1. Your attitude can be a source of stress
Attitude refers to the way you see other people, the way you relate to them, your perception of yourself, your perception of a situation, the way you feel about something; some persons think positively while others are always negative. Those who relate poorly with others or are negative about life are more likely to be stressed than those who do not. The effects are of stress are several beginning with sleeplessness.
Some people are extroverts while others are introverts, extroverts are less prone to stress and hence the diseases that come with stress.
2. Your Living standard can affect your health
The standard of living has a lot of effect on your health; those with high standard of living are less prone to ill-health than those with low living standard. The former are assured of potable water, sanitary facilities, well ventilated homes, good food, proper medical care and good neighbourhood. The children are less likely to encounter gangs on the street and cultivate bad habits of doing drugs and consuming alcohol or being involved in street fights which could lead to death, maiming or imprisonment.
3. Bronchopneumonia is preventable by vaccination
Bronchopneumonia can be prevented in the following ways:
a. Vaccinations: Vaccination against pneumonia is available and is effective for five years. It is recommended for children under five years, the elderly over 65 years and individuals who are at increased risk for developing bronchopneumonia such as those with chronic diseases, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes mellitus, reduced resistance against diseases, sickle cell disease and many others; This has been shown to reduce the number of sickness and death from pneumonia.
In December 2014, the Federal Government of Nigeria introduced Pneumonia Vaccine into the routine National Immunisation Programme.
Children are to receive three vaccinations at 2 months of age, 4 months and 12 months.
Adults over the age of 65 years are to receive one pneumonia vaccination only.
This vaccine is also suggested for children who are between the ages of 2 and 5 who are at risk for developing pneumococcal disease or children who attend a childcare facility.
b. Avoiding smoking
c. Moderate alcohol intake
d. Proper hygiene
e. Good nutrition
f. Good accommodation.
h. Staying well-rested
4. Mangoes Protect Your Eyes, Help in Night Vision
Vitamin A is necessary for proper development of the eyes, prevents dryness of the eyes and also ensures night vision, it prevents night blindness. In fact low Vitamin A level in the body can destroy the eyes.
5. Complications of tattoos include infections such as HIV and hepatitis.
If the equipment used to create your tattoo is contaminated with infected blood, reuse of needles for tattooing can cause severe blood-borne diseases like HIV and Hepatitis B and C. One should avoid getting tattoos done from illegal tattoo parlors as the chance of infectious disease is highest at these places. The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has warned about the risk of tattoo parlors transmitting viruses like HIV and the cancer-causing hepatitis C. Because of this, blood banks typically ban donations from people who have been tattooed in the previous 12 months.
6. White meat is a source of high quality protein
White meat is meat from chicken, turkey and other birds; it is a rich source of high quality protein. It does not have haem which erodes the lining of the intestines and does not have the saturated fat of red meat. It has not been incriminated in bowel cancer and heart disease.
However, cholesterol is contained chicken, turkey and so on. However, the skin of poultry is most high in cholesterol, consequently, chicken should be skinned (that is, remove the skin) before eating it. This is not easy but we must discipline ourselves because the skin is quite delicious.