Take Care of Your Health – Easy Steps

Article: Now more than at any other time, many people are alooking to have the best health possible. The result of this is that the health and fitness industries are raking in billions every year on herbal supplements, vitamins, fitness equipment, diets, etc.

Making a commitment to take care of your body, both internal and external, is probably one of the most important you’ll ever make so getting it “right fiirst time” is critical for your overall health.

Here are a few tips to help you discover ways to maintain a healthier lifestyle, and enjoy the best of health without spending a fortune.

Acupuncture
Acupuncture can be traced back more than 2,000 years. This traditional treatment of many eastern countries is said to be beneficial by stimulating zones of the body, known as “Meridians” that have a direct relationship to internal organs, and the spirit. Practioners insert fine needles into the Meridians to promote natural healing, improve bodily functions and give your immune system a boost.

Therapeutic Massage
Therapeutic massage such as Aromatherapy aren’t there just to make you feel good!.
The benefits of therapeutic massage are many:

· Pain reduction / elimination
· Stress reduction / elimination
· Improved circulation in the blood and lymphatic systems
· Improved mechanical function

Are just a few of the benefits. Massage styles include Aromatherapy, Swedish, Sports and Reflexology.

Eat Well
We all know we should eat well, reduce fat, salt and sugar intake but eating well also means eating at the right times. Breakfast should never be missed! Later meals should be lighter and healthy, and eating just before bed is a definite no no.

The basic lessons about we learned as children about the four major food groups (NOT coffee, burger, donuts and fries!!) still apply to us as adults if your are vegan or vegetarian you might consider a taking a B 12 supplement.

Supplements and Vitamins
Before buying and using vitamins and food supplements there are a couple of rules to follow.

Get advice from a reputable source
· Buy from a reputable source

The following supplements and vitamins are reputed to be good for general health: Aloe Vera, Grape seed extract, Glucosamine, and Selenium (said to be a powerful anti-viral supplement) . Vitamins E, C, B-12, Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium.

Kill Stress
Stress is not just a key contributor to poor health, it can prove fatal. Studies have found that stress can be linked to heart attacks, certain cancers, high blood pressure (can result in strokes) mood swings, depression, and broken relationships.

Sleep
If you aren’t sleeping well, you aren’t healthy! Consult your doc immediately. Sleep deprivation leads to stress (see above), an increase in the likelyhood of accidents at home, at work and on the road and reduced performance all round.

Laughter
When you laugh beneficial things happen to your body:

Your Heart becomes stronger
Blood presure is reduced
Muscles relax
Your Lungs becomes stronger
Stress is reduced;
Pain is forgotten
Immunity is boosted

And on top of all this you feel better in general. Enough said!

Stop Smoking
You already know the facts, it’s been rammed down your throat for years. So who am I to nag you?

DISCLAIMER:
All health care planning should be made under the guidance of you physician and/or other qulaified health practitioners. The content within only presents an overview and does not replace medical advice from a practicing physician. Further, the information in this articlel is provided “as is”and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. under any circumstances,including, but not limited to, negligence, neither shall any distributor of this informationbe liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the information presented herein.

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