Posted by News Express | 5 January 2020 | 2,060 times
Many of us are well aware of the popular saying, “health is wealth”; yet we skip a visit to the doctor’s until we are faced with a major health problem.
There are some simple ways you can prevent health problems and improve your vitality, some of them are listed below:
Getting a routine health screening every now and then is not a bad idea even if you think you are perfectly healthy.
When you keep to your routine health checkup appointments, not only are you able to stay up to date as to your health situation but you can also get to discuss health concerns with your healthcare provider.
If you are not normally the active type, you can slowly increase your physical activity. Try to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days of the week.
Fruits are good for your heart
Heart disease is one of the major leading causes of death in men so make sure you eat fresh fruits and vegetables. You can alternate between which fruits you take on each day of the week.
Whether you smoke cigarettes or chew tobacco, you already know that tobacco and the additional chemicals in cigarettes can lead to diseases such as high blood pressure, cancer, and more. Did you also know that tobacco can also contribute to poor mental health?
Take care of your mental health
In recent times, many prominent Nigerian celebrities and non-celebrities alike have shared their battle with depression.
This goes to show that your mental health is inseparable from your physical health so it is important you take care of your mental and emotional well-being. If you are struggling with depression, talk to a professional. (The Guardian)
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