How a News Story Helped Her Get a Diagnosis

As humans, in one time or so we fall sick and most often we become bed ridden and hospitalized. Though science has taught us about the human sufferings, our body may not control what is happening every day in our bodies. Daily millions of people get sick, about 10-15% of them becomes sick and become hospitalized. With all the medicines and interventions in place, tens of millions of global dwellers still don’t get medical services and care they deserve. Nearly 20% of adults report challenges of not accessing medical care to help them get well, despite known quality-state of the art- services available, information about how well they really need but don’t get what they want. Some people may not access the service, some do not afford the cost and some may not get relief. And many have tried everything without relief.

Whether your problem is lack of access to quality service, the feeling of not affording the cost, or unable to get relief even if you attend the most sophisticated medical facility? first ask yourself, “What habits can I change to get relief?”

Do you live healthy-hygienic-life style? In general, hygienic life style refers to practicing behaviors that promote healthy lives and stopping behaviors that are bad for your health:

Ten Health tips to help you to live healthy lives (Exercise, Diet, Hygiene, water, weight training)
  • Measure and watch your weight
  • Limit unhealth foods,  and food cooked in oils
  • Take fruits & multivitamin supplements, vegetables
  • Drink water and stay hydrated
  • Exercise regularly, be physically active
  • Reduce sitting and screen time
  • Avoid caffeine
  • Create a comfortable sleep environment: a place that is cool, dark, and quiet place (get 7-8hrs of sleep).
  • Go easy on alcohol and stay sober
  • Avoid sweets, highly processed food
What if I work multiple jobs or do shift work?

Sometimes there are factors that impact our healthy lives that we can’t control. If you work shifts, strategies such as taking naps before evening shifts, and minimizing light exposure when coming off evening shifts and planning to sleep, may help.

Dr. Suleiman C. Muttani will present “Understanding the Role of inactivity with obesity and NTDs” at Pride Women Clinic Resource Center

Obesity may be a sign that you have problem with your health life styles.  If you are doing all the right things and practicing good healthy life and hygiene, and still have trouble with your health, you may need to see a physician (internal Medicine specialist).

How a News Story Helped Her Get a Diagnosis

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