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- Feb 09 2017
Disease Prevention in Men
Never avoid the doctor, be it, men or women! Routine visits for screening tests are a must for a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, take an active role in your own health care and discuss screening tests with your doctor early in life.
To prevent various diseases and its threats, follow a healthy lifestyle. Remember a healthier life is a healthier you. Here's what you need to know to live a longer, healthier life.
1. Maintain a healthy weight.
Obesity is the cause of many health problems like diabetes, cancer, blood pressure to name a few. Therefore, shed some extra pounds off and lower your risk of such problems.
2. Stop smoking.
Smoking is injurious to health. Avoid exposure to first-hand or second-hand smoking.
3. Exercise daily.
All physical activity benefits your health. Exercising regularly can:
- Manage your weight
- Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke
- Lower your risk of certain cancers
If you hate going to the gym then choose activities you enjoy, like tennis, swimming, running, basketball or brisk walking.
4. Follow a healthy diet.
Incorporate healthy food like whole grains, vegetables, fruits, high-fiber foods and lean protein sources, and omega-3 fatty acids.
Avoid foods rich in saturated fat and sodium.
5. Say NO to alcohol.
Limit your alcohol intake. Excessive alcohol drinking can cause:
- Various types of cancer (liver cancer being the most common)
- High Blood Pressure
6. Manage stress.
Stress is not good for your emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing. Therefore, try yoga or any form of meditation to keep yourself away from stress.
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