Lifestyle diseases are diseases that have started appearing more with industrialization and increase in human lifespan. Lifestyle diseases are mostly self inflicted diseases and are easily preventable by dietary changes, increased physical activity and going back to nature. As science and technology progressed people have become lazy and comfort seekers. The stress of modern day living, poor dietary habits, sleep deprivation, alcohol, tobacco, and sedentary lifestyle are major contributors to the diseases.
Every year 14 million people die due to lifestyle diseases and most of these deaths are premature. This disease is slowly emerging as the biggest and the primary killers of human population. Low body oxygen (O2) is found to be common risk factor in all cases of lifestyle diseases. It is found that when patients are subjected to hyperventilation they usually experience the symptoms of their respective lifestyle diseases.
Lifestyle diseases include:-
- Asthma: Asthma is a respiratory disorder that causes inflammation of the lung airways thereby narrowing them and hence causing wheezing, breathlessness chest tightness, coughing, and panic attacks. Read More…..
- Arteriosclerosis: Arteriosclerosis is the hardening of the arteries and blood vessels due to the build up of plaques. Plaques are the deposits of fatty materials and cholesterol on the walls of arteries. In this condition blood supply to the organs and body tissues get affected Read More……
- Heart diseases: Heart disease is a common problem that affects a large number of people the world over. There are various kinds of heart diseases that affect people. Furthermore there are various common causes of heart disease. Read More…..
- Obesity: is a chronic medical condition in which a person has accumulated excess fat to the extent that it starts affecting one’s health and day to day living. It can lead to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems. Read more…..
- Diabetes: Diabetes Mellitus or simply diabetes is a chronic disease in which sugar levels in the blood are high. Diabetes causes several metabolic disorders and is not curable. Diabetes can only be managed. Read More…..
- Hypertension: Hypertension is commonly used to describe high blood pressure and similar conditions in patients. Both low blood pressure and high blood pressure can lead to severe health complications. Read More…..
- Cancer: Cancer is a broad term referred to uncontrolled and unwanted cellular growth in the body. These unwanted cells clump together to form a tumor. Read More…..
- Stroke: Stroke or “brain attack” or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off or interrupted by blood clots in an artery or a blood vessel. Read More…..
- Drug abuse: Drug abuse is a dangerous trend that badly affects the health of humans. People suffering from drug addiction develop an uncontrollable compulsion of having drugs. Read More…..
- Alzheimer’s disease (AD): Alzheimer’s is a very slow progressing, neurologic disease that attacks the brain. It first affects the brain parts that control thought, memory, and language. It causes an irreversible loss of neurons thereby affecting ones memory, intellectual and reasoning abilities. It worsens with age and there is no cure for the disease. Read More…..
- Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is a silent disease that is caused the loss of bone density. It is more common in elderly women. It means porous bones. Osteoporosis occurs when body fails to form new bone tissues. Proper diet with Vitamin-D and Calcium helps a long way in preventing this disease. There are no symptoms of Osteoporisis. Read more…..
- Depression: Depression is a disease that relates directly to the degree of emotional behavior like anger, frustration sadness and mood swings. It can have a negative effect on a person’s actions, behaviour and thoughts. Read More…..
- Liver diseases: Liver diseases affect several people across the world. In most cases liver diseases can be attributed to bad lifestyles and poor eating habits. Although it is also possible to genetically inherit weak livers or suffer from problems due to ill health or defects at birth. Read More…..
- Kidney problems: When the kidney stops working excess waste materials build up in the body and bloodstream causing further complications. The buildup of excess waste materials also leads to chemical imbalances in the body. Read More…..
- Sexually transmitted diseases: STDs can spread from one person to another through the infected person’s semen, blood, vagina, body fluids or genetically to infant Read More……
- Lower respiratory diseases: Lower respiratory diseases come in various forms and affect people of all age groups. Most respiratory diseases can be controlled by regular medication and lifestyle changes. Read More…..
- Acidity: Acidity can also be called a condition when there is excess acid formation in the stomach. Acidity leads to several other health discomforts and complications on the whole. Read More…..
- Sleep Disorders: Sleep disorders can be caused due to various reasons like health problems, overeating, environmental factors, teeth grinding, medications, and substance abuse. Read More…..
- Eye Problems: We experience many types of eye problems in our daily lives like itching, blurred vision, red eye, fatigue, cataract, glaucoma. Read More…..
- Cervical Problems: Everyone goes through a neck pain at some point in their lives; it’s one of the common problems. It is caused through any spinal problem and it is felt through the neck. Read More…..
- Hearing Impairment: Hearing impairment or deafness occurs when people have problems with hearing or are born deaf. There are three different types of hearing impairment Read More…..