Everyday Habits That Damage Your Health
We all know that smoking is bad for our health and eating too much junk will add a few extra layers of fat, but there are many other subtle habits that can sabotage our health.
Some of these habits are part of our normal routine and will not have any harmful effects immediately. Hence they go unrecognized.
We have put together a list of everyday habits that can cause more harm than good. See if you do any of these on a regular basis.
Sept. 14, 2019
Many plastic boxes contain artificial chemical substances like Phthalate , Bisphenol which are used to maintain the plastic’s flexibility.
If you keep your meals in plastic boxes for a long time, these chemicals can get into your food and harm your endocrine system.
Definitely fashionable, tight jeans press on your skin and nerve endings. When used regularly this can cause constant discomfort and can lead to problems with your nervous system.
To avoid an awkward situation when amidst a group, we often control and prevent ourselves from sneezing.
When you close your mouth and pinch your noses to prevent a sneeze your intracranial pressure increases significantly, the blood flow to your brain is disrupted and the nervous tissue are compressed.
This can lead to headaches, damage to vessels and even hearing problems. Next time, think before you stop yourself from sneezing.
Manufacturers often use synthetic substances to make perfumes and create a stringer scent too. Also, these substances are cheaper than natural oils.
These substances can cause dizziness, nausea and drowsiness. They can irritate your eyes, throat and skin. Sometimes many fragrance ingredients have respiratory irritants and sensitizers which can aggravate sinus conditions.
Artificial light at night reduces the production of Melatonin - a hormone that regulates sleep and wakefulness. Low Melatonin in the long run can cause depression, cancer, obesity, heart diseases and fragile immune system.