It’s no secret that our everyday lifestyle choices have a direct effect on our long-term health. According to a recent study, about 60%–70% of healthcare visits in industrialized countries are associated with chronic, preventable diseases caused by poor lifestyle choices, including lack of physical activity, overeating, chronic stress and poor sleeping habits. The good news is, simply changing these daily habits can help us significantly improve pre-existing chronic conditions–or prevent them altogether before they happen. Here are some of the most impactful, medication-free changes you can use as another course of treatment in your toolbox to get your health back on track.
Move Your Body
More and more, doctors are prescribing physical activity as part of treatment programs for chronic conditions and other diseases—and for good reason. Regular exercise helps improve blood sugar control, promotes weight loss, and reduces the risk of heart disease, peripheral artery disease and other problems…
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