Health- The combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well being Not an absolute state Being healthy means knowing various strategies when making decisions related to health needs and risks of young adults
Physical Health They way parts and systems of your body work together Mental and Emotional Health The way you feel about yourself and relate to others Social Health The way you get along with others
Physical Health- How well your body functions Good physical health provides simplicity in dealing with the activities of daily life, and to resist diseases, and avoid injury. What are examples of things you can do for good physical health?
Mental/Emotional Health- Includes feelings about yourself, how well you relate to others, and how well you meet the demands of everyday life. People who have good mental/emotional health enjoy challenges and learning, understand that mistakes encourage growth, accept responsibility and develop higher thinking skills What are some ways to tell if you have good Mental/ Emotional health?
Social Health- Involves the way you get along with others. Includes the ability to make and keep friends. It also involves communicating well and showing respect for yourself and others. What are way people express good social health?
Consists of the three elements of health Physical Mental/emotional Social
Your health is not an absolute state it can change rapidly depending on every day activity.
Poor Health Good Health Eating health foods Sleep Daily Exercise Stress Fight with a friend
Loss of Health and Wellness Improved Health and Wellness Lack of energy, inattention, minor ache and pains Premature Death High Level of Health Chronic Disorders Free from aches and pains Optimal level of energy, feeling of well being Moderate level of energy Wellness- An overall state of well-being, or total health
Lifestyle Factors- Personal behaviors related to the way a person lives. Decisions made daily affect your health.
Get between 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night Eat nutritious foods from the various food groups Refrain from smoking and using tobacco products Eat breakfast daily Do 20 to 30 minutes of non stop vigorous activity a minimum of three times a week Do not use alcohol or other drugs Maintain your recommended weight
Prevention- Practicing healthy habits to keep a person well and free from disease What are some preventive measures that you practice daily?
Heredity- All the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents Environment- The sum of your surroundings, such as your family, neighborhood, school, job, and your life experiences Peers- People of the same age who share similar interests. Includes your friends and classmates. Culture- The collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group. This group may be an ethnic group, a community, a nation, or a specific part of the world.
Physical Environment Where you go everyday Social Environment Who you come in contact with Cultural Environment Collective beliefs, customs and behavior of a group
Behavior- The way you choose to act within your environment
Risk Factors- Actions or behaviors that represent a potential health threat
33% of teens interviewed smoked cigarettes 36% admitted to being in a physical fight during the previous year
Cumulative Risks- related risks that increase in effect with each added risk EX: smoking and bad diet Cumulative risks may also result from a combination of risk factors Give an example of combination risk factors???
It is important to understand what behaviors may cause you or others harm You must be aware of the consequences of your choices and behaviors Risk Behaviors- actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others
Tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs- you avoid many negative consequences including physical, and psychological effects addiction bodily harm even death
Sexual Activity Never have to worry about unplanned pregnancy- 100% effective Do not have to worry about STI Free from emotional problems that accompany sex: guilt, regret, rejection, confusion Making choices that are always legal