Healthy Living

Some Important Factors For A Healthy Living



 

Healthy Teeth For Healthy Living

Often the care of teeth and gums is overlooked as a potential health risk.  However, with the oral cavity being the main way in which parasites, bacteria, yeast, and fungus get into the body, taking time to thoroughly brush and floss your teeth is important.  Keeping your mouth clean is a great way to benefit your health and promote healthy living.

Too Much Sun Is Bad For You

Everyone loves basking in the warm sun, especially if it is lying on a beautiful sandy beach.  While the sun has many benefits, too much sun without proper protection can be harmful.  Being sunburned not only hurts, but also damages skin and promotes wrinkles and cancer.  If you are going to spend any time in the sun, even 10 minutes, protect your skin with sunscreen for both UVA and UVB rays.

Use Sunscreen

Most people know that sunscreen is important for shoulders, backs, legs, and arms when out in the sun but there are other parts of the body that are often overlooked.  When enjoying the beautiful sun, be sure to use sunscreen on your ears, lips, and even the tops of your feet.

Washing your Hands Is Important For Healthy Living

This is something you will have been told throughout your life.  Disease is easily spread from touch, whether from person to person or object to person.  Giardia is the number one germ that is transferred from touching something infected.  Once you have Giardia, you can get very ill.  In addition, germs can be passed from your pet that has been rolling on the grass or from something dropped on a dirty floor; just allow your imagination to roam if you dare.  Washing your hands is a quick, easy way to reduce the spread of germs and vital for healthy living.

For Healthy Eyes

Most jobs in today's society require the use of a computer.  If you sit in front of a screen all day or work any job or hobby that requires your eyes to work hard, be sure to take breaks throughout your day.  For soothing relief, you can use eye drops; close your eyes for a few minutes to allow them to rest, and look away to something other than what you are working on.  Also, ensure that you are working with appropriate lighting, which is an oversight many people make.  These are ways in which you can give your eyes a much-needed break.  Eyestrain can cause eye problems as well as headaches.

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