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06-Mar-2010  
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There are some common health-related mistakes that people often tend to make. However, these small mistakes can have a huge impact on one’s health.

The most common health mistake is that of skipping breakfast. Despite getting health advice from numerous sources, we often tend to neglect the all-important breakfast.

Blame it on time, hectic life, or simply on lack of early-morning hunger, breakfast is something which is often sacrificed by many.
However, skipping breakfast can have serious long-term repercussions as it can lead to fatigue and depleted energy in the body. Just like skipping breakfast is harmful for your health, so is frequently eating junk food. Excessive intake of fatty, oily, and spicy food can have a damaging effect on your digestive system.

Do you frequently wear high-heels to get that attractive tall look? If yes, then this is a serious health mistake that you are committing. This is because it has been found that heels can damage your spinal cord and can cause back-related troubles. Thus, the next time you think of enhancing your height with heels, do think about the serious damage you might do to your back.

If you though that spending sleepless nights only result in red eyes, then you need to think again. Along with red eyes, lack of sleep also leads to medical problems like hypertension, heart disorders, and even depression.

Last but not least, most of us prefer to laze around in our couches than hit the gym. However, exercise is extremely important for our overall health. Thus, sacrificing little comfort of your couches for some physical activity can actually yield long-term health benefits.
Given above are some of the common health mistakes most of us tend to make. Keep the mistakes in mind and avoid repeating them again so that you can lead a healthy and a happy life.
 
 
Source: The Mirror/Ghana
 
 

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