Friday, 1 December 2017

Bad Health Habits Other Than

There things people do to themselves that lead to their own dwindling life span. People often forget that doctors exist for a reason. Their medical degrees are meant to be taken seriously and they do in fact hold superiority that no online site, old wives tales or quacks could tell you. People often take advice from websites or people without thinking twice. But here is the thing, what works for them may not work for you. It’s easy to declare that human body is the same, but be aware that no two people are alike. Everyone has a different immune system; everyone has a different lifestyle and different routine. There are many habits like sedentary lifestyle, smoking, drinking, drugs and junk food which are considered bad. But worse than those are a few that we have cultivated innocently. Here are a few of those habits that we need to actively avoid. 

1)    Self Diagnosis

Self diagnosis is something that we are all guilty of. What may be as simple as a headache would be blown out of proportion by the time you are done googling about it. Most people simply Google their symptoms and decide for themselves what is wrong with them .They will go so far enough to argue with their doctor about their conditions based on the information they found online. This is a bad habit that people need to break. Your doctor knows better than the Google. His diagnosis is based on personal examination not programmed information.

2)    Self Medication

What usually follows self diagnosis's self medication. Unfortunately most of the medicines available over the counter are unregulated. Some of these medicines like combiflam have been found to be substandard. However they continue to be freely sold and people don’t need prescriptions to buy them. This kind of self medication is dangerous. The best person to prescribe medicines for you is your doctor who will do it based on his knowledge and experience. You are less likely to face any health issues or side effects when you consume medicines prescribe by the doctor.

3)    Home Remedies

Home remedies and old wives tales are for those who are too stingy to visit their doctors or just plain lazy. Most of your old wives tales are simply useless. Home remedies have a little more success in this area. However for these normally fix your problem temporarily for longer term solution you need a proper diagnosis from your doctor and must take proper medicines. 

4)    Lying to your doctor

There is a saying that goes ‘Never lie to your lawyer and doctor’. When your well being is in question, this saying stands true. Most people lie to their doctors as there are either afraid of medicines or they are simply embarrassed. Being afraid of medicines won’t solve your problems and being embarrassed doesn’t help your situation at all. There is nothing to be embarrassed; your doctor has already seen it all.

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