Common Causes of the Respiratory Ailments

Common  Causes of the Respiratory Ailments

Common respiratory ailments can be prevented, by doing the following:

1.       Refrain from staying in polluted areas. Dusty roads, dirty rivers and stagnant canals are breeding places of germs and viruses which are the number one carriers of diseases.

2.       Sleep early. Normally, we need eight hours of sleep. Lack of sleep weakens the body and becomes susceptible to diseases.

3.       Avoid taking prohibited drugs or toxic chemicals such as acetone, thinner, rugby and liquor. These can damage your respiratory system.

4.       Stay away from plan pollens. Some individuals are allergic to these, thus. Develop hay fever.

5.       Avoid smoking tobacco, using concentrated mouthwash and antiseptic gargles that can cause sorethroat.

6.       Breathing irritating fumes, screaming, shouting and speaking loudly should be avoided so as not to damage the vocal cords.

7.       Dispose waste materials properly. Proper disposal is one of the first steps in proper health hygiene. Whenever there are wastes, there are flies and other insects that are carriers of germs.

Care of the Respiratory System

We have to take good care of our respiratory system. A healthy respiratory system keeps one happy and alive. Here are health habits you can do:

1.       Eat a balanced meal. A balanced meal consists of food rich in protein, carbohydrate, fats, vitamins and minerals.

2.       Have a regular exercise. Exercise makes the heart strong, the bones sturdy and keeps our life longer. Lack of exercise weakens the heart, muscles, and systems.

3.       Have enough sleep. Sleep is a period when our mind and body relax. When we wake up, these are refreshed and strengthened.

4.       Take a deep breathe. Deep breathing will clean the lungs. It also helps improve one’s sense of well-being.

5.       Expose yourself to sunlight. Sunlight is a good source of Vitamin D. Exposure to sunlight should not exceed to 10 to 15 minutes. More than this amount is harmful to the skin.

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