Everyone knows the basic cornerstones of living a healthy life: diet and exercise. While these are impertinent to living a healthy lifestyle, there are other things you can do to stay healthy. Diet and exercise will get you by, and if you want to do more these odd steps will help you recharge your body.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #1: Use a netting pot.
I saw one of my college roommates using a netting pot once and remember thinking how bizarre it looked. As she was hunched over the sink with a tea pot spout up her nose I couldn’t help but start laughing. Much to my surprise, this technique of cleansing the nasal passages helps your respiratory system, clears up mucus, relieves allergies, and helps with the common cold.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #2: Fast regularly.
Fasts can improve the body by detoxification and rejuvenating the body. Through fasting, the body is able to use energy for healing and rejuvenating instead of digestion. A cautionary note, always seek the guidance of a medical professional before beginning a fast.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #3: Using colon hydrotherapy.
Even the phrase “colon hydrotherapy” sounds bizarre and uncomfortable. However, the fact of the matter is that cleansing the colon has many health benefits. It reduces abdominal pressure, reduces weight, gets rid of parasites, and helps promote regularity. Colon hydrotherapy also helps relieve intestinal symptoms like constipation and releasing toxins.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #4: Get a new mattress.
New memory foam mattresses can help you get a better night’s sleep which is essential for overall wellbeing. The benefits include less soreness and stiffness, a long lasting mattress, and a peaceful rest.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #5: Improve your posture.
Poor posture results in breathing problems, back and neck pain, and poor circulation. There are many ways you can improve your posture which include yoga, sitting towards the front of a chair, and taking breaks away from your work desk.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #6: Brush your skin.
Your skin is the largest organ of the body, which means it should be taken care of. Skin is responsible for much of the body’s detoxification as well as hydration. When you brush your skin, you help cleanse it of the toxins that may build up in the lymph glands.
Odd Way to Improve Your Health #7: Bring more plants inside.
Plants not only turn carbon dioxide into oxygen, they also naturally purify the air around you. Additionally, plants are also naturally humidify the air which reduces allergies.
Adding these simple tricks to your diet and exercise routine can dramatically improve your health. As always, you should consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns.
Remember, a healthy body makes a happy person.
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