Health is a measure of quality of life that is difficult to define and measure.
In the 1940s, the World Health Organization (WHO) defined health as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
At the first International Conference on Health Promotion in Ottawa, Canada (1986), the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion built on the WHO’s concept and further defined health as “a resource for everyday life … a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capabilities.”
Good health enables one to function independently within a changing environment.
Lifestyle plays an important role in treating high blood pressure. If you successfully control your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you may avoid, delay or reduce the need for medication. Here are some lifestyle changes you can make to lower your blood pressure and keep it down. 1. Lose extra pounds and watch your [...]
I have seen in recent years healthy people have been bombarded by stories in the media and on health websites warning about the dangers of too-low vitamin D levels, and urging high doses of supplements to protect against everything from hypertension to hardening of the arteries to diabetes. Even patients are asking about homeopathic alternatives [...]
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Autism rates are on the rise in America, according to a new US government study that found a 72 percent increase over the past four years. In New Jersey, one in every 49 children, aged 6 through 17, receive an autism spectrum diagnosis. That’s just one child below the new national average of one in [...]
Mindfulness is linked to self-regulation throughout the day, and that this may be an important way that mindfulness contributes to better emotional and physical well-being in our daily life or lifestyle. A new study from the University of Utah shows that individuals who describe themselves as being more mindful have more stable emotions and perceive [...]
Active lifestyle sets the stage for good health. Active lifestyle or active living is a way of life that integrates physical activity into your everyday routines, such as walking to the store or biking to work. Researches have time and again proved and emphasized that an active lifestyle can be the key to building and [...]
Alzheimer’s disease cases could triple in the U.S. by the year 2050 unless preventative measures are taken, researchers claim—a rise they attribute to the aging Baby Boom generation. Alzheimer’s Disease can be a devastating diagnoses, made worse by the financial aspects associated by the ailment. Like other serious illnesses, Alzheimer’s can be a very tricky [...]
If you want to prevent getting colds this season, then regular, moderate exercise may be just what the doctor ordered. Findings show that exercise helps your immune system fight simple infections such as colds and flu. A common cold is an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract caused by a viral infection. The common cold [...]
One person’s idea of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle can be quite different to someone else’. We are all different with varying body shapes and medical histories, there can be no one definitive healthy lifestyle. Generally a person who does not smoke at all or drink too much, has varied and sensible eating habits, takes [...]
Small steps like walking regularly can reduce risk of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of men and women. Almost 80 percent of heart disease is preventable. There are daily things we all can do that can make a big difference in our effort to keep our hearts healthy and even true for life after [...]