PREVEN­TION IS BET­TER

True Love - - Health -

Be­fore you worry your­self sick about his warn­ing signs, fol­low these ba­sic, com­mon-sense tips from Dr Ajai Seth.

STOM­ACH ACHE: “To pre­vent stom­ach ache, tell him to avoid a solid meal at least three hours be­fore ex­er­cise. Al­ways stay well hy­drated and avoid sug­ary or fizzy drinks.”

BACK PAIN: “Get­ting run­ning or cy­cle pos­ture can re­duce back pain. De­creas­ing the amount of time spent seated, ei­ther at work, home or in the car, can greatly re­duce the risk of de­vel­op­ing back pain.” PER­SIS­TENT HEADACHES: “Re­train his pos­ture to re­duce neck ex­ten­sion by pulling his chin back and length­en­ing the spine to a more neu­tral po­si­tion.”

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.