Men's health preservation believes that it is different from the great efforts to cure and recuperate diseases. Health preservation does not require big actions. A small action or event can instead become unexpected surprises. The following small things, on average, only take a few minutes, and their investment in health and longevity is beyond people's imagination. If you can persist in doing these small actions every day, it will not be difficult to live more easily for decades.
1. Soak your feet for 20 minutes before bedtime
Soaking your feet in hot water for 20 minutes every day can improve the cardiovascular function of patients with heart disease. Soaking feet can also accelerate blood circulation, alleviate fatigue, and promote sleep. Young people soak for 15-20 minutes a day, while elderly people can extend it to 20-30 minutes, with the water temperature not exceeding 40 degrees Celsius.
2. Have lunch and dinner for 30 minutes
It is not too much to use "short and fast" to describe the rhythm of modern people's meals. However, repeatedly compressing our meal time is also compressing our lifespan. Experts suggest taking 15-20 minutes for breakfast, and about 30 minutes for lunch and dinner. It is best to chew each meal 25-50 times.
3. Phone rings for 5 seconds before connecting
Just five seconds can greatly reduce the risk of brain cancer. When a mobile phone dials a number and just connects, the signal transmission system is still unstable, and the power of electromagnetic radiation is the largest. Therefore, it is best to wait for 5 seconds to answer the phone and then place the phone close to your ear, which can reduce a lot of radiation.
4. Want to get angry and endure for 10 seconds
The high-pressure life has made more and more people "unable to control themselves". When facing pressure, please give yourself a 10 second buffer before overreacting to calm yourself down slowly. The prevalence of mental illness in men who respond to stress with anger is three times higher than in men who are not angry.
5. Squat for 1 minute horse walk
No matter how long you do it on a chair every day, please sit in the "invisible chair" - squatting horse step every 1 hour for 1 minute. The main purpose of the horse stance is to regulate the "essence, qi, and spirit". When squatting, it requires concentration and natural breathing, as well as deep, flat, and stable squatting to practice organs such as the throat, chest, and kidneys, and to tighten the muscles of the abdomen and legs to achieve the goal of systemic exercise.
6. After waking up, lie for 2 minutes before getting up
According to incomplete statistics, more than 2 million people die of stroke every year. In stroke and sudden death cases, about 25% of them occur at the moment of waking up in the morning. Therefore, when you wake up in the morning, don't rush to get up. You should lie quietly in bed for 2-3 minutes before sitting up, and sit for 2-3 minutes before standing up. Hong Zhaoguang, the chief health education expert of the Ministry of Health, explained that changing from a lying position to a sitting position in a "lightning stroke" manner, or even moving out of bed, is likely to cause a fall due to acute hypoxia and ischemia in the brain caused by rapid changes in blood pressure.
7. Brush your teeth for 3 minutes
According to a survey, more than 60% of people do not master the correct method of brushing their teeth. If the brushing time is less than 3 minutes, brushing is also equivalent to white brushing. "Generally, the time for brushing teeth should be controlled at about 3 minutes, once in the morning and once in the evening." The correct method is to wash and brush the lips, cheeks, palates, and tongues in order from top to bottom, left to right. It is advisable to move 1-2 teeth each time. It takes 4-5 minutes to carefully brush the full mouth teeth. If using an electric toothbrush, brush for 2 minutes.
After frying the vegetables, turn on the range hood for another 4 minutes
A research report shows that cooking on cooking utensils with poor ventilation systems and extremely low combustion efficiency can cause health damage equivalent to smoking two packs of cigarettes per day. Therefore, after frying the vegetables, let the range hood run for another 4-5 minutes to completely absorb harmful substances.
9.5 minutes, eye exercises to stay old
Doing eye exercises can take you 5 minutes, but the rest your eyes get is no less than one "National Day" holiday. This is not a student's patent. From childhood to old age, stick to this good habit. In particular, the last sentence of eye health exercises, "Open your eyes, please go outdoors for activities, or look into the distance," must be followed.
10. Do housework for 45 minutes every day
Taking the heat consumed by walking 1000 steps as a benchmark, dragging the floor for 8 minutes or washing dishes for 15 minutes can achieve the same effect. The Chinese Nutrition Society recommends that the amount of daily activity should not be less than "6000 steps" per day.
11. giggling increases blood circulation by 21%
A new study from the University of Texas in the United States shows that those who genuinely laugh while watching comedy can increase their blood circulation speed by 21%, and the effect can last up to 24 hours. When they watch serious documentaries, their blood circulation slows by 18%. "So, try to discover the 'laugh point' in life as much as possible!"
12. Brushing teeth and flossing reduced the incidence rate of head and neck tumors by 80%
Taking care of your teeth not only brings you a more beautiful appearance, New York, Roswell? New research from Parker Cancer Research Center shows that head and neck tumors caused by long-term dental diseases account for 80% of the total incidence rate. The method of eliminating pathogenic bacteria in the oral cavity is simple: brush your teeth regularly and floss between your teeth.