As the saying goes, “Health is wealth” and this indeed is true in every aspects of our lives. We cannot function well in our day to day activities if we are sick or in some pain. Just like any profession, a medical assistant career can be very demanding, especially if you are just starting a new career on this medical service. We need to stay fit and healthy, so that we could generate better work output and come up with quick thinking to whatever problems that may come our way.
Below are some healthy tips to keep us strong and ready for any strenuous and stressful work as a medical assistant:
1. Eat a well-balanced diet
Monitor what you eat. Include fruits and vegetables to your daily meals since these food groups are not just healthy, but they are good source of vitamin C which is very effective in preventing any forms of illnesses.
2. Drink lots of fluids
Our normal fluid intake should be 8-10 glasses of water or a mixture of water and other forms of fruits juices to keep us hydrated.
3. Consume foods rich in fiber
Aside from fruits and vegetables, oatmeal is a good source of fiber that can help us maintain a healthy heart because having oatmeal for breakfast eliminates the risk of having high cholesterol level which is not good for the heart.
4. Indulge yourself to yoga and other exercises
Yoga is the best form to relax both our bodies and minds as well. Try having 30 minute yoga the moment you wake up in the morning and feel the difference it does to your whole body as you start your work as a medical assistant.
5. Quit smoking
More and more individuals do their best to quit smoking. It’s never too late for you to follow this route in order to lengthen your life and have a healthy heart. A lot of major diseases are the results of severe smoking like heart ailments, diabetes and even lung cancer. Be good to yourself by not putting too much harmful chemicals to your body just what smoking can give to you.
Well, hope you learned some healthful tips as you continue your career as a medical assistant. Live a healthy life so that you can enjoy what this rewarding career can do for you.