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Good health depends upon various factors such as one’s lifestyle and diet. People who follow a particular kind of lifestyle that includes exercise, yoga, and meditation and consume a balanced and healthy diet live longer and are free from various chronic diseases. Today, the life of an individual has changed a lot as compared to earlier times which has led to the deterioration of health and life expectancy to a great extent. Most people in today's life have sedentary jobs that are the root cause of various chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, thyroid issue, hormonal imbalance, and cardiac issues. kidney problems etc. Earlier, older people and adults were at great risk of having cardiac cases but today even younger adults are having heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiac-related issues that are life-threatening. All these changes are due to an inactive lifestyle, an unhealthy diet, and bad habits. Today, more and more young adults are inclined towards smoking, drinking, and drugs that cause cancer, heart attack issues, and many other life-threatening diseases. Further,  individuals consume a diet that has high cholesterol, high sugar, excessive salt, oily, etc which not just impacts the digestive system but may cause obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart attack, stroke, GERD, poor nutrient absorption, calcification of arteries, etc.  In order to live a healthy life one should focus on the food they eat and practice some kind of exercise that keeps the body's metabolism active.

Now when we talk about health, it doesn't mean just the physical health of a person but includes the mental health of a person as well. Too much screen time makes a person feel depressed and gloomy that causes mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, etc. Also, too much exposure to social media also impacts one's mental health. As the person tries to live an artificial life and feels that the virtual life is a present-day reality. As a result, they compare themselves with others and try to incorporate an unrealistic lifestyle where they starve themselves to look lean. Today, one is expected to have a perfect body, nose, lips, and body shape; if they do fall into the same spectrum then they are not beautiful. This type of mentality has impacted children and young adults extensively that causes depression. Now, these individuals are insecure about their bodies, and their looks, and they believe that they don't deserve happiness and love because they are different. In today's time, self-realization is important, one should be aware that a particular type of lifestyle will not make you feel good about yourself. In fact, one should be aware of what's happening around them and try to find out the balance that works best for them. If you have a group of friends who force you to drink, smoke, try drugs, and make you feel worthless or insecure then you must take a closer look at reality and restrain yourself from such a situation.  Such a lifestyle impacts both one's physical health and mental health as well.

Effects of millennial or modern lifestyle on health
An unhealthy Lifestyle can be a huge risk factor and may be a root cause of diseases such as

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Obesity
  • HIV
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Paralysis
  • Depression
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Anxiety
  • Isolation
  • Loneliness

Practices that can help

  • Change in lifestyle
  • Adopt a more active lifestyle
  • If you have a sedentary job then take regular breaks, stretch, and walk
  • Practice yoga
  • Exercise
  • Walk
  • Mediate
  • Eat healthy
  • Have a proper sleep
  • Minimize your screen time
  • Avoid negative surroundings and people
  • Take a hobby
  • Play sports
  • Spend time with family
  • Work on your health

One should try to live a healthier lifestyle that includes exercise, yoga, and a well-balanced diet. Such a lifestyle helps maintain a person's good physical, emotional, and mental health. You can contact us for health check-ups and treatment as we are a multispecialty hospital and the best heart hospital in Jaipur.

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