Thursday, 17 July 2014

Are you prepared for your Health?

Have you ever had to face a situation where you were un-prepared for a function or a party or un-informed guests to your house? Don’t you just wish they had just informed earlier so that you could make yourself presentable or your house neater? Well, something similar goes into the thought process of our health and the un-invited or un-informed health issues that just over take our lives and we just wish if only we had a clue some time earlier. This is the reason why the typical ancient saying goes, “Prevention is better than cure”. It may sound cheesy to most of us, but what if it was to relate to you sooner or later?

The idea is simple. To be prepared, you need to be aware and for that you need to check yourself periodically. If your health condition has not shown any doubtful symptoms, the best time is the beginning of a year. By having periodical check-ups, you can be prepared two or more steps ahead of your un-healthy conditions if any. Of course, unexpected circumstances are part of life and are often unavoidable. Sometimes sudden accidents and illnesses can destroy our ambitions and seriously reduce our quality of life.

For this reason, it is extremely important for us to do everything in our means to mitigate the risks of the unknown. By educating ourselves as much as we can about our health and taking the proper measures to take care of our bodies, we can greatly increase our chances of avoiding or at least correcting and managing health problems as soon as they begin to surface. It’s found that tobacco, poor diet, physical inactivity, and misuse of alcohol have been estimated to be responsible deaths annually. With sound health, we are capable of fully enjoying the company of our friends and family as well as achieve our career and personal goals. The checkup is truly a powerful aid for us to live longer, healthier and happier lives. So, treating a condition at its early stage is easier and preventing it is easier than getting a disease and taking medications for the same which are mush severe and probably harmful.

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