Managing Your Body’s Weakest Links

The human body is much like any complicated piece of machinery. Over time, as you use it more and more, different parts of it will slowly wear down and become weaker. Without the right maintenance, those most prone to damage will be impacted the most, and some could even break entirely. Of course, though, you can’t simply replace body parts to make them work again. Instead, you have to work hard to make sure you keep them in the best possible condition, and the jobs you do will be different for each body part.

  • Joints & Bones

This all starts with one of the strongest parts of your body, but one which has to deal with the most strain; your joints and bones. You might need to help of an upper cervical chiropractic surgery or other medical practice to keep on top of these areas. But, in most cases, the right diet, supplements, and exercise throughout your life should be enough to protect this part of your body.

 

  • Eyes

Next, it’s time to consider your sight, a sense which you rely on in almost every aspect of your, and one which you only turn off when you’re asleep. There are loads of different issues which can impact your eyes. Using UV protective glasses in sunlight is one way to protect them, but you should also consider getting some regular opticians appointments to make sure that nothing is developing.

 

  • Ears

Along with your sense of sight, hearing is also very important to most people. Being a crucial element in regular conversation, most people will want to protect their hearing as much as possible, but this will take some work. You have to avoid overexposure to loud noises as the first step. Along with this, though, it can also be worth getting regular checkups to make sure they’re nice and healthy.

 

  • Heart

Your heart is responsible for pumping blood through your body, passing oxygen and other crucial components to your other organs. There are loads of different things which can have negative impact on this vital piece, from smoking to eating badly too regularly, so you’ll have to do some research to find what you should be avoiding.

 

  • Lungs

Breathing is one of the biggest parts of being a living thing, and this makes your lungs very important to you. Living in an area with high pollution, not using protection when handling paint, and smoking are all great examples of things which will damage your lungs. To solve this issue, making sure you’re lifestyle is designed to keep your lungs healthy is a great approach to take. Of course, though, this will require a little bit of change.

 

It’s unfortunate that the human body is so delicate. If you were a little bit stronger, the world wouldn’t be such a dangerous place, and it would be easy to keep yourself healthy. Of course, though, you don’t live in this perfect world. Instead, you have to work for your body to make it work for you.

 

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Jamie Sorenson

Jamie Sorenson is a freelance writer with a Masters in Communications from Quinnipiac. An aspiring screenplay writer, Jamie freelances for many media outlets.

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