Students are faced with many challenges in their day-to-day lives.
They have to balance schoolwork, extracurricular activities, and social life while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
It can be challenging for students to find the time or energy to take care of themselves when they’re already so busy just trying not to fall behind in class.
This blog post will discuss the importance of health for students and how important it is that students learn about health and wellness to thrive both inside and outside of the classroom!
Benefits & Importance of Good Health for
When you feel good about yourself, it’s easier to achieve goals because you have the confidence that you can do anything if only you try!
Good health also leads to better grades since when your body is running at its best, so will your mind.
With such an essential link between wellness and academics, there isn’t any reason why all students shouldn’t learn how to improve both of them simultaneously !!!
No matter what age or stage of life we’re experiencing, good health should always come first.
Whether we’re taking care of ourselves or trying to be a better example for our children, everyone should always take the time and effort needed to improve their health.
We all must know how beneficial it can be to live happier and healthier lives!
Ways to stay healthy during exam season.
There are a few ways to stay healthy during exam season. Some suggestions include:
- See a doctor for any chronic illnesses you might have; many times, it’s hard to focus on anything with the flu or other health issues.
- Getting enough sleep- 8 hours or more per night is suitable for most adults.
- Exercise! Go for a walk every day and work up to jogging, biking, or working out at the gym.
- Eat lots of vegetables and fruits and eat a balanced meal with the proper amount of carbs, protein, and fat.
- Drink lots of water.
Doing these five things will help you stay healthy and sharpen your mind for the next round of exams.
How to keep your immune system strong throughout the school year?
The immune system is key to fighting off viruses and bacteria, which may cause infections. Additionally, the immune system protects against allergy symptoms by reducing inflammation in response to allergens such as pollen.
The better your immune function, the less chance that you will fall sick throughout the year! This blog post provides some tips on how to keep an optimal immune function.
Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables can help boost your immunity. Healthy food choices should include foods rich in nutrients like antioxidants (vitamin C), vitamins (E) or minerals (selenium).
Fruits with high Vitamin C content are oranges, grapefruit, kiwi fruit or strawberries; other good sources of vitamin E are nuts like almonds/walnuts/peanuts, seeds like sunflower/ sunflower/pumpkin or green leafy vegetables.
A diet that includes selenium-rich foods such as Brazil nuts can boost your immune function by preventing cell damage and protecting cells against free radicals.
Exercise is great for improving immunity because it increases blood flow to the body’s organs, including lymph nodes, which are found throughout your body.
Your doctor may recommend gentle yoga exercises if you have a cold at first, but practice will help speed up the recovery of symptoms!
You can also participate in sports activities with friends on lunch breaks outside on sunny days during the Autumn months, where UV light helps stimulate Vitamin D production in the skin.
This vitamin is critical for keeping healthy bones (which support our bodies) and immunity.
Chronic psychological stress can damage health by suppressing the immune system.
Stress is a response to situations that make you feel uncomfortable, overwhelmed or out of control and may lead to severe conditions like anxiety disorders/depression when left untreated for long periods.
You need adequate coping mechanisms in place if you are experiencing chronic stress – this could be anything from exercising regularly (as mentioned above) taking up hobbies such as painting, cooking or stamp collecting!
Good hygiene habits:
Practice good hand washing techniques with soap and water to reduce the bacteria on your hands.
This is important when you are in school, where germs circulate quickly – it can help prevent (or spread) infections like colds/flu.
Studies show that only about half of students wash their hands before eating a meal at a cafeteria!
Ensure you clean all areas, including fingernails, if they have any dirt under them since this could increase the risk of infection or illness, especially during flu season, which falls around October each year until April next year.
What you should do if you feel sick or have a fever
It’s crucial for students to stay healthy, not only because it will make them feel better and more comfortable but also because they’ll perform better in school.
Here are some tips on how to stay healthy as a student:
If you have a fever, take some regular medicine for fever and stay in bed.
Do not use your phone if you have a fever, but watch TV or read instead.
If you are congested, drink plenty of fluids and get lots of rest. If the congestion is severe enough to cause discomfort when breathing out, see a doctor immediately because it could be pneumonia.
If you have nausea from an illness or medication side effects, ask your pharmacy for over-the-counter antiemetic medications that can treat this symptom without making you tired or nauseous all day long.
Ways to combat stress and anxiety
College students are constantly faced with stressors that can be difficult to manage, such as long hours of studying and demanding coursework. Mental health has been shown to affect academic performance, so college students need to focus on their mental well-being.
In your free time, you can listen to music, watch a movie or TV show, go for a walk around campus, take a bath with Epsom salts and lavender oil.
You can also visit your college’s health centre to discuss the stressors affecting you most in your life right now.
Students need to know their limits to school work to get burnt out from trying too hard.
Taking breaks between studying sessions will help refresh you to tackle upcoming assignments with total energy again.
As we end this blog post, I’d like to reiterate the importance of health and wellness for students. You must maintain a healthy lifestyle as it will help prepare your body for all the demands in college.
This may include eating better, getting enough sleep, maintaining exercise habits, and drinking water regularly.
If you want any help with these tasks or want more information about maintaining a healthier life during college (or after), don’t hesitate to reach out!