Monthly Archives: March 2017

Small changes that can improve your Health drastically


Prevention and early detection of the disease are the two basic pillars to maintain health status. In addition to having a healthy lifestyle habits, vaccination is fundamental for prevention.

With regard to early detection, periodic examinations are key: urological studies for prostate and gynecological cancer for cancers of the breast and cervix, colonoscopies for the colon, spirometry for COPD, etc. Back pain is one of the most widespread and simplest ailments to prevent.

Exercising flexibilization exercises with pilates or yoga and boosting the abdominal and dorsolumbar musculature with swimming or in the gym are a few changes with which to prevent diseases of the spine.

Anyone who wants to gain health, in addition to improving the diet, should increase the amount of physical exercise. To make 5 meals a day, which should not miss a complete breakfast consisting of dairy, fruits and whole grains and a light dinner, are not enough to be healthy: getting in shape helps us reduce cardiovascular risk factors, in addition to acting As an emotional relaxer.

It is confirmed: the most active people are more cerebrally protected against cognitive impairment, which translates into well-being and prevention of diseases such as alzheimer’s or dementia.

Remember to stay active socially, read books and newspapers, enjoy music and painting, learn to play an instrument or a new language, do hobbies … Give your brain work and stop cognitive decline! Water is fundamental for the human body, both to help our body to recover that is lost through the urine, sweat or breath to perform one of the most complete and recommended sports, in which all work Muscles, ligaments and tendons: swimming.

Remember – Never expect to be thirsty to drink water (an average of 2 liters per day) and try to swim at least once a week: your body will thank you. Although the most known risk factors (tobacco, cholesterol, hypertension) are an important part, it is proven that psychological factors are also a trigger for numerous cardiovascular diseases such as stroke, angina pectoris or myocardial infarction.