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The little things in daily life that are harmful to one's health

By Philip Perez,2017-12-28 17:36:00
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The little things in daily life that are harmful to one's health

We all know that smoking and irregular exercise are very bad for your health. But have you ever heard of something unexpected that could hasten your death? Take a look today! 10 little things that can lead to premature death, excessive salt intake and sitting for too long.

1. Proud bust  

That sounds ludicrous, doesn't it? Let's use science to justify it. Most women in life crave proud twin peaks in order to add to their charm, a little more confidence, or out of a "womanly look" mentality. But sisters, if your bust is just average, you really should be sneaking out. Women with plump breasts are reported to suffer back, arm and neck pain, and some suffer from rashes, headaches and spinal deformities. To ease the pain, women with plump breasts may even need to take daily medication, which can be heart-wrenching.

The results of a recent study may come as a surprise: one in ten women feel inferior because of their proud breasts, and one in three women polled actually find their brassiere too inconvenient for them to go out on a daily basis. These conclusions may not be so bad compared to the following: Women with plump breasts tend to live five years less than the average woman.

2. Excessive coffee intake  

Drinking coffee is good for your health, but too much can damage your health and even cause you to die prematurely. People under 55 who drink four cups a day or more than 28 cups a week increase their risk of dying prematurely by 56 percent.

The study was so powerful that as many as 43,729 people were surveyed, 9,827 women and 33,900 men. In addition, the study evaluated all medical personal history information collected between 1979 and 1998.

According to expert research, coffee can raise blood pressure, boost adrenaline production, and stop insulin activity. All of this can destroy your body. Of course, the direct link between too much coffee and premature death is not entirely clear.

But to be on the safe side, if you're not over 55 and want to live longer, start cutting back on your coffee intake today.

3. Whole grains

I guess you'll read the headline and say, "Cereals are healthy!", "They're highly recommended foods by medical experts!", "I've been eating them my whole life!", and so on. Before you call me a liar, consider the fact that whole grains contain phytates that block the absorption of essential mineral elements such as iron, magnesium, zinc and calcium. Studies have shown that eating grains can block the absorption of iron up to 50 percent. In addition, magnesium, an essential element of the body, can effectively ward off type 2 diabetes, while calcium can prevent osteoporosis. Worst of all, eating grains that inhibit the body's absorption of zinc can reduce your libido. Even if you eat supplements, as long as you continue to eat whole grains, they will still not be effectively absorbed and reasonably used by the body.

Then look at this: Studies have shown that whole grains, especially wheat, are involved in the development of certain autoimmune diseases. Phytolectins in wheat can cause lupus, hypothyroidism, eczema, or other autoimmune diseases.

4. Take sleeping pills

Most people today suffer from insomnia. To treat this problem, doctors prescribe sleeping pills. However, a study shows that taking sleeping pills can lead to premature death. More specifically, people who take sleeping pills are five times more likely to die prematurely than those who do not. Worse, though, reducing the dose to 4-18 sleeping pills a year did not significantly reduce the risk of early death. In fact, those who took that amount on average each year were 3.6 times more likely to die early than those who never took sleeping pills.

Surprisingly, people who take an average of 18-132 sleeping pills a year have a 4.4% increased risk of dying. People who take more than 132 sleeping pills are 5.3 times more likely to die than people who don't take them. That's not all. People who take 132 sleeping pills a year have a 35% higher risk of developing cancer. If you don't want to die young, throw away your sleeping pills.

5. Too much salt

If you're addicted to fast food and processed foods, make sure you do your best to stop the habit. Not only are they full of fat, but because of the high sodium content of these foods. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) warns that eating foods high in salt can lead to premature death.

In addition to causing kidney stones, salt also causes high blood pressure, which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. The American Heart Association strongly encourages people to cut back on sodium, recommending 2,300 milligrams a day, compared with 1,500 milligrams a day for people with high blood pressure.

But AMA admits it's almost impossible. Why? Consider that a McDonald's 1 / 4 pound cheese contains 1,190 milligrams of salt. On the other hand, an unseasoned Wendy's BLD salad contains 1,280 milligrams of salt. No wonder 65 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure and half a million die each year from strokes and heart attacks.

The TMA estimates that 150, 000 people would not die prematurely from complications caused by high blood pressure if food manufacturers and restaurants reduced sodium in their products.

6. Living Alone

Those who live alone are more likely to die prematurely than those who live with family or partners. Thankfully, this applies only to older people, especially those aged 52 and over who live alone.

The findings were based on a seven-year study of 6,500 people in the UK, which found that people living alone were 26 per cent more likely to die than those living together, regardless of what happened before the survey. While 48 per cent of older people who live alone are more likely to experience premature death when considering pre-existing conditions, previous studies have shown that people who live alone have a higher risk of dementia and heart disease, regardless of willingness, in addition to a risk of early death.

Fortunately, older people are less likely to die prematurely if they receive the emotional and social support they need. Elderly people living alone can significantly extend their lives simply by socializing with others and engaging in activities that reduce their loneliness.

7. Sit too long

If you're sitting right now, you'd better stand up. Studies show that sitting for long periods of time can cause serious health problems and even lead to premature death. People spend a lot of time sitting, whether at work or at home, says a Leicester University researcher. In addition, the study, which involved eight million people, showed that if people sat in office chairs or sofas for long periods of time, even if they exercised regularly, they would still be at risk for diabetes and heart disease, and even obesity would not be reduced.

What's more, sitting for long periods of time can lead to premature death. An Australian researcher has published in online medical records showing that adults aged 45 and older who sit for more than 11 hours a day have a 40 per cent increased chance of dying prematurely. There is a scientific reason why it is unhealthy and fatal for us to sit for long periods of time. The act of sitting down is understood by our intelligent body systems as our body systems going into storage mode. For example, we begin to develop resistance to insulin when the amount of glucosamine in the body rises dramatically, as well as when the level of benign cholesterol decreases and the level of malignancy rises. In other words, the longer we sit, the worse we become.

8. Exposure to contaminated air

Yes, as you might think. This simple act of breathing is enough to reduce your life expectancy. If you live in a major city or in a heavily polluted area, your risk of dying prematurely is greatly increased by breathing too much polluted air. In the United States, 200, 000 people die prematurely from air pollution, 53, 000 from health problems caused by car pollution, and 52, 000 from air pollution caused by electricity generation, according to MIT research. Even more worrying is that Baltimore is the city with the highest number of deaths from breathing polluted air. Other cities include the Rocky Mountains, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit and Atlanta. So how many years will those who have been exposed to polluted air lose their lives? The answer is ten years!

9. An unsatisfactory and stressful job

When we hear people say, "My job is killing me!", we often don't take it literally. However, some new research suggests that this common workplace complaint, which I'm sure everyone has said at least a couple of times, may be true in its literal sense. Our work is likely to bring us to our deaths early.

According to a 2012 survey by the University of London, people who are stressed at work have a 23 per cent higher risk of heart disease than others. In addition, people in high-stress positions, such as the US president, will age faster (Mr Obama is really much older). And people who work more than 11 hours a day are highly vulnerable to anxiety disorders.

People in high-stress positions also face more difficulties in managing other social relationships than those in a work relationship. But the downsides of high-stress positions go beyond that, and women in high-stress positions are more likely to develop diabetes. Most seriously, people who work in stressful and hostile environments are more likely to die prematurely than those who work in a peaceful and positive environment, according to a survey by Tel Aviv University that began two decades ago.

10. Lack of sexual life

You don't have eyes, and not having enough sex is a real cause of premature death. Conversely, people who have sex more often are more likely to live longer. Numerous studies have shown that regular sex speeds up blood flow, lowers blood pressure and keeps cholesterol healthy. In addition, sex is also an effective means of weight loss, half an hour of sex can let you burn 200 calories. Sex can also make a variety of diseases away from you, such as cold, cough and so on. Because it can enhance the body's immune system resistance.

If you've been feeling stressed lately, having a long, regular sex session can be a good choice. It will help you relax and lower your blood pressure by releasing oxytocin to increase the release of endorphins, known as hormones.

The benefits of sex are not only that it makes you look young and energetic, it makes you produce collagen and leaves your skin smooth and rosy. One of the biggest benefits is that sex increases your life expectancy. Women who have sex regularly are more likely to live more than six months longer, while men are 50 per cent less likely to die prematurely, according to a Duke University study.

The benefits of sex are not only that it makes you look young and energetic, it makes you produce collagen and leaves your skin smooth and rosy. One of the biggest benefits is that sex increases your life expectancy. Women who have sex regularly are more likely to live more than six months longer, while men are 50 per cent less likely to die prematurely, according to a Duke University study.