Health in view of me

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Health in view of me

Over the past years child obesity has grown. New fast food resturants have opened and children have become addicted to them.It is crucial that children and adults maintain a healthy balance of eating nutritious and sometimes food. If you do start to gain weight it is vital to exercise to lose weight to become physically healthy again. Remember to only ever eat what you need and never eat fast food over and over. The best way to try lose weight is to go on a doctor prescribed diet, have an exercise program and try to stay away from sugar loaded foods.

Complementary and alternative medicine includes a range of treatments and products that are not considered part of standard health care. There are many other health services to help you with every situation. Other health services include physiotherapy, acupuncture, massage, optician, chiropractor, haridresser, pharmacy and podiatrist.Another thing that helps both your physical and mental health is yoga. Yoga helps you stretch and calm down.

Health in the view of me

Components of healthHealth is a very important part of life. If your health is not up to scratch it could effect you for the rest of your life.There are many components of health. The main types of health are physical health, mental health, cognitive health. All of these groups make up basically your wellbeing. It is important to always maintain your health in the best way possible. Cognitive health Cognitive health is the ability to learn new skills and techniques in life such as sporting skills, schooling skills technology skills, reading skills, writing skills and lisenting skills. Congnitive health influences you in many ways with this component of health, without cognitive health nothing would make sense and you would be unable to learn.Physical healthPhysical health is the well being of someones body. An example of poor physical health would be eating too much sugar and gaining weight. It is very important to maintain your physical health to be able to stay active. If you gain too much weight it will gradually get harder to run and eventually you will not want to keep up your fittness and not exercising .Mental healthMental health is all inside your head, it is mainly made up of different types of emotions such as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, anxiety and many others. Being mentally well is to be happy and know what direction your going in whereas being mentally sick you would feel sad all the time and feel lost. If you are feeling depressed or lost its best to have supportive friends and to see a doctor so that they can find ways to help you.

Health conditionsIn Australia around 10 percent of children aged 8-15 have a condition called asthma. Asthma is a medical condition which effects the lungs and airways. The cause of asthma is not fully discovered yet but experts have narrowed it down to a family history of asthma.Causes of AsthmaWhen exposed to certain materials, reactions or just genuine wellbeing it can sometimes trigger asthma. The most common things that triggers asthma is exercise, infection, smoke/dust, pollens and shock. How to treat itThe best way to treat asthma is with ventolin. Some symptoms of asthma to watch out for are coughing, wheezing, tightness in the chest and breathlessnessMake sure your teacher or coach knows about you condidtion. If exercise triggers your asthma its best to talk to a doctor about a plan for you. If you have asthma don't be scared of exercising, it is very important to continue exercising . Always carry a blue/grey puffer and when in a sporting event if you have an asthma attack quickly (but don't run) get to a puffer if symptoms stop they you can go back to your game.

By Oli Walls

Child obesity

Maintaining healthy habits and alternative health services

An overview of Mental health is to the left of this text <----- in video formMental disorders in children are quite common, occurring in about one-quarter of this age group in any given year.

Mental Health conditionsIn young children


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