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There are many different perceptions about the word health in the world. Some people think that health is all about physical health such as flu and heart problems, while others think of health as being about mental health. The word itself is an English word “hale” which means wholeness or being whole.
What is health?. What does the World Health Organization define health as?
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease of infirmity.
Women’s health is all about the specific health concerns of the female anatomy. Some of the main women’s problems that are dealt with are:
Men’s health specifically deals with the causes that cause men to be healthy or not healthy. There are many factors that impact on the health status of men.
Men’s health has been a huge concern since the beginning of time because men tend to suffer higher rates of accidents, illness and premature death than women.
Fitness is simply the ability to take part in physical activity. It also means having enough energy and strength to feel at your very best.
There are a huge amount of benefits associated with fitness which include lowering the risk of having a heart attack, high blood pressure, some diabetes and cancers. Regular fitness is great for all of your muscles, bones, heart, lungs and joints.
There are many different foods that are considered to be very healthy to eat:
Anything that comes from the earth can be considered to be extremely healthy. Care must be taken to stay away from processed foods which are very high in salt and hydrogenated fats.
When the Surgeon General’s Report was published about mental health, it defined mental health as it “refers to the successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity.”
Mental health disorders are specific health conditions which are noticed by changes in thinking, behavior or mood.
Behavioral health is defined as the connection between the way that we behave and our health and wellness. Behavioral health deals with not just the body but the mind and the spirit as well. These behaviors can be anything from fitness routines to eating and drinking habits.
Anything that impacts on your mental health or physical health can be considered to be behavioral health.
A healthy eating plan combines foods that you do eat as well as what you choose not to eat. A healthy eating plan also deals with a normal eating pattern of normal portions of food. A healthy eating plan is incredibly important if you want to improve your health.
This plan should consist of a regular intake of minerals, vitamins as well as other important nutrients.
Health insurance is a protection plan that covers your medical expenses in the event of an injury, illness and other medical conditions. There are many health benefits that go along with insurance. Health insurance comes in several different plans including PPO and HMO.
PPO stands for “Preferred Provider Organization” and HMO stands for “Health Maintenance Organization”. There are many advantages and disadvantages of each plan. Care must be taken in choosing the right health policy for you and your family.
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