Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle : December Episode 3
Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle
- Loaded with healthy, probiotic bacteria that can have powerful effects on your health.
- Studies show that yogurt can lead to major improvements in digestive health, and may even help fight heart disease and obesity.
Starting Gym exercises:Are meant for older adults who are unable to use the gym. As we get older we lose muscle strength & are unable to lift day to day products, we find it difficult to bend & twist & often lose balance. To remedy this we can do the following easy movements 5-10 times daily at home
- Neck rotation
- Arm rotation
- Wrist rotation & finger stretches
- Waist rotation
- Spot walking for 5 minutes
- Take support & stand on each leg for 30 seconds
- Deep knee bends or squats
- Ankle rotation
- Deep breathing
- Most often the departure of children from the home or the death of a partner results in people living alone. Living alone & being socially isolated can be harmful to your health & cause, depression & cognitive decline. The following tips can bring people, & friends back into your life.
- Make it a point to call, email & contact family & friends every week.
- Consider asking a roommate, or sharing your flat with a friend. This is also helpful in medical emergencies
- Join social groups such as, going to church, joining the choir, joining a walking group, or visit the club regularly.
- Whatever strategy you choose, human contact on a daily basis, is as important to your health as exercise &diet
Medical usage of Marijuana:
- Marijuana is now legal for medical usage in the USA, but its usage is not as well studied or documented as compared to normal medication.
- Marijuana is smoked, used in electronic cigarettes or consumed orally as candy.
- It can cause the heart to beat faster, cause blood pressure to rise & make you susceptible to a stroke.
- The cannabiods contained in marijuana can also negatively impact heart related medication. However marijuana is helpful in pain relief, but its usage should be prescribed by a physician.
- Reduce all sweet drinks.
- Avoid simple carbohydrates (rice, pasta, bread).
- Avoid saturated fats (red meats, butter, cheese).
- Avoid fried, eat grilled.
- Not more than one alcohol drink a day, preferably none.
- Avoid large meals.
- Do not skip meals.
- Do not smoke.