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How You Put Yourself and Your Health at Risk Every Day.

June 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comWe all put ourselves in harm’s way each and every day. We just don’t always tend to realise that this is the case. But you should be more alert and aware of the dangers that are all around you when you are going about your daily routines. If you can make sure that you stay on top of the dangers around you, you will avoid getting hurt or having your health damaged in some way.

The Dangers of Distraction

Getting distracted is one of the most common ways in which you cause yourself health and safety problems. For example, we’re all glued to our smartphones and devices these days, and this can result in you doing reckless things because you’re simply not aware of what’s going on around you. You can’t allow this kind of thing to happen. If you want to stay on top of all the risks that you face, you need to be paying attention and making sure that you’re not distracted from what’s in front of you. It might be time to put the devices aware and be more alert to your surroundings.

The Risks Posed By Others Around You

It’s not just your own recklessness that can pose risks to you, though. In fact, you should perhaps be even more concerned about what other people can do. I’m not talking about people going out of their way to hurt you because that kind of thing is very rare. It’s more important to think about how other people can be reckless. When you’re on the road, another driver not paying attention to the traffic for whatever reason could cause a crash. If that happens, you could be seriously hurt. Other than finding a car accident lawyer and being more alert in future, there’s not much you can do. You can only control your own actions.

Using Damaging Painkillers

Many over the counter painkillers can cause damage to your body if you use them too frequently. They have a particular impact on the lining of your stomach. Because the things that are used to make these painkillers, they don’t react well when in your stomach. And even though you might not recognise or notice this problem, it will have an impact on your stomach’s ability to stay healthy and stay protected. That’s why you should limit the usage of these tablets if you can. It could make your stomach a whole lot healthier if you do.

Drinking Unfiltered Water

Unfiltered water might not be the most dangerous thing in the world. But it can be considerably less harmful than filtered water, and you’d do well to remember that. There is much more bacteria and other nasty things found in unfiltered water than the filtered kind. So, if you’re one of those people who has always insisted that there is no difference between the two kinds of water, you will have to change your perspective because you’re wrong about this one. Making this simple change will definitely benefit your body.

Staff Writer; Doug Williams

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