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Dr. Jeffrey Ng
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Physical Health (Overview)

As opposed to mental, spiritual or emotional health, physical health is the overall condition of a living organism at a given time. It is the soundness of the body, freedom from disease or abnormality, and the condition of optimal well-being. It is when the body is functioning as it was designed to function.


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How does aikido affect your physical health?

How does aikido affect your physical health?

Yes: Ensure that you are cleared by your physician as healthy enough to do aikido. It can have postive health effects. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Ng
29 Doctors shared insights

Physical Health (Overview)

As opposed to mental, spiritual or emotional health, physical health is the overall condition of a living organism at a given time. It is the soundness of the body, freedom from disease or abnormality, and the condition of optimal well-being. It is when the body is functioning as it was designed to function.


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How does homelessness affect one's physical health?

How does homelessness affect one's physical health?

See: Http://www. Nhchc. Org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Hln_health_factsheet_Jan10.pdf

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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How do role models affect someone's physical health?

See: Http://www. Healthguidance. Org/entry/13288/1/The-Importance-of-Role-Models. Html

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How does soil pollution affect your physical health?

How does soil pollution affect your physical health?

See: Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/137996-physical-effects-pollution/

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Improving Nail Health (Checklist)

Cut the nails straight across
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Do not dig into the corners when you cut your nails
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Avoid harsh chemicals
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How does light pollution affect our physical health?

Sleep interference: It is not clear that light affects physical health. Sun light is good and is needed for vitamin D synthesis in the skin. Excessive light in the bed room may not be desirable, if it interferes with your sleep as that can have ramification for health. ...Read more

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What does happiness do to your body's physical health?

Start by reducing: stress hormones and synchronizing the brain. Since brain and body are connected, and since this connection is a two-way street, any improvement in brain function is likely to have a physical result. All systems in the body are affected, so keep up the good mental health practices. (There is an actual movement in healthy psychology called The Psychology of Happiness). ...Read more

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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between your toes after you bathe
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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What are some key aspects of pre-natal physical health?

See: Http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-causes/prenatal-postnatal-obesity/

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How can poor physical health affect your social health?

Yes: WHO definition of Health is, "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not just absence of disease or infirmity". For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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How can living in the desert afect your physical health?

Type of desert: A desert may be a hot and dry place, dry and cold, at sea level or at high altitude. All of these issues would have a bearing on the health relevance. Hot dry desert creates a risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, in subsistence agriculture it may result in malnutrition. Scorpion, gila monster and snake bites. Dust storms may affect respiratory health. ...Read more

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Is mental health is more important than physical health?

Is mental health is more important than physical health?

Why do you ask?: Lacking either one will make you, and perhaps those around you, miserable. Almost everyone desires physical health, but part of what makes mental illness so treacherous is that many of these unfortunates do not want to become able to love, work, and play effectively, especially while the disease is controlling them. ...Read more

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How does mental health affect a person's physical health?

Axiety: Here is one example. Let's say a person becomes very anxious, for whatever reason. If he/she is anxious enough and for a long enough period of time, sleep loss begins, and then overeating or undereating, then the immune system can slowly be compromised, which means more physical illness, and in dire, extreme prolonged cases, ulcers and cardiac issues, just to name a few. ...Read more

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What are 3 main factors that impact your physical health?

Homework queston: And a foolish one in my opinion. You need to know your instructor's prejudices. The scientific answer would be age, genetics, whether you have been injured, have adequate nutrition. Exercise actually matters too, as dies avoiding smoking and excess alcohol. Food choices matter much less and obesity is most serious as a marker for lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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How does negative mental health ruin your physical health?

How does negative mental health ruin your physical health?

Differnt ways: People with mental health issues tend to neglect their physical health. In addition conditions like anxiety and depression can cause deterioration of physical health. All illnesses are both physical and mental. Every month professional journals are indicating how this occurs. Some of the processes are simple and some are very complex. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: physical health?

What is the definition or description of: physical health?

A gift from God: As opposed to mental, spiritual or emotional health, physical health is the overall condition of a living organism at a given time. It is the soundness of the body, freedom from disease or abnormality, and the condition of optimal well-being. It is when the body is functioning as it was designed to function. ...Read more

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Improving Mental Health (Checklist)

Do some form of vigorous exercise everyday
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Maintain perfect sleep hygiene
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Accomplish a task daily, no matter how small
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Have contact with a friend daily, even if by text or email
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How can negative mental health affect your physical health?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Mental health: Negative mh can affect your adls (activities of daily living) which can include self care. ...Read more

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Aside from exercise, how can you manage your physical health?

Aside from exercise, how can you manage your physical health?

Many things: Anything that can destress your life is great. Optimizing your sleep. Eating healthy. Being social! Consider some form of meditation and/or prayer. Be happy. ... happy, positive outlook persons do better in the long run. ...Read more

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How might a physical health problem affect your social health?

See: Http://psychcentral. Com/lib/the-relationship-between-mental-and-physical-health/

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What are the main things that are bad for your physical health?

Tobacco: Using tobacco products is one of the worst things that you can do for your health. ...Read more

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Can physical health suffer from spending too much time indoors?

Yes: You require sunlight for vitamin d metabolism, which helps control calcium levels. You probably don't have fresh air, likely you have decreased exercise, etc. So, while "getting outside" by itself may not be required, it is the total effect of natural light, open air, no air conditioning, no re-breathing old air, etc, that has a beneficial effect as you walk around. Try it! :). ...Read more