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Importance of Health Prevention

Aug 7, 2008
It is commonly said that prevention is better than cure. This saying is absolutely true, especially in the case of health care. Though health is not completely 8in our hands, we can surely take some preventive measures to reduce the chances of occurrence of health problems. Health prevention is much simpler and also much cheaper than curing diseases and other health problems when they develop. The following article will tell you something about health prevention.

The most common health problem is the occurrence of diseases. The diseases can be classified into two types. These are the ones occurring because some external parasitic agent enter our body and the second type of diseases occur due to problems in functioning of the some part or system of our body.

For health prevention from diseases, we need to keep ourselves protected from the diseases causing agents. These agents can enter our body through the different sources like air, water, food, etc. we cannot control the air we breathe, however we can take care of water and food that we consume.

Water the drinking water that we get in the house is already purified by the concerned department. However especially during rainy season or during a breakout of an infection it is important that you also purify the water before drinking it. Water can be purified with the help of water filtering systems available these days. An alternative way of purifying water is through boiling it.

Most times the infections occur due to food, specifically the uncooked foodstuffs like fruits, etc. Therefore, you need to be careful that the uncooked foods you are eating are not rotten or stale. Similarly, cooked food should not be used after the ideal consuming time for it is expired. In the same way, you need to protect yourself from the other factors through which infection can occur.

Apart from this, you also need to take right measures so as to, avoid the diseases occurring due to malfunctioning of some organ or system in the body. The ideal ways of doing this is through proper nutrition and regular exercise. Both these things would keep the body parts and systems in the right condition.

The functional diseases may also arise due to some bad habits of yours. These include overstressing some body parts. For example, continuous working on computers or watching TV will damage the eyes. Therefore, to prevent this you have reduce watching TV and if you have to work on a computer, for health prevention at workplace you give 5-minute break to your eyes after every 1 hour. During this break just close your and this is enough to relax them.

Addiction to drugs, smoking, tobacco, alcoholic drinks, etc are associated with a number of health problems. All these things are very bad to health. They affect the different body parts. For example, smoking seriously affects the lungs and respiratory system our body. Therefore, health prevention from smoking is necessary for everybody.

Injury is another thing associated health problems in a number of cases. Today injuries due to road accidents are increasing. Most of us have experienced at least one road accident though it may be very mild. However, the serious ones can occur at any time therefore health prevention from injuries is equally important if we want to remain healthy.
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