There was a time when the experts in the medical science field worried about influenza. Today the focus seems to have shifted to ‘afflulenza’. Lifestyle diseases, more than anything else, are snuffing out lives and shortening productive years of the population.
The mantra seems to be to get rich, buy cars, get houses and get meals out. When we chase such a lifestyle what we get in return is appalling. We get obesity, Cardiovascular diseases, Diabetes, respiratory problems and cancer. We fail to appreciate that despite the progress in medical science, there are sure cures for a very small number of ailments.
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