Health Mistakes You Are Making Every Day

Common mistakes that we commit every day can cause serious impact on our health. Here is how.

By: Rima Chowdhury
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There are certain bad habits that have become a part of our daily routine. Sometimes we don't even realize that we are committing certain crimes on a daily basis that are eventually affecting our health in a very bad way.

At times, it is very difficult to stop ourselves from doing so. Whether these are conscious habits or unconscious ones, the effects of these mistakes on our health may be serious.

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Here we bring before you some of the common health mistakes which we are probably making every day.

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1. Not Drinking Enough Water:

We are aware of the fact that drinking water is beneficial for our health but even then, we end up not drinking enough of water. Water is not only essential to keep your body healthy, it helps to rejuvenate your skin and hair as well. It is essential to drink water in order to balance the fluids in the body in order to aid in circulation, digestion, maintain body temperature, etc. Drinking enough water every day is very important to prevent diseases.

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2. Drinking Too Much Alcohol:

Everyone of us ends up making this mistake every weekend as we are overjoyed and overwhelmed. Drinking too much of alcohol can leave your body lacking in energy and lethargic. Alcohol dehydrates your body, damages your liver and also affects your skin. Drinking too much can mess with your sleep as alcohol does not promote deep sleep.

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3. Using The Phone Throughout The Day:

We are all aware that using the phone all day long can disrupt your sleep but still everyone of us ends up committing this mistake. It also harms your posture and the spinal cord. You should prevent using phones all day long, especially at night. The radiation from the phone can also end up causing cancer.

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4. Going To Bed Too Late:

Although the saying one hour of sleep before midnight is equal to two hours after is a myth, there is some truth to this quote. You should go to bed early so that you get proper sleep. Going late to bed results in partial loss of good quality and deep sleep which can end up causing a number of diseases. You should try shifting your schedule and go to bed early and wake up early in the morning.

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5. Snacking Too Much:

Three major portions of meal, breakfast, lunch and dinner, is enough to leave your stomach full all the time. Snacking is good for your health but you should have a control on the quantity of snacks you are consuming. Snacking can keep your hunger at bay, but if overdone it can lead to obesity in a person.

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6. Working Out Only On Weekends:

Some people go to the gym or workout only on weekends or a holiday. However, for those who work out on weekends and remain inactive throughout the week, it can put a lot of pressure on your muscles and back. Like anyone else, your body wants to work in moderation and hence it is advised that you do not strain your body on a particular day. Workout throughout the week to stay active and slim.

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