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The word health refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health.
Well-being is a positive outcome that is meaningful for people and for many sectors of society, because it tells us that people perceive that their lives are going well. Good living conditions e. Tracking these conditions is important for public policy. However, many indicators that measure living conditions fail to measure what people think and feel about their lives, such as the quality of their relationships, their positive emotions and resilience, the realization of their potential, or their overall satisfaction with life—i.
The word health refers to a state of complete emotional and physical well-being. Healthcare exists to help people maintain this optimal state of health. However, despite this expenditure, people in the U. This is due to a variety of factors, including access to healthcare and lifestyle choices.
Good health is central to handling stress and living a longer, more active life. In this article, we explain the meaning of good health, the types of health a person needs to consider, and how to preserve good health. In , the WHO made further clarifications:. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities. A healthful lifestyle provides the means to lead a full life with meaning and purpose.
In , researchers publishing in The Lancet defined health as the ability of a body to adapt to new threats and infirmities. They base this definition on the idea that the past few decades have seen modern science take significant strides in the awareness of diseases by understanding how they work, discovering new ways to slow or stop them, and acknowledging that an absence of pathology may not be possible.
Spiritual, emotional, and financial health also contribute to overall health. Medical experts have linked these to lower stress levels and improved mental and physical well-being. People with better financial health, for example, may worry less about finances and have the means to buy fresh food more regularly.
Those with good spiritual health may feel a sense of calm and purpose that fuels good mental health. Health inequities affect all of us differently. Visit our dedicated hub for an in-depth look at social disparities in health and what we can do to correct them. A person who has good physical health is likely to have bodily functions and processes working at their peak. This is not only due not only to an absence of disease. Regular exercise, balanced nutrition , and adequate rest all contribute to good health.
People receive medical treatment to maintain the balance, when necessary. Physical well-being involves pursuing a healthful lifestyle to decrease the risk of disease. Looking after physical health and well-being also involves reducing the risk of an injury or health issue, such as:.
For example, mental illness, such as depression, may increase the risk of drug use disorders, according to a study. This can go on to adversely affect physical health.
According to the U. Mental health is as important as physical health as part of a full, active lifestyle. With improvements in testing, however, doctors are now able to identify some physical signs of some types of mental illness in CT scans and genetic tests.
Good mental health is not only categorized by the absence of depression , anxiety , or another disorder. Physical and mental health have strong connections. These feelings could be due to financial problems or mobility issues. A mental illness, such as depression or anorexia , can affect body weight and overall function. All types of health are linked, and people should aim for overall well-being and balance as the keys to good health. Find out how mental health can affect physical health here.
A person is born with a variety of genes. In some people, an unusual genetic pattern or change can lead to a less-than-optimum level of health. People may inherit genes from their parents that increase their risk for certain health conditions. Environmental factors play a role in health. Sometimes, the environment alone is enough to impact health. Other times, an environmental trigger can cause illness in a person who has an increased genetic risk of a particular disease.
Access to healthcare plays a role, but the WHO suggest that the following factors may have a more significant impact on health than this:. They also maintain that people with low socioeconomic status are more likely to experience stress due to daily living, such as financial difficulties, marital disruption, and unemployment.
Social factors may also impact on the risk of poor health for people with lower SES, such as marginalization and discrimination. A low SES often means reduced access to healthcare. A study in Frontiers in Pharmacology indicated that people in developed countries with universal healthcare services have longer life expectancies than those in developed countries without universal healthcare.
Cultural issues can affect health. According to the Seven Countries Study , researchers studied people in select European countries and found that those who ate a healthful diet had a lower year death rate. The study indicated that people who ate a healthful diet are more likely to consume high levels of fruits, vegetables, and olives than people who regularly consume fast food.
The study also found that people who followed the Mediterranean diet had a lower year all-cause mortality rate. How a person manages stress will also affect their health. According to the National Institute of Mental Health , people who smoke tobacco, drink alcohol, or take illicit drugs to manage stressful situations are more likely to develop health problems than those who manage stress through a healthful diet, relaxation techniques, and exercise.
The best way to maintain health is to preserve it through a healthful lifestyle rather than waiting until sickness or infirmity to address health problems. People use the name wellness to describe this continuous state of enhanced well-being. The WHO define wellness as follows:. Wellness promotes active awareness of and participating in measures that preserve health, both as an individual and in the community. Maintaining wellness and optimal health is a lifelong, daily commitment.
The definition of peak health is highly individual, as are the steps a person may take to get there. Every person has different health goals and a variety of ways to achieve them.
It may not be possible to avoid disease altogether. However, a person should do as much as they can to develop resilience and prepare the body and mind to deal with illnesses as they arise.
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We are currently in the process of updating this chapter and we appreciate your patience whilst this is being completed. Concepts of health, wellbeing and illness, and the aetiology of illness: Section 3. Concepts of health and wellbeing. This is consistent with the biopsychosocial model of health, which considers physiological, psychological and social factors in health and illness, and interactions between these factors. It differs from the traditional medical model, which defines health as the absence of illness or disease and emphasises the role of clinical diagnosis and intervention. The WHO definition links health explicitly with wellbeing, and conceptualises health as a human right requiring physical and social resources to achieve and maintain.
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Cottrell 2oo1 claims that the WHO definition is an ideal state which is: just a goal to strive for but can never be achieved since no one can ever attain a state of complete mental, physical, and social wellbeing. Example: feeling of being loved. Having friends to talk to and being involved with the activities in the community or school contributes to social health No man is an island. This includes the basic infrastructure necessary for health e.
Having friendsto talk to and being involved with theactivities in the community or school. This includes the basic infrastructurenecessary for health e. The World Health Organization WHO, defines health as a state of completephysical, mental, and social well-being and notmerely the absence of disease and infirmity. It has also been associated with the conceptof self-actualization and concern for issueswhich affect ones value system.
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