Depending on people`s health, there can be two types of lifestyles: a healthy lifestyle and an unhealthy lifestyle. Proper nutrition, daily exercise and adequate sleep are the 3 cornerstones of a healthy lifestyle that keeps a person energetic, fit and with a reduced risk of developing a disease. Not only that, lifestyle has a significant impact on people`s physical, mental and social well-being. We understand that the relationship between lifestyle and health should be highly considered. Read our previous blog «Small Steps That Lead to a Healthier Self» to learn more about the different little habits and steps that can be followed each day for a healthier self. It would be necessary to distinguish between health, on the one hand, and the treatment of diseases, on the other, after they have become ill. However, an unhealthy lifestyle can lead you from a health condition to a patient. What is an unhealthy lifestyle? It is defined as a way of life in which a person engages in activities harmful to health; whether it`s skipping breakfast or eating too much or too fast, drinking a little too much or spending too many hours in front of the TV, smoking, not exercising, eating unhealthy foods, and not maintaining a healthy weight. Plus, you`re exposed to thousands of chemicals every day at work, at home, in the air, and in food. They are eating more processed products and fast food than ever before.
You are constantly abusing your body with preventable medications. Children gallop hamburgers, French fries and colas. Herbicides, pesticides and fungicides are sprayed on food during growth. About 90% of the drugs given to dairy animals have not been approved by the government. Sixty-99% of slaughtered cattle were given hormones, especially estrogen, during their growth. Antibiotic resistance, hormone exposure and exposure to toxins are known to have a negative impact on the health of meat or milk consumers. A diet rich in protein, fruits, green vegetables and seeds in the most natural forms a healthy diet. Today, great changes have taken place in everyone`s lives. Malnutrition, unhealthy diet, smoking, alcohol consumption, drug addiction, stress, etc., are the presentations of an unhealthy lifestyle that they are used as a dominant form of lifestyle. In addition, citizens` lives are facing new challenges. For example, new emerging IT technologies, such as the Internet and virtual communication networks, are leading our world to a major challenge that threatens the physical and mental health of individuals. The challenge is the overuse and misuse of technology.
Looking at existing studies in the health sector, 9 key factors for a healthy lifestyle can be proposed (Fig. 1). For each factor, systematic planning can be established at the micro and macro levels. It can provide a healthy social and individual lifestyle. People often follow an unhealthy lifestyle. As such, they are likely to suffer from a variety of diseases that can even lead to death. The effects of an unhealthy lifestyle are even more detrimental to students in terms of the ability to acquire knowledge and skills in a particular field. Below are some common effects of harmful behavior that could have a negative impact on your education. These include: DIET: Diet has a direct positive relationship with health and is the biggest attribute of lifestyle. Eating fast food regularly, having a poor diet, can have consequences such as obesity or cardiovascular problems.
It is obvious that unhealthy lifestyle choices negatively affect your education. However, we must not forget that it is not easy to make healthy lifestyle choices. Nevertheless, you need to take the initiative and efforts of all stakeholders, i.e. teachers, students, school administration, etc., who need to ensure the provision of quality education with healthier options. Finally, lifestyle variables that affect health can be classified in several ways: unhealthy lifestyles such as alcohol and drug abuse often tire students. As a result, they cannot concentrate in the classroom and often have a derived storage maintenance capacity. As a result, your grades will suffer. Still, some people don`t pay attention to their lifestyle. Many people today have an unhealthy lifestyle because of which they encounter illness, disability and sometimes even death.
There are several problems such as metabolic diseases, obesity, joint and skeletal problems, cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, violence due to an unhealthy lifestyle. Therefore, according to existing studies, it can be said that: Lifestyle has a significant impact on the physical and mental health of humans. There are different forms of such influences. Inbreeding is a dominant form of lifestyle in some ethnic groups that leads to genetic disorders. Reforming this unhealthy lifestyle is a preventive factor in reducing the rate of genetic disease (2). In some countries, excessive drug use is an excellent unhealthy lifestyle. Iran is one of the 20 countries that take the most medicines. They prefer medications to other interventions. In addition, in 15-40% of cases, they use non-prescription medications (3). Painkillers, eye drops and antibiotics are the most commonly used in Iran. While self-medications such as antibiotics have a negative effect on the immune system if the individual is affected by an infection, antibiotics will not be effective in treatment.
Overall, 10% of those who are self-treated will experience serious complications such as drug resistance. Sometimes drug allergy is so severe that it can lead to death (4). These sample sentences are automatically selected from various online information sources to reflect the current use of the word «unhealthy.» The opinions expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us your feedback. More recently, Lifestyle & its association with health has been studied by many researchers. According to the WHO, 60% of factors related to an individual`s health and quality of life are compatible with lifestyle. SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Substance dependence is considered part of an unhealthy lifestyle. Compared to people with an unhealthy lifestyle, people with a healthy lifestyle may give up substances such as cigarettes or consume substances such as alcohol in moderation. This may have a direct correlation with a lower probability of having several diseases such as cardiovascular disease, asthma, cancer, brain damage. In recent decades, lifestyle as an important factor in health has become more interested in researchers.
According to the WHO, 60% of factors related to individual health and quality of life correlate with lifestyle (1). Millions of people follow an unhealthy lifestyle. Therefore, they face illness, disability and even death. Problems such as metabolic diseases, joint and skeletal problems, cardiovascular diseases, high blood pressure, obesity, violence, etc. can be caused by an unhealthy lifestyle. The relationship between lifestyle and health should be given a great deal of attention. This article aims to provide more information about how unhealthy lifestyle choices negatively affect your education. Unhealthy lifestyle choices can be defined as cases where a person voluntarily engages in activities that harm both their physical and mental health. Leading an unhealthy lifestyle can range from: Modern life is full of problems, deadlines, frustrations and demands. A cluttered living space can cause stress and the following problems: increased anxiety, increased risk of skin and respiratory allergies, cause chronic fatigue syndrome.