Health is a factor that often overlooked by young adults, as they are too busy working full time or trying to reach their dreams. And carelessness often leads to unhealthy habits, which might lead to diseases later in life. But do not worry, here we have listed simple, healthy habits for you young adults, these healthy patterns might also help you live longer so make sure to read this article to find out more.
Nowadays young adults tend to think that sleep is not necessary when in reality lack of sleep might cause lots of illness in the future such as heart disease, insomnia, fatigue, and depression. We recommend seven to eight hours of sleep, just for you to live longer than other adults that sleep less or more than seven to eight hours.
Tip: avoid playing gadgets and watching television before you go to bed. Opt for another activity that might tire you out for the bed, for example, reading a book.
Practice safe sex
Sex is a reasonable thing to do, especially when you’re still young. If you’re the person to change sexual partners, you might want to try safe sex every time, no matter how uncomfortable it is to have sex with a condom on. There are so many sexually transmitted diseases that can attack your body due to unprotected sex, such as gonorrhea, HIV, and many more, so the next time you’re having sex you might want to invest on some condoms.
Tip: to avoid bacterias and germs, make sure to throw out any condoms in wallets or the trunk of your car in case it’s been there more than two weeks.
A lot of studies shows that smokers tend to lose ten years of their life due to this unhealthy habit. There are so many diseases that come from smoking, lung disease, weight loss, depression, and many more, so if you want to live longer, you might have to drop the habit of smoking right away.
Tip: make sure to look for smoking substitutes, some people tried chewing bubble gums to get the same ‘sweet’ flavor from smoking.
Drink more water
Drinking water gives you so many benefits, such as hydration, weight loss for those in diets, clear skin, and you’ll stay awake and more alert. Another reason for you to drink more water is to keep you away from kidney stones since water helps to keep your kidneys from working too much.