LIFE STYLE DISORDER

Life Style Disorder

People who eat a high calorie diet without adequate exercise are in greater danger of lifestyle disorders. Better living conditions and enhanced health care facilities have increased the longevity of people. Industrialization, economic liberalization, invasion of international mass media, expansion of information & communication technology etc. are also altering the health style of the community.

What Causes Life Style Disorders?

The causes of lifestyle disorders are eating unhealthy foods, over eating, over dependence on processed foods, energy drinks, artificial sweeteners and fast foods. Sedentary living, smoking, drinking alcohol, stress, poor sleeping habits which are all attributed mainly to the so called modern living habits and urbanization added with the altered eating habits makes the situation worse.

Obesity

Obesity is a complex disorder involving an excessive amount of body fat.

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Thyroid

The thyroid is a small gland in your neck that makes thyroid hormones.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high

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Hypertension

It is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated.

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Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by difficulty falling and/or staying asleep.

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