Happiness through Health
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
Internal Medicine Specialist
All of us strive to be happy. We have different means to achieve that happiness. Some achieve it through money, some through love, some through work. One of the ways of achieving happiness is through health.
The feeling of happiness is provided by certain hormones-endorphins, serotonin, dopamine, oxytocin. The release of these hormones provides us a sense of well-being and elation. Sometimes we feel down because of various stresses in our life and such a state persistently can lead to physical health issues.
It has been proven scientifically that regular exercise leads to the release of the above hormones and reduces stress which can help us in working more efficiently, improve productivity, and have stable relationships. Having a proper diet in the form of fresh fruits and vegetables also shifts the balance of these hormones in favor of happy well-being.
Among the many paths to happiness, health is the closest and easiest. So why not use it to be happy and energetic, thus making us economically stronger and socially closer. Let us choose a Healthy way to Happiness!!!