Every day of our life, we witness something new coming up. Technology has become so advanced that people are coming up with new inventions within a short period of time. But when it comes to health, we have definitely gone backward. Even though we have come up with a lot of remedies for many diseases and body conditions, there are still diseases that we are not able to find a cure.
There are life-threatening diseases like cancer and slow killers like diabetes. Most of the diseases that are caused today are because of our lifestyle. Some people in spite of their busy schedule make it a point to have a healthy lifestyle by eating the right food and indulging in physical activity. Here of some of the risks.
Heart disease and heart conditions have become so common. Most of these conditions are life-threatening. It requires round the clock monitoring to keep the person in the best condition. It is said one out of five adult men have some form of heart conditions. Every year more than three million men are admitted to the hospitals for heart conditions. Some of the major factors for the heart condition of an individual are cholesterol and blood pressure.
Respiratory disease and COPD
The fact about the respiratory disease is that even if you lead a perfect and healthy lifestyle, there are good possibilities that you might get a respiratory disease. The polluted environment contributes a lot of most of the respiratory diseases. With the increase in the heavy industries and the use of automobiles the atmosphere around is polluted to unimaginable levels.
There are also other activities like smoking which causes many respiratory diseases and lung cancer. According to reports, there is a steady increase in the number of men being affected by lung cancer in the past ten years.
Even though alcohol is responsible for many deaths, the topic of whether alcohol is good or bad is still under debate. The use of alcohol has increased so much that it is very hard to find a person who doesn’t consume alcohol in any form. The alcohol-related deaths are at its peak, and there is a steady increase every year.
Alcohol consumption increases that risk of mouth, throat and liver cancer. It also has a very negative impact on the reproductive system, which ultimately results in impotence and infertility. It also gives a feeling of loneliness which causes depression.
The liver is one of the organs in the body that affected by many ways. It not just helps in digestion but also helps in removing the toxic substances in our body. Some of the liver diseases include cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, bile duct cancer, and alcoholic liver disease. Even though liver transplant is an option, it is not something that you can depend on. It is because the procedure is very complex and has very low success rates.
Diabetes was once considered as a very bad body condition. But now it has become so common and yet another thing. The problem with diabetes is not just the high sugar levels. Diabetes leads to various other things like kidney problems, low testosterone levels, and vision problems. But today people have become a bit cautious when it comes to their sugar intake. They are also taking all the necessary steps to prevent diabetes.