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How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read more

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Parenting (Definition)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching ...Read more


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How do social relationships affect your health?

How do social relationships affect your health?

Social relationships: If healthy, social relationships can help you feel safe, loved, and secure. This can be a good foundation for other things you want to do. Unhealthy relationships -- like bullying, abusive, emotional conflict, lying, etc -- can cause upset and disruption of your mood. Your sensitivities can affect your responses to this. It may be healthier to end some relationships than keep them. ...Read more

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How do heredity and experiences affect your health?

How do heredity and experiences affect your health?

Nature and nurture : In general, heredity provides the sensitivity or resistance to those environmental experiences that occur on a regular basis which affect health. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your mental and emotional health?

How does your diet affect your mental and emotional health?

Food: provides the basic building blocks for all of you chemistry including your brain. If you do not give your brain and body what they need to function, they will not do so. ...Read more

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How does marriage affect your emotional development?

How does marriage affect your emotional development?

As long as married: Throughout the course of a marriage, or any significant relationship, the emotional development of the individuals is effected. It can be altered for the better or for the worse. Much is dependent on the patterns of communication, role expectations, and rigidity versus flexibility. If you need help, seek guidance from a therapist. ...Read more

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How can divorce and remarriage affect your health?

How can divorce and remarriage affect your health?

The Stress Effect: Hello Jackzolo, The stress of marital separation and divorce can be acute, (short-term) or chronic, (long-term: greater than six months). The health problems from divorce are both psychological and physical. They are more severe for people who separate and divorce in their 30’s and 40’s and less severe in older adults. Most adults are resilient and cope successfully with the short-term effects. ...Read more

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How does poverty affect your health?

How does poverty affect your health?

Multiple Ways: Poverty can affect your physical as well as your mental health in a variety of ways. Malnutrition can lead to delayed development and healing. Poverty can be a primary factor in delayed access to medical and dental care leading to more advanced problems. Unsanitary living conditions due to poverty is a major factor as well ...Read more

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How does your mental health affect your ability to stay focused?

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How does your mental health affect your ability to stay focused?

Mental health: Problems with mental health such as anxiety or depression or attention deficit lead to poor concentration & affect your ability to stay focused. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the birth of a child affect the parents life style and goals?

Can you tell me how the birth of a child affect the parents life style and goals?

Life-changer: Very interesting question that can take a whole book to answer. Children are the best gift life has to offer, they need both parents to be healthy, loved and available physically and emotionally. Most of the dysfunction we see in the USA is due to poor family communication and unhealthy dynamics. Children change life styles and goal priorities in many positive ways. make them a priority, worth it ...Read more

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How can parents behavior and attitude affect the child?

How can parents  behavior and attitude  affect the child?

Model behavior: A child as early as 16 months will do what you do, not do what you say. If you accidentally reinforce a behavior you don't want with negative or positive attention, learn to state clearly what you expect, and what the consequence is for not complying.Consustently follow through with time-out or removal of privileges. Ignore the child's protests till consequence is done, then calmly state why. ...Read more

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How does shyness affect your health?

How does shyness affect your health?

Risk factor: Shyness is associated less social support and difficulty adapting to significant life transitions (I.e., changing schools or jobs). As a result shy individuals are more at risk for social anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem that may lead to negative health outcomes. However shyness exists on a continuum from mild/non-clinical to severe social phobia, with 20-40+% of people report shyness. ...Read more

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How can family and friends affect your health?

Family & Friends: I recommend reading these links: http://blog.dana-farber.org/insight/2012/05/do-friends-family-affect-your-health/ http://source.colostate.edu/how-do-your-friends-affect-your-health/ ...Read more

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How does conflict affect your mental health?

How does conflict affect your mental health?

It depends: Certainly high levels of chronic conflict can have adverse effects on emotional and physical well being. For all the dilemma conflict creates, however, it is also an essential tool for promoting intimacy. In other words, not all quarrels, disagreements, and arguments are bad. It depends very much on how the conflict is managed. If handled constructively, conflict can bring people closer together. ...Read more

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How does someone's financial situation have the potential to affect their overall mental health?

How does someone's financial situation have the potential to affect their overall mental health?

Stress, Depression..: Self-Esteem...In today's culture so much rides on our financial ability-our own self image, how other's see us, our ability to make ends meet, keep our homes and our lifestyles. The truth is, without money to pay the bills, the physical and mental stress can take an enormous toll, causing anxiety, depression and even lowered immunity to physical ailments.Best measure of wealth:relationships ...Read more

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How does social support affect your immunity?

How does social support affect your immunity?

Prevents suppression: Social support can prevent spikes in the hormone cortisol, which suppresses the immune system. Research supports the idea that social interactions enhance the immune system by reducing stress, and by building positive emotions and self-esteem. It appears that social support acts as a buffer from our environment. This helps protect us from some illnesses and diseases. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your eye health?

How does your diet affect your eye health?

Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read more

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How much does your diet affect your well-being?

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How much does your diet affect your  well-being?

Diet & health: Significantly, especially adequate proteins & carb's. & essential fatty acids from fruits & vegetables, & omega from seafood. ...Read more

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How does a poor diet affect your mental health?

How does a poor diet affect your mental health?

Mind and body...: ...affect each other. "Garbage in results in garbage out." The idea that mind and body are separate and unrelated is false. Taking really good care of yourself in all ways (enough sleep, healthy diet, regular exercise, relaxation, recreation, healthy relationships, work and other activities that give meaning and purpose to your life, etc.) will all improve your mental as well as physical health. ...Read more

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How does a history of depression affect your future health?

How does a history of depression affect your future health?

Great Question: Depression is often recurrent. It is treatable There is some evidence that people who are depressed are more likely to get certain physical diseases such as heart disease but maybe others such as diabetes and immune disorders. Depressed people may not get proper medical care and might not take care of themselves as they would do if they were not depressed . So get med and mental health followup. ...Read more