Modern medicine as a technology is good, never unhealthy that one cannot avoid problems due to lifestyle. Instead of getting a modern medical fix for every problem, how much better it is to live in such a way that you will hardly ever get sick.
An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of sure treatment. Here are seven tips on how to live a long and healthy life. In addition, the same lifestyle that helps you avoid disease can help you lose weight.
1. Get enough exercise
In the past people had to use their physical body in the course of their normal work. But today one can get up, go to work in a car, then sit down, get up to go home in the car and come home, sit down again for the rest of the day. There is no physical labor in such a life. This physical inactivity is one of the main reasons for a host of diseases. Sports, races. Walking and other things should be added to our lives if our normal work does not require us to work physically.
2. Go to sleep while you are asleep
This may sound simple, but most people stay up late when their body tells them it's time to go to sleep. Yoga and Ayurvedic doctors also say that it is better to sleep at night and be active during the day. Anyway, people like students take coffee and stimulants to study late at night. Others get into the habit of staying active at night and sleeping during the day. While we can do this, it ultimately takes a toll on health. Alternative health practitioners say that this type of unnatural life is one of the contributing factors in causing cancer and other diseases.
3. Eat when you feel hungry
This is also a simple idea, but once again we often go against the body's messages. If you are out of habit or due to social pressure at some point in the day, when you have no real appetite, then you cannot digest your food properly. Acidity and indigestion begin, and this contributes to the possibility of many other complex diseases taking root. Having an appetite is actually a sign of good health, but if you have no appetite you have to wait a bit and then eat. (If you have no appetite even after waiting for a reasonable time, then you should consult a doctor as something is wrong.)
4. Fast on a regular, systematic basis
If you ask a person to work 355 days per year without any rest, they complain and say that they should have some rest otherwise they will get worse. But we are never bothered to ask or think about our digestive organs that we are forced to work day to day without a rest. They may not be able to stand up for their boss as a person, but they can signal to us that they cannot continue to work. When we ignore those signals and still force them to work, those organs break down. This is why periodic fasting is necessary. Avoid eating for a full day. It relaxes your digestive organs and helps in eliminating waste from your body. Regular fasting allows a person to gain extra time for intellectual or spiritual pursuits. Fasting is not for hermits in a cave, but is a sensible exercise that anyone can practice.
5. Rinse with cold water before going to bed
As mentioned above, proper sleep is essential for maintaining good health. If you wash your vital motor and sensory organs (hands, arms, eyes, legs, mouth, genitals) before going to bed using cold water, it will relax you and prepare you for a deep sleep.
6. Your body is connected to your mind. Many of the diseases of this age are psychological. Stress and anxiety take their toll on our physical health. Meditation is a mental exercise that, among other things, allows you to separate yourself from the worries of life. Learn a simple technique and do it regularly.
7. Get up early every day
Once again the old adage, "To go to bed early, to get up early makes a person healthy, rich and intelligent." I don't know if it will make you rich, but it will definitely make you healthy. Your body just needs enough sleep.
Follow these tips and you can't go wrong.