Medical Tips

Healthy living facts

Healthy living to most people means both physical and mental health are in balance or functioning well together in a person.Some of the tips will include suggestions for emotional and mental healthy living

Eating (diet)

All humans have to eat food for growth and maintenance of a healthy body, but we humans have different requirements as infants, children (kids),teenagers, young adults, adults, and seniors.

Physical activity and exercise

Physical activity andexercise is a major contributor to a healthy lifestyle; people are made to use their bodies, and disuse leads to unhealthy living.

Mental health

Healthy living involves more than physical health, it also includes emotional or mental health. Avoidance behavior is another key to healthy living.

Avoid tobacco use

Stop smoking tobacco; start to stop today (it takes about 15 years of nonsmoking behavior to achieve a "normal" risk level for heart disease for those that smoke)

Comments and recommendations

Quitting smoking is difficult to accomplish; tobacco contains nicotine, which is addictive.Quitting smoking requires a serious life-long commitment and an average of six quitting attempts before success.

Avoid excessive alcohol consumption

Support and understanding from family members are often critical for sustained recovery. Medication can be useful for the prevention of relapses and for withdrawal symptoms following acute or prolonged intoxication.

Avoid high-risk sexual behaviors

High-risk sexual behavior can lead to the acquisition of sexually transmitted illnesses such as gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, or HIV infection.