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|"The thrid condition" or all is not lost yet.|
Who is this article about? It is about men at 35, 45 or 55 who are less concerned about women, wine, hair loss, opinions of others, and sports. Those who find more pleasure in sitting in front of the TV or computer, in soft slippers, with lots of tasty food and in passive rest. They have some pains here and there, nothing major, but still. And certain WISHES more often than not don't match certain CAPABILITIES. Sometimes, when looking at their image in the mirror, they conclude that the only heaven left for them is their memories. Basically, the person is not yet ill, but is already not well. Such condition is referred to by scientists as the "third condition". Usually such individuals are overweight, have high blood pressure, insomnia and fatigue. They are out of shape, irritable, suffer from frequent colds and headaches and have difficulty breathing. All theses symptoms are not caused by organic changes, but are a result of detrimental lifestyle, inability to relax and desire for comfort and instant gratification. As is well known, nothing is for free. In this case, comfort comes at the price of health. But maybe the outlook is not so grim?
Test for risk of infarction.
Conduct this test with all members of your family who are over the age of 20. The number of points is indicated in parentheses in accord with objective and subjective data
20-30 (1 point);
Above 60 (5).
Sex: female (1); male (2).
Stress: is your lifestyle stressful?
One blood relative with infarction which occurred after 60 (1)
One blood relative with infarction which occurred before 60 (2)
Two such relatives (3)
Three such relatives (4)
10 cigarettes/day (2);
20 cigarettes/day (4);
30 cigarettes/day (6);
40 cigarettes/day (8)
Moderate, low intake of meat, fats, bread and sweets (1);
somewhat excessive (2);
excessive without any limitations (7)
Less than 130/80 (0);
Up to 140/90 (1);
Up to 160/90 (2);
Up to 180/90 (3);
Above 180/90 (8)
Ideal weight (0);
11 pounds overweight (2);
18.5 pounds overweight (3);
33 pounds overweight (4);
44 pounds overweight (5);
more than 44 pounds overweight (6).
Stationary work, no exercise (5)
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