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Health Chapter 1-Leading a Healthy Life
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A disease cause partly by unhealthy behaviors and partly by other factors
List 3 examples of lifestyle diseases
anything that increases the likelihood of injury, disease or other health problems
not taking part in physical activity on a regular basis
What was the leading causes of death in the United States in the 1800s and 1900s
diseases caused by pathogens, such as bacteria.
Can be passed from one person to another
Give 4 examples of infectious diseases
What has helped bring infectious diseases under control?
better living conditions
focus on preventative medicine
Today, most health problems in the United States are related to :
the way we live or our lifestyle
List 4 factors you can control for heart disease
Controllable Risk Factors
are risk factors that you can do something about.
They can be controlled by your behavior
List 4 controllable risk factors for a healthy lifestyle
Examples of uncontrollable Risk Factors for heart disease
Uncontrollable Risk Factors
the risk factors that cannot be changed.
What are the 4 leading causes of death for people your age in the United States
motor vehicle accidents
Motor vehicle accidents, homicide, suicide and other accidents make up ____ of all teen dealths
The leading cause of death for adults between 19 and 65 years of age is ____
What are the leading causes of death for all ages?
The leading cause of death for adults over 65 years of age is
List 6 health risk factors
Alcohol and other drug use
Behaviors that cause injuries
Poor Eating Habits
the state of well-being in which all of the components of health- physical, emotional, social, mental, spiritual and environmental- are all in balance
What is the single leading preventable cause of death in the United States
Eating at least ___ servings of fruits and vegetables a day can lower your chances of suffering from cancer or heart disease
Describe the six components of health
A strong belief or ideal
knowledge of health information needed to make good choices about your health
the achievement of a person's best in all six components of health
Describe 4 Influences in Health
the way your body functions
being at your recommended body weight
avoiding drugs and alcohol
free from disease and sickness
Describe 3 ways to take charge of your wellness
Plenty of Sleep
Name 2 ways you can improve components of your health
expressing your emotions in a positive, nondestructive way
the quality of your relationships with friends, family, teachers and others you are in contact with.
-stays clear of those who do not treat him or her with respect and tolerance
the ability of recognize reality and cope with the demands of daily life.
high self esteem-feeling comfortable about yourself
is maintaining harmonious relationships with other living things and having spiritual direction and purpose.
living according to one's ethics, morals and values.
Value-is a strong belief or ideal
is keeping your air and water clean, your food safe and the land around you enjoyable and safe
a person's confidence, pride and self respect
What are influences on your wellness
Hereditary Influences- the traits you inherit from your parents
Social Influences-relationships you have with other people
Cultural Influences-values, beliefs, and practices shared by people that have a common background.
Environmental Influences-your surroundings, the area where you live and all the things you have contact with are part of your environment Examples that affect your health are: pollutants, safety regulations and availability and use of medical care.
what are 3 ways you can take charge of your wellness
is the knowledge of health information needed to make good choices about your health.
What is Character
the quality of your personality and actions.
It is influenced by your values
what lymph nodes drain the breast and upper arm?
Identity is a combination of attributes such as a person's interests, values, and goals.
What are the types of threats to internal validity?
What is the first thing you look at on a food label?
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