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Everyday Habits that Are Not Good for Your Health

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Many people do not think about falling sick until you fall ill. What if most of the things that we unknowingly do are actually ruining your life. Here are some of the everyday habits that are deadly;

1. Sleeping wrong

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Anybody who is concerned about their health will tell you how significant sleep is. And not the quantity of sleep but the quality of sleep is essential for good health. Having less sleep will have you feeling tired the whole day and can have long term effects on your health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), some of those health issues include cardiovascular problems, weight gain and obesity. Take note of the number of hours you spend sleeping, sleeping position and distractions. The sleeping position may result in back pain or neck pain if you don’t sleep in the right way. 

2. Overusing technology

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Using your phone, tablet or iPad usually have you looking downward and that posture may put a strain on your neck or back. It is advisable that you take the right postures when using your computer, phone, tablet or when watching television. Practising that while ensuring that you do not use these items for long hours will improve your health by encouraging more blood circulation. 

3. Breathing unclean air

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According to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), humans breathe about 20,000 times every day. And this means that if you are going to stay home for most of the times you want to be breathing clean air because a recent study discovered that indoor air pollutants are more dangerous compared to outdoor air pollutants as they are five times more dangerous. 

4. Anxiety 

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Anxiety can contribute or lead to high blood pressure, a condition that is responsible for 40 percent of the deaths recorded in the country every year.  

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