How To Reduce The Risk Of Developing Several Diseases

How to reduce the risk of developing several diseases.

These days, it's not uncommon for people to develop several diseases at once. In this article we will discuss how you can reduce your risk of developing any number or type if these ailments by following some simple steps!

Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activity can improve your quality of life.

Everyone can benefit from physical activity—no matter your age, sex, race or ethnicity, health condition, shape or size.

  • ✅ For preschool-aged children (3-5 years), should be physically active throughout the day with plenty of opportunities for active play.
  • ✅ For kids (6-17 years), 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity each day.
  • ✅ For adults, at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week, plus muscle-strengthening activities at least 2 days a week. Try walking 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.

Fitting regular physical activity into your schedule may seem hard at first, but you can reach your goals through different types and amounts of physical activity each week.

Tips to Get and Stay Active

  • ✅ Talk to your doctor if you have a chronic condition like type 2 diabetes or heart disease.
  • ✅ Get the support of your friends and family—and invite them to get active with you!
  • ✅ Start slowly and add time, frequency, or intensity every week.
  • ✅ Schedule physical activity for times in the day or week when you’re most energetic.
  • ✅ Plan ahead. Make physical activity part of your daily or weekly schedule.
  • ✅ Walk instead of drive to nearby destinations or park the car farther away and fit in a walk to your destination.
  • ✅ Support improvements in your neighborhood that make it easier to walk or bike to where you want to go.

Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health, fitness, and quality of life. It also helps reduce your risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, many types of cancer, depression and anxiety, and dementia.


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