clearly, have more energy, and feel fresh. You may even grow new brain cells and neurons. Your face gets more flow of blood; you stay young and look young for long. Your heart gets more blood; you have more stamina, feel less tired and can, thereof, begin to reverse the heart disease. Exercise shouldn't be something that we're making time for; it should be our daily activity, like eating, sleeping and working. Encouraging or not so encouraging is the fact that the proportions of physical inactivity among men and women were highest in …show more content…
If you think you have ‘no time’ now for wellness, you will soon find ‘sick time’ for sickness. On the other hand, if you think you have ‘yes time’ for wellness, you will soon find ‘good time’ for goodness. As simple as that! It is simply a lifestyle change in your physical activity, which means getting 3 to 5 hours of moderate cardio each week. Instead of the escalator you take the stairs, make the stairs attractable for climbing. Park the car at distance, just to give few examples. This is a matter of habit. It take care not only the parts of the body but the whole body. Work out with weight training; other exercise is plus. A daily routine of physical activities becomes more and more important as you age – not only to prevent weight gain and chronic illness, but also to keep the brain active which is very important. For many people, these are choices worth making now. Because, about 40% of premature deaths in U.S. are attributed to lifestyle choices: smoking, poor eating, and inactivity. Not just to live longer but also to live happier and thrive. These choices are pretty basic. We are not talking champions, sports stars or classic body builders, nor any soccer players or marathon runners. Preserving health by too strict a regimen is neither welcome to body nor sustainable to long by any average human. Those obsessed with

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