Imagine what you could have done with the money you spent on medicines and doctors last year.
That’s what John Khoury, CEO and founder of Liquic.com, a comprehensive online health and wellness resource suggests. Health reforms and insurance plans apart, healthcare costs can be outrageous. A simple cold can result in hundreds of dollars and hours of frustration.
“The best way to reduce healthcare costs is to minimize the number of people getting sick,” Khoury explains. According to him, thinking of your actions as health investments will ensure a longer (and better!) life to your body and your wallet.
Below are some ways you can start ‘investing’:
Choose organic and fresh foods
Most of the time, “fat-free” and other “healthy” labels don’t mean much to your immune system. Organic and fresh vegetables and meats might be a bit pricey, but they will eliminate all herbal supplements and tasteless protein shakes from your cabinet.
Simply working out is not enough
Every type exercise is valuable, but there are ways to maximize your workout. A personal trainer can examine and guide you through the exact steps to fulfill your body’s needs. Any chiropractor will agree that the right move has the power to kick out that back pain that has been bothering you for months.
Have all your exams done on time
Time and money can restrain you from getting that exam your insurance is not covering. Visit your doctor regularly, and make sure to have all preventive exams done accordingly. “Preventing a disease costs much less that treating it.” says Khoury. It doesn’t matter how old you are, or how healthy your lifestyle is, having that annual checkup can save you thousands of dollar in the long run.
Don’t hesitate to speak with a professional
A good mental health will lead to good physical health. Leaning on your peers for support can bring comfort; but will it lead you to an objective solution? Talking to a professional about your personal anxieties can avoid an anti-depressant prescription. Liquic offers online sessions, where speaking with a professional is a click way.
Liquic.com is a comprehensive online health and wellness resource for individuals seeking a better quality of life, providing access to coaches, psychologists, yoga instructors, dieticians, fitness experts, relationship therapists, counselors and financial advisors regardless of physical location. By merging the traditional world of psychology, the practical hands-on touch of the coaching and counseling industry, and the exciting techniques of alternative and holistic wellness, Liquic is able to serve as a gateway to improved overall well being.