29 Sept 2016


5 Ways Internet Can Help to Boost Your Health

Here are 5 ways the INTERNET can help you boost your health
A connection to the internet is a powerful tool, linking you to just about all of the knowledge in the world. And you can use the tool to help improve your health. I f you already spend a lot of time online , it may seems a gigantic information source. Or maybe you have a hard time pressing buttons and clicking mouse or reading text. It may help you to enlarge  the type of screen and have a computer-savvy friend set up shortcuts to useful website on your device. Then give it a try and see what INTERNET can offer you

1. A Resource for Health Topics  - For example, you can learn about the symptoms and treatments of particular illnesss, look up how often you need routine health screening, watch videos showing how procedures are performed, read ,medical studies, and find information about medication side effects and iteractions. But be careful there is lot of unreliable and even kooky information being provided by quacks offering their opinions.

2. A Way to Connect Socially - People who stay in touch with friends and family tend to have better health. The internet makes it easiser to communicate with loved ones: It has email, social media website like Facebook that allow you to post photos and updates about your life ,and view the post of your friends and family. Live video applications like Skype that let you and other person to see each other as you talk.
Does connecting with people online stave off loneliness or depression  ?
We don’t have evidence to prove this, but in terms of family connections, this sites are very helpful. Just keep in mind that the Internet is not a replacement for face-to-face interactions with people , it’s just a complement.

3. A link to Health Care Providers - Your  doctor, hospital or insurance company may offer a portal, a portion of a website that enables you to look at your personal information in a secure way. A portal gives you an access to your medical records and test your results and provides a means to ask  for prescription refills and sends questions to doctor.

4. Source for Diet and Nutrition Information - Find experts advice about how to eat healthier, as well as recipes, nutritional content of  food and eating plans. These are useful to help you control weight and avoid chronic diseases. You can also watch cooking videos look up restaurants menus and nutrition data and even get tips for growing your own vegetables. And use websites that let you track what you eat and how many calories you are consuming.

5. A Helpful Exercise Resources - Most of us need 150 minutes of moderate- intensity exercise every week. Use the internet to look at lists of suggested workouts, watch exercise videos, find out how to don an exercise properly or locate exercise classes in your area. Discover exercise like Yoga and tai chi, plot out workout paths, read reviews of wearable exercise tracker. Keep in touch with a online tracker when you need to change or update your routine of exercise.