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How to Prevent Lifestyle Diseases?

Written by
Dr. Hariharan V
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Sep 05, 2015 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018   -  2 min read

Abstract

Abstract

Lifestyle Diseases are obesity, hypertension and diabetes. We may cause ourselves these diseases by many of our faulty lifestyle practices. This article discusses why do we get these diseases and some easy ways to prevent or control them.

How to Prevent Lifestyle Diseases?

In the olden days, we had food scarcity and too much physical work. So obesity and lifestyle diseases were less among people. In those times people used to eat heavily when more food was available and eat less when no food was available. Then came the agricultural revolution era and a smart public distribution system. Food become abundant. It became impossible to change our centuries' old habit and we started eating more.Then came industrial, IT developments and opening up of markets. It created the following things:

All these started leading to lifestyle diseases like obesity, hypertension and diabetes. Then came the medical era (the current period), when the incidences of the above said diseases started growing out of proportions. Nowadays we have started realizing that

We have started seeing our parents, relatives, friends getting these diseases, and we have come to know that there is no escape, since they too lead a similar lifestyle. This is the awareness era. Now availability of resources like internet and health magazines are changing people's mind to lead a healthy and fit life.

How to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle and Avoid Lifestyle Diseases?

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