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BELL RINGER 11/14 Grab book and handouts Put homework on your desk. Ch. 1 lesson 1worksheet & folder/pen/notebook Place signed syllabus in Homework bin Answer ? : Why is it important to know what behaviors put your health at risk? Begin to work on Ch. 1 lesson 2 worksheet “Analyzing Influences” p. 14
CHAPTER 1 LESSON 3 HEALTH RISKS AND YOUR BEHAVIOR
RISK BEHAVIORS Actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others Can be controlled Understand the risks
6 RISK BEHAVIORS 1)Tobacco use 2)Unhealthy dietary behaviors 3)Inadequate physical activity 4)Alcohol and other drug use 5)Sexual behaviors that may result in HIV infection, other sexually transmitted diseases, and unintended pregnancies 6)Behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence
RISKS AND CONSEQUENCES 1.Long term and Short term 2.Add up over time Cumulative Risks- related risks that increase in effect with each added risk (i.e. eating fast food)
HOW TO AVOID OR REDUCE RISKS 1.Practice positive health behaviors 2.Prevention-taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse Example: getting regular medical and dental check ups
ABSTAIN FROM HIGH- RISK BEHAVIORS Abstinence- a deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity and the use of tobacco alcohol, and other drugs.
LIFESTYLE FACTORS The personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Life style factors can improve a person’s level of health
THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH EDUCATION $ 2.3 trillion on health care/ $7,600 per person Health Education- providing accurate health information and teaching skills to help people make healthy decisions.
BECOMING HEALTH LITERATE Health literacy- a person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services, and to use these resources to promote one’s health and wellness Know where to find health information Decide if the information is correct Assess the risks and benefits Figure out how much medicine to take Understand test results Pg. 25 qualities of a health literate individual