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Nov 6, 2012
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If you are between the ages of 15 – 35, I’m here to talk about your health. It won’t hurt to scroll down and find out what you may never know is silently killing you as a young person.
Knowledge is power. This article might save your life.
How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of water a day? Do you get enough sleep every day? Do you go for regular checkups?
There are a lot of diseases that are growing up; most of us probably thought were for old people. Diseases like diabetes, stroke, cancer, fibroid, arthritis etc. But these days, diseases have no age restriction. It can happen to anyone. The kinds of foods we eat these days – over-processed foods, carbohydrates, fast foods, our lifestyle, and ignorance about the disease and how to cure them can make us susceptible to them.
While it is important that we are healthy and keep our bodies healthy by doing regular exercises, eating healthy and right, eating fruits and vegetables, there are other things we need to ensure that we are living a completely healthy life. Plus, early detection and treatment of some diseases is key.
You can’t put a price on your health right? Health, they say is wealth, and prevention is better than cure. Would you rather spend all your money treating an ailment or preventing it?
I guess while we think that the major diseases that we need to prevent are HIV, STIs, VVFs, we ignore other diseases like Hepatitis B, (Yes, it is a preventable disease. http://www.fwhc.org/health/nocancer.htm) or kidney disease.
This disease can kill a young person.
Hepatitis B is a liver disease. Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Inflammation is the painful, red swelling that results when tissues of the body become injured or infected. Inflammation can cause organs to not work properly.
Symptoms of Hepatitis B:
How do people get Hepatitis B?
Avoid Hepatitis B by:
Now that we have successfully identified this disease that can kill a young person, there are things that we can do to prevent disease or manage it. If you have not been to a doctor in the last six months, then I advice that you to do the following:
With these afore mentioned, I hope we will take these measures and live a happy and disease free life.
Have a happy weekend ya\’ll