Health Matters

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by liamruan
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Health Matters

Healthy Decision MakingMaking the right decision is always the right thing to do, even if it's not always the easiest thing to do!!!Peer pressure, can be one of the biggest influences of wrong decison making. As a young person, we should make sure that we are not persuaded by our peers to do the wrong things!LISTEN TO YOUR INSTINCTS, THEY ARE NORMALLY RIGHT and will lead you to making the right decision, whether it's socially or health based.

Alternative Health ServicesAlternative health services are great ways to get advise or help to recover from sickness or an injury. The World Health Organisation estimates 65-80% of the population use holistic alternative health services as their primary form of healthcare. This means that people are using for example: herbalists, chiropractors and acupuncture to maintain and improve their overall wellbeing.

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Health Conditions Common In Young PeopleOur youth can experience many health conditions such as: asthma, mental health disorders, diabetes and skin cancer, to name a few. From a social health point of veiw, there are STI's, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis A & B.To effectively manage health and social health problems, it's really important for you to have a reliable Doctor to manage these conditions and advise on precautionary tactics.

Components Of HealthThe six main factors of health are; physical, spiritual, emotional, social, environmental, and mental.Keeping all these elements in balance are bound to keep you fit and healthy.If only one component is weak, it can create a whole chain-reaction and make you very unwell.

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Food And Childhood ObesityChildhood obesity is on the rise, with 24% of boys in NSW, overweight or obese.Studies have shown that if you are a overweight or moderately obese throughout your childhood, you have a much greater chance of staying that way throughout your adult years. The KEY to managing your health and weight is to learn healthy practices while you are young!

Mental Health Issues Amoung The YoungMental Health is the single biggest health issue effecting young Australians. It can range from stress and depression at school, with family and friends. It can even be substance abuse like alcohol and drugs. Currently 1 in 4 young people experiencing mental health problems will not get professional help! This is a really frightening statistic!!REMEMBER: find people you can TRUST and TALK to them


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