6 Must Follow Health Tips For People Above 40

Certain health problems are more likely to hit you after you turn 40. Some healthy habits you need to follow to reduce the risk.

Written by Longjam Dineshwori | Updated : April 5, 2023 7:20 PM IST


Must Follow Health Tips For People Above 40

Age is a major risk factor for many chronic health issues including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoarthritis and dementia. Hence, people in their 40s should take proactive steps toward maintaining their health. World Health Day 2023 will be celebrated worldwide on 7 April, with the theme “Health For All.” Highlighting the fact that certain health problems are more likely to hit you after the age of 40, Dr. Vaishali Lokhande, Consultant General Medicine, Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, has shared some health tips for those belonging to this age group to avoid the risk factors that can contribute to these chronic health issues. Here are the 6 must follow health tips for people above 40:


Healthy Diet

In addition to exercise, a healthy diet can also significantly manage Parkinson's symptoms. Some research has even suggested that certain foods, such as blueberries and green tea, may have neuroprotective effects that could benefit people with Parkinson's. Another lifestyle factor that can have a significant impact on Parkinson's is socialization.  Also Read - Are You Guilty Of Making These Everyday Health Mistakes?


Regular Physical Activity

One of the most important lifestyle factors for people with Parkinson's is exercise. Regular physical activity can help improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and tremors. In addition, studies have shown that exercise can even slow the progression of Parkinson's by protecting dopamine-producing cells in the brain.


Manage Stress

Stress can trigger asthma symptoms. Manage it through yoga, relaxation techniques and meditation.


Keep Your Health In Check

Along with your doctor visits, keeping your physical health in check is essential; a balanced diet is fundamental to keeping your heart in check. Some form of exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, reduce blood pressure, and improve overall heart health.