June 30, 2009

Top 5 Causes of Death in America and How to Prevent Them

  • Heart disease: 631,636

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. However, there are ways to help prevent death from heart disease. Not smoking or using any tobacco products is the first and most obvious way of helping your heart out. Remember to get active. Exercise is a crucial part of keeping a healthy heart. Physical activity helps manage your weight and reduces the chance you will develop other conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Exercise also decrease stress levels, which is a cause of heart disease.

  • Cancer: 559,888

There are some ways to decrease your likelihood of developing cancer. Again, quitting smoking and not using tobacco products is one of the most crucial ways to cut cancer risks. Makes you really wonder if smoking is really worth it. Make sure to put on sunscreen when going outside to protect from UV rays. Also, remember to eat your fruits and vegetables and to go out and exercise.

  • Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 137,119

Surprise, surprise, quitting smoking is one of the top ways to prevent stroke. Further prevention suggestions are to moderate alcohol consumption, keep an eye on your blood pressure and get it checked at least once a year. Also eating a low fat and low salt diet is important. Remember to always exercise, it really helps in the prevention of a lot of different conditions, stroke included.

  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 124,583

To prevent lower respiratory diseases, quitting smoking is essential. The chemicals you inhale from cigarettes are very damaging to your lungs and the rest of your body. Furthermore, remember to eat a healthy, balanced diet and exercise regularly.

  • Accidents (unintentional injuries): 121,599

The prevention of accidents isn’t as exact as preventing other diseases. To prevent accidents you must always be aware of what’s happening around you, and always be conscious of what you are doing.

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