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Three Rules For a Healthy Life

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Three Rules For a Healthy Life

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It’s said, Health is Wealth. But how seriously do you take it?

Sickness is like a thief in the night who comes without any prior warning. To keep you safe from intruders, you need to take security measures. Likewise, for a healthy life free of sickness, I have listed 3 must rules that you must follow.

The Three Rules For A Healthy Life:

#1 Keep a First Aid Box at all times:

Healthy Life: First Aid BoxYou need a first aid kit at home so that you can administer the first-aid when someone is injured or sick until the person is admitted in the hospital.

What should it include: Personal items like your medication, emergency phone numbers, and any other  items needed for your health-care. Apart from that, these are the must-include:

  • 2 Absorbent compress dressings
  • 2 Triangular bandages
  • 5 Antibiotic ointment packets
  • 2 Roller bandages of varying widths.
  • 4 Non-adhesive dressings of varying widths
  • 2 Non-latex disposable gloves
  • 1 Notepad and Pen
  • Plastic Bags of varying sizes
  • 1 Adhesive tape like micro-pore.
  • 1 Resuscitation mask or face shield.
  • 5 Antiseptic wipes
  • Sterile gauze pads of different sizes
  • 2 Scissor
  • Tweezers

(P.S: This list is made with reference to Red Cross and Better Health Channel’s first aid box recommendation).

#2 Find an Online Health-care provider:

Always stay updated regarding which hospital or diagnosis center to go, and how much it will cost you so that you can prepare yourself for any emergency. From finding the closest hospital or diagnosing center to checking out your symptoms, diagnosis online, there are legions of these healthcare providers online.

Here are the two helpful online healthcare-care utilities for residents of India:

  • BuzzHospitals:
    A Search tool for finding hospital, diagnostic centers in order of location, specialty or the pricing rate, Buzzhospitals offers a single platform for entire health care industries. They connect common people, doctors, healthcare insurance companies and hospitals/ clinics/ diagnostic centers. Here, you have to choose the city where you want to search. Then choose the category based on- Hospitals, Doctors, Disease, Tests and Treatment Packages. I was able to find Jeevika Hospital near me by this very website.Healthy Life: BuzzHospitals Selection city wise, category wiseOne of its best feature is helping patients select and compare specific hospitals based on their insurance coverage.Their “Health Navigator” helps you find health information fast and easy based on the disease type, symptoms, injuries etc.
  • MedIndia: 
    Providing health information online,  it has a comprehensive database of information of Hospital locations and Indian drugs. It is easy to search for hospitals with a single entry of state, city and pin code. Their directories includes doctors (207000+ Doctors), chemist, emergency services and more. If your schedule is always clashing with your doctor’s visit, you can access their online doctor consultation.

#3 Checklist for maintaining a  healthy life everyday:

Having a tight schedule is no excuse to practicing an unhealthy health habits.Healthy Life: CHECKLIST FOR MAINTAINING A  HEALTHY LIFE EVERYDAY

Simple and easy, here are the five essential must-follow tips:

  1. Eat at the same time daily.
  2. Include fruits, vegetable and whole grains in your everyday diet.
  3. Drink eight or more glasses of water everyday (i.e. until your pee color turns clear or slightly yellow).
  4. Leave out a time slot for a 10-minute walk three times a day.
  5. Sleep for 6-8 hours a day.

 

The best way to deal with a surprise attack, such as sudden sickness, is with preparedness and by being alert. This is not a long checklist, it is simple and easy. Yet, essential and crucial because “prevention is better than cure”.

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