Introduction: Prevention is better than cure is the most popular and old proverb related to our health and healthy life. Good health becomes a valuable present for human life. We can earn lots of money; make houses, achieve luxurious things, etc in life however we cannot buy good health once it got declined by some serious diseases. The meaning of each and every luxurious thing will be zero immediately after we get some diseases. The proverb “prevention is better than cure” is the best advice to us in life. Prevention is always a better and wiser technique to avoid diseases and other problems of health that require proper cure. The cure is a costly regimen that may or may not treat us completely to the normal level. So, prevention should be the priority instead of seeking remedies. People should divert their minds from costly treatment towards spending time on health education, preventative measures, etc.
Importance of it in our Daily Life: This proverb ‘prevention is better than cure’ has various importance in our daily life. Following it in our life, we can be prevented from illness. It teaches us to adopt healthy habits of eating and living. It teaches us to do everything in advance in order to avoid last moment harassment. We should plan our all the activities for the project we have already decided to do in future. It helps us to prevent from all the hazards that may occur because of our irregularity in the daily routine.
For example, if we have planned for holidays, we should plan and work accordingly to the trip for getting smooth travel. If we eat easily digestible foods, our stomach will be healthy and calm. If we are not prepared for the exam, we will get harassed at the exam time. So, we should make ourselves ready for all the circumstances.
As we all know there is a shortage of water on earth if we shouldn’t waste water unnecessarily, that’s the way we are able to save water if we don’t stop wastage of water then one day there is no water on the earth and all the living things like human being, plant, animals, etc will die due to no water, so prevention is better than cure.
As we all know that rainfall is decreasing day by day due to deforestation, if we don’t stop cutting green trees, so one day there is no tree so that we can’t breathe because there is no oxygen, we can’t live without fruit, vegetables. with wood many more things are made like paper, pencil, furniture, etc. if there is no rain our earth will face so many problems like global warming, drought, earthquake, etc. If we can’t take precautions in advance so we have to suffer with so many problems.
How this Proverb is Applicable in our Life: We can take health precautions by consuming a healthy diet and making it a point to exercise daily. Regular exercise and good nutritious food will keep us away from diseases. It will also result in a healthy heart, mind, and body. Similarly, wise people never wait for the deadline to come near to finish their work. They toil hard with determination and complete their work before the given time limit. This gives them the time to solve any hidden problems or difficulties that might take place during the process of their work.
The truth expressed in this proverb holds’ an important place in any sphere of life. Neglecting our studies throughout the year and then studying in worries when exams are around the corner indicates the truth in this proverb. There is no need to risk with success if studies are done on time. Thus, it is better to work now and take precautions instead of fixing the damage later.
Prevention is a much cheaper technique than a cure to be safe and peaceful. It saves time, health, effort, and cost. It also prevents us from many anxious thoughts. As human being, we have power of reasoning and power of foresight, so we should use it for our own benefit. Our mistakes and carelessness invites to the difficulties only. So, we should be careful all time.
Conclusion: Prevention is a big tool which helps us in many ways if we understand its real meaning and follow its teachings in our daily routine all through life. It benefits a lot than it means. Generally, people know the definitions of making their lives healthier and happier. But they forget the key point of control, discipline, and patience. Cure becomes the last step to get our body out of danger however sometimes we cannot get the normal health back in case of some serious diseases. Our doctors may save life but cannot return the happiness in life. People, who already had suffered difficulties in life, well understand the value the prevention. But, it is better, if people understand its value before getting into any difficulty.