How to stay healthy after 30 years of age can be done by understanding what staying healthy means and factors that determines a healthy lifestyle.
A healthy person can be defined as one free from diseases, both infectious and lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle for an individual is determined by several factors which include physical, physiological and social factors. On the physical approach, an individual who is physically fit is most probably free from diseases more often lifestyle diseases. The social lifestyle we leave determines our health by a greater margin too.
Therefore, for an individual above 30 years of age, he needs to avoid some common infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and other Sexually transmitted infections which are more common by avoiding a crude sexual lifestyle. He/she needs to avoid having several sexual partners whose status are unknown.This is the key way that can be used to avoid the sexually transmitted infectious diseases which are the major source of death among infectious diseases world wide.
The non infectious diseases can are also a major causes of death among adults above the age of thirty. Cases of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack and several other cardiovascular diseases have been reported among the adults. in order to avoid such diseases, it is important to live a healthy lifestyle. Several approaches can be used to avoid lifestyle diseases which include :
You should always ensure that you do daily exercises to burn excessive calories in your body in order to avoid cardiovascular diseases and high blood pressure cases. Exercising also boosts metabolism thus ensuring you burn excessive fats that may lead to obesity.
(ii) Screening for lifestyle diseases.
Any person above the age of thirty should consider screening for lifestyle diseases as such diseases start showing up in the early thirties. Diseases such as prostrate cancer could be detected at such an age in male and therefore by early diagnosis, they are curable and thus leading to a healthy lifestyle thereafter.
(iii) Controlling our diet
We need to check on what we consume at this age too. Some foods might as well have an effect to our life as foods that might have been good for us during our adolescent stages might not be suitable for us at late youthful stage. Foods rich in calories and cholesterol should be avoided as they are the major source of lifestyle diseases.In summary, living a healthy lifestyle involves controlling our diet, good exercises to keep fit and medical check-ups that enables early diagnosis of diseases.