As medical technology expands and conventional medicines strengthen and become more complex, so do the diseases and illnesses that plague us. Humans are losing the battle for health. Our grandparents never heard of diseases such as Depression, Bipolar, Diabetes, AIDS, or even Cancer, and yet now, it seems that every household is the home to at least one person suffering at least one of these illnesses. Conventional drugs manufactured to treat such illnesses arguably initiate more harm than good. One disease is simply treated with the conception of another.
Medical scientists have recently started probing the importance of lifestyle or Quality of Life (QOL)in preventing such diseases, rather than curing them with biological or chemical medicines.
It’s becoming clear that we are solely responsible for initiating the diseases we’re dying by.
We are dying and we are the only ones to blame.In modern society the way of life is becoming more and more luxurious. It’s an important note to mention that many people confuse luxury with good health, when in fact the reality is quite the contrary.
Modern living means pre-packaged ready made meals, fast foods lacking nutrients, driving instead of walking, radiation from televisions, microwaves, mobile phones, fumes and gasses from vees, furnaces, air conditioners, etc. Modern living means long hours in an officestaring at
a computer screen, casual smoking and drinking and pills for just about everything. In today’s world you can buy a tablet to quickly relieve a headache, or to help you lose or gain weight, to cure constipation or diarrhea, as well as additional pills to keep you awake or make you sleep, etc. In today’s world, there is a pill for just about everything, and we take them; without regard for the side-effects.Before be choose to claim our health back, we must first understand some of the common diseases and illnesses that are plaguing us. The following chapter is dedicated to exploring some of these common diseases.