Things no-one tells you about fitness

Your over-all wellbeing is a collective of your physical and emotional, thus medical, health. New medical aid schemes can cover you for the day you need them, but staying healthy is in your hands.

It’s the foundation for health
This is the basis for prolonging your life and feeling healthy for longer periods at a time. And you don’t have to be a gym-junkie to be fit. Fitness can be maintained using any type of exercise you are comfortable with and can fit into your schedule.

A recent study presented on BBC’s The Truth about Exercise by Dr. Michael Mosely has proved that people react to exercise differently based on pre-existing conditions and our genetics. Mosely found in a study that while many people lost weight and saw significant health improvements as a result of exercise, others saw little to none. They were classed as “super-responders” and made up 15% … Read more

5 Smart Ways You Can Be Healthy On An RV Road Trip

While many people practice healthy habits in their day-to-day lives, many of those same people will abandon those habits when it comes to traveling such as on an RV road trip.

But the truth is that traveling in your RV is no excuse to temporarily abandon a healthy lifestyle. You just have to be a little more creative in finding ways to integrate healthy practices during the trip.

Here are the top five smart ways you can be healthy on an RV road trip:

  1. Drink Lots Of Water

 

While it can certainly be tempting to drink something like soda or coffee while you’re driving, it would still be a wiser move to stick with water. Water is easily the best thing to drink to stay fully hydrated and is far healthier than beverages with sugar or caffeine or both of those together. Also remember to drink your water from … Read more

Do The Following When You Are Stressed

You ever feel irritable, anxious, frustrated, lonely, difficult to calm your mind, negative thinking, or begin to addiction to alcohol? If so, it could be that you are experiencing stress and you should immediately this condition. Stress is a normal condition experienced by every adult. A normal stress can have a positive impact, such as helping you work faster while pursuing a deadline. But be careful, stress conditions can have negative impact if frequent and prolonged.

Prolonged stress can trigger your disease. Maybe you ask, “Why stress can cause illness?”. The answer, stress is not just a feeling. Stress conditions will trigger some reactions, such as increased blood pressure, narrowed blood vessels, and you will breathe faster. This is because the body releases the hormones cortisol and adrenaline which makes the heart work faster. The hormone is also capable of liberating energy in a way that makes you feel tired … Read more

How to Use Vaping to Quit Smoking

If you should make one decision for your health and to improve your quality of life, it’s that you quit smoking. While smoking rates have generally declined, it’s something that many people still struggle with. It’s probably not because they don’t know the health risks of smoking since after decades of campaigns helped at educating people of the risks, it’s something that’s well-known and understood.

The reason many people can’t stop smoking is that it’s just plain difficult. They have likely tried many times and been unsuccessful, but one route you can take that a lot of people find effective is moving from smoking to vaping, and then hopefully stopping altogether at some point.

A lot of smokers find that moving to vaping is a positive stepping stone for them to move toward quitting altogether, and below are some tips that can help you begin vaping, as opposed to smoking … Read more

Your Mouth and Your Overall Health

Most people are of the opinion that oral hygiene is only for having a good smile and fresh breath. So people have a tendency to become rather negligent of oral health care. But, it should be on our mind at all times that all the food we eat pass through our mouth.

If your mouth if filled with bacteria and germs then all that will get carried to your belly irrespective of what food you eat. Also, the mouth is a vital part of the body and hence lack of oral health care can lead to a variety of diseases, including cancer.

Now this is not to get you depressed or anything like that. Instead, take the read as a precautionary statement about the effects that can come from neglected oral care and the relation between your mouth and your overall health.

The Direct Consequences of Poor Oral Care

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