Mesko: Why Don’t You Use Technologies to Live Healthier?
Bertalan Mesko MD: MedicalFuturist.com
November 30, 2016
The consequences of our unhealthy lifestyles are deadly diseases and the unsustainability of healthcare. It would be wise for everyone to live an active and healthy way of life. Wearables and trackers could help us to get there. So why do you hesitate and why don’t you start using technologies to live healthier today?
The consequences of our unhealthy lifestyles are very disappointing
It is already common knowledge that an unhealthy lifestyle leads to serious diseases. According to the World Health Organization, the use of tobacco kills around 6 million (!!) people, while the harmful use of alcohol results in 3.3 million deaths each year. The WHO factsheet on obesity states that overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global death.