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Health law preventing health disparities ?

Health law preventing health disparities ?

On the contrary.: The primary cause of health disparities in the us is related to poor access to care based on low socioeconomic status. Basic services such as education, fire protection, police, etc. Are not related to employment, and yet health insurance access is primarily related to our jobs. If we truly believe in health care as a basic right, we need to develop a system of access for all. ...Read more

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Does daily mustrabution harm our health or sextual life?

Does daily mustrabution harm our health or sextual life?

Masturbation: Nope. Masturbation is a normal and common part of the human experience. Every man you know masturbates or has masturbated. This sexual activity is neither unhealthy or unsafe in any way. Even people in relationships and sexually active masturbate on occasion. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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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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Does spiritual health contribute to physical health?

Does spiritual health contribute to physical health?

Yes: The balance of our spiritual, emotional and physical health come together & determine our over all health. They are intertwined. ...Read more

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How does our mental health affect growth and development?

How does our mental health affect growth and development?

Mental health: Mental health can affect growth and development through child but not beyond that. Any concerns with growth and development deserves a consultation with a psychologist as soon as you can be seen. ...Read more

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Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Can oral health affect overall health in pregnancy?

Most definitely: Oral hygiene is especially important during pregnancy. The presence of inflammatory factors in the gums found in gum disease has been shown to have a link with an increased incidence of pre-term low birthweight babies. ...Read more

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What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

What organization holds records for the mental health statistics?

A number: Of organizations do statistical analyses, but the national institute of mental healh is likely what you are looking for. ...Read more

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How does melanoma impact an individual's overall health status?

How does melanoma impact an individual's overall health status?

Variable...: If caught early, melanomas are very curable and will have little long-term impact other than the need for routine cancer surveillance. If they spread, they can be life-threatening. If you have any lesions which you are concerned about, notify your doctor or dermatologist as soon as possible for evaluation and biopsy if indicated. ...Read more

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

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 vitamins should be taken for women's health of age 21? For overall health of nails, skin, bones, hair, teeth, eyes, heart, everything women's body

What vitamins should be taken for women's health of age 21? For overall health of nails, skin, bones, hair, teeth, eyes, heart, everything  women's body

It depends...: This depends a lot on what your diet is like, exposure to environmental toxins, genetics etc. Vitamins are no substitute for a healthy diet, but for most i advise a quality multivitamin, ideally with natural e (avoid synthetic e) ; the 5-mthf form of folate, (folic acid) without additives like titanium dioxide or polyethylene glycol.Additional vit. C, about 1, 000 mg 2x/day is wise too, as well as d.See comment:. ...Read more

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Health benefits of diatomaceous earth?

Health benefits of diatomaceous earth?

Less parasites: it helps to reduce parasites in chickens, and many experts believe this is due to its negative charge and cylindrical shape. The thinking behind this is that positively charged bacteria and parasites (plus some viruses) may be attracted to it like magnets are attracted to one another. Because of its shape, the pathogens get trapped in the center and carried out of the body. ...Read more

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How does health il literacy affect health?

How does health il literacy affect health?

Many ways: The biggest issue is usually when the provider does not check to see what literacy level the patient has, and uses words or phrases that are not understood. People often are embarrassed to admit they did not understand, so important parts of diagnostic or treatment decisions aren't clearly reviewed. It is our job to be sure you understand what we discuss about health and illness. ...Read more

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How does our lifestyle influence our cardiovascular health?

How does our lifestyle influence our cardiovascular health?

Heart health: Lifestyle has a great influence on cardiovascular health. For example, stress, smoking, excessive alcohol, excess sugar intake, obesity, and lack of physical activity are all known to cause or worsen cardiovascular disease. You should strive to optimize your lifestyle factors to minimize your risk of cardiovascular dieases such as heart attack and stroke. ...Read more

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How can our mental health system work?

How can our mental health system work?

Your question is: important, but hard 2 answer in 400 characters. I hope that Obama Care will help improve the Mental Health system in our country. It is flawed largely due 2 the fact that mental health services are underfunded. Many people fail 2 see that psychotherapy can help reduce medical costs. Let your senators/congressmen know U want more mental health services covered by insurance ...Read more

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Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Both, but . . . : “each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” there are lots of sayings like this one about this topic. One can't do much about what health is inherited, but one can do a great deal about health behaviors. One must learn what promotes and maintains good health, and one must act. ...Read more

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How can negative mental health affect your physical health?

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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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How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

How is sexual health counselor different from reproductive health doctor?

Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, but is trained in some area of how the body works and functions sexually. A reproductive health doctor would be a medical doctor trained in medical school who specialized in helping individuals with reproductive problems. ...Read more