How to best prevent diseases?

Updated: Sep 10


In order to find the best way to prevent diseases, all diseases should be systematically analyzed. Based on a list of diseases on Health Canada website, there are 225 listed diseases with detailed explanations. We have attached all those diseases in the following file with links to original sources for reference.


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Of those 225 diseases, there are only 50 common diseases (22%). There are 22 common diseases (44%) without cures, which are chronic diseases and infections. Of those 22 diseases, 20 of them (91%) can be prevented by healthy lifestyle, good hygiene and vaccination. The remaining two allergy diseases can be prevented by avoiding triggers. So, all common diseases can be properly prevented.


Of those 225 diseases, there are only 104 diseases with cures (46%). For those 121 incurable diseases, 56 of them (46%) can be prevented by healthy lifestyle, good hygiene and vaccination; 38 of them (32%) can be avoided from food safety, contact of infected animals and environment; 27 of them (22%) are totally unpreventable, but those are very rare diseases (familiar diseases include Autism, Diabetes type 1, Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Disease).


In summary, in order to best prevent diseases, Consistently doing the following will keep you healthy and can prevent 88% of the diseases (198 diseases) and all the common diseases (50 diseases):


1.Choose the best healthy recipes each day;

2.Drink 2 liters of water each day;

3.Choose the best exercise plan, and have regular exercise each week;

4.Have about 9 hours of sleep each day;

5.Rest often and limit screen time within 2 hours each day;

6.Have good interests and hobbies, have fun activities with other people, and learn new things;

7.Have a good hygiene routine, such as wash hands, brush teeth, and wash body, etc.

8.Pay attention to food safety: buy clean food, proper cooking and storage;

9.Avoid smoking, vaping, and control alcohols;

10.Timely vaccination;

11.Avoid contact of wild animals and have pets vaccinated, use insect repellent;

12.Pay attention to pandemic and follow public health guidelines;

13.Avoid extreme cold weather and overexposure to sun (UV rays), use sunscreens;

14.Pay attention to workplace safety and environment safety, avoid allergens and other triggers;

15.Do annual physical check and dental check, identify and treat diseases as early as possible.


Notes:


All heart diseases, stroke, obesity, hypertension, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes are lifestyle diseases and can be prevented by following our guidance. Type 1 diabetes could be caused by immune system issue, genetics and environmental factors.


Most cancers can be prevented by following our guidance, even for the people with family history. Some cancers could be caused by environmental factors, such as exposed to radiation and chemicals.


Hepatitis, cold, flu, Covid-19 and allergies can be prevented by following our guidance.


Esophagitis, IBD and Pancreatitis could be prevented by following our guidance. But it is best to identify and treat them as early as possible.


Most mental health disorders and some common sleep disorders can be prevented by following our guidance.


Most arthritis, dementia, asthma and COPD cases can be prevented by following our guidance.


C. diff Infection, cavities and gum diseases, athlete's foot and most dermatitis can be prevented by following our guidance.


Epilepsy could be prevented by following our guidance. But it is best to identify and treat them as early as possible.


Most peptic ulcer disease and chronic pain can be prevented by following our guidance.


In summary. Without having genetic defects at birth and a family disease history, people could prevent nearly all common and familiar diseases by following our standard approaches to prevent diseases.

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