20 easy ways to stay healthy

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Health care is important at any age, even if you have no complaints about anything. What kind of doctors should be visited to avoid premature aging of the body and the development of age-related diseases? The therapist will tell the readers of Goodshapetips about this.

20 years – the flowering of vitality and energy. At this age, people get an education, get settled in life, start a family. Time flies unnoticed and it is constantly lacking …

… And now you are already 30. At this age, you rarely think about your health, if nothing is particularly bothering you. We run, constantly late somewhere, with the thought that health problems will never touch us or it will not be soon …

… We didn’t have time to look back, but a milestone date appeared on the horizon of life – 40 years. How did you approach her? Extra pounds, worries the joints, sometimes the heart “aches”, a small cobweb of veins appeared on the legs – but you never know what else!

Could you have thought at 20 that by the post-Balzac age you would acquire such a bouquet of ailments?

That is why, in order to feel full of energy and health at 40, starting from 20, it is necessary to closely monitor not only the external gloss, but also the health of the internal components of our body.

There are simple rules, following which any of us will be able to prolong our youth, maintain health and avoid the transition of a mild illness into a serious chronic disease.

Weekly manipulations

Daily routines

one. Brush your teeth and tongue twice a day. Millions of bacteria accumulate in the mouth, most of which are deposited on the tongue and in the spaces between the teeth.

These bacteria, if not removed in a timely manner, in addition to diseases of the teeth and gums themselves, can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, strokes, and miscarriages at various stages of pregnancy.

2. Try to rinse your mouth after every meal and floss regularly.

3. Watch your weight. Daily weighing reduces the risk of unwanted weight gain and obesity.

four. Take vitamins especially if you are already pregnant or planning to have a baby soon.

The most important during this period are B vitamins, folic acid, calcium and vitamin D.

Calcium and vitamin D will also strengthen your bones, nails and endocrine system, B vitamins will have a beneficial effect on the nervous system. Vitamins A and E give beauty to skin and hair.

5. Take a contrast shower. The alternation of a cool and hot shower will strengthen the immune system and give turgor to the skin.

Examinations 2 times a year

Weekly treatments

6. It’s no secret to anyone that regular sex life has a beneficial effect on our body and maintains our hormonal levels.

Having sex at least once or twice a week will greatly improve health, boost immunity and charge you with positive emotions.

7. Exercise or go to the gym at least 2 times a week. Physical activity will keep the muscles in good shape and burn extra calories.

eight. Clinical examination is a terrible word that paints before us the bright image of a doctor with a bunch of examinations and tests.

Or maybe it’s not so useless? Some examinations must be done every six months to prevent serious illnesses.

Who gets tested once a year?

Examinations every six months

9. visit the dentist should be done at least once every 3-6 months – even with absolutely healthy teeth.

Many problems can only be seen by a doctor after examining the oral cavity.

Timely healed caries, removed plaque and restoration of old fillings can significantly extend the life of your teeth.

ten. Do not neglect visits to the gynecologist (or urologist for men) – it is appropriate to make visits at least once every 6 months.

Swabs for flora and tests for HIV, hepatitis, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia should also be taken every six months.

Intracellular infections may not manifest themselves for a long time, quietly harming the body in the form of infertility, spontaneous abortions and miscarriages.

eleven. Do an electrocardiogram for early detection of cardiovascular disease.

Recently, due to the rapid pace of life, heart attacks have become much younger and there are cases of their development already at the age of 20.

In the vast majority of cases, ECG changes appear a month or more before the development of this life-threatening condition.

12. FROMgive a general blood test, showing the presence of an inflammatory or allergic process in the body, lack of iron or vitamin B12, blood diseases.

Specialists who need to be visited rarely, but regularly

Annual manipulations

13. Visit a dermatologist-oncologist. Melanoma is the most malignant, rapidly metastasizing and long-term asymptomatic type of cancer.

Given the adverse environmental conditions, ecology, sun exposure and visits to solariums, you should not neglect to see a specialist at least once a year.

All unusual moles should also be shown to the oncologist: with areas of soreness, redness, unusual shape, darker color, or growth of a nevus.

fourteen. Visit a mammologist and do a pelvic ultrasound. Unfortunately, oncology is getting younger and at the age of 20 a malignant neoplasm can develop.

The mammary glands are a very delicate and sensitive tissue and the development of neoplasms in them is most common.

fifteen. Measurement of intraocular pressure should become annual from the age of 30 in order to timely detect and prevent the development of glaucoma.

16. Mammography – annual manipulation for women (starting from the age of 40), designed to timely detect neoplasms of the mammary glands.

Women with close blood relatives who have had breast cancer should be especially wary.

17. Fluorography must be done annually for the timely detection of lung cancer and foci of tuberculosis, the number of which is growing rapidly due to poor ecology, widespread smoking, high population density and poor ventilation in public transport and in crowded places.

Regular examinations

eighteen. Visit the pre-medical control room once every 2 years, which works in all district clinics.

There, they will measure your blood pressure, check your height and weight, take blood for sugar and cholesterol, and calculate your risk of developing cardiovascular disease or diabetes.

19. From the age of 30, once every 5 years, check thyroid hormones and visit an endocrinologist.

twenty. Check your lipid profile – cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and control the atherogenic coefficient, which shows the level of formation of atherosclerotic plaques on the walls of blood vessels.

Love yourself! Take care of yourself! And always stay healthy and full of energy!

Alla GRIGORYEVA,
general practitioner

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