Health is a state of complete physical , mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity in the human body.
Good Health means how one can handle stress and can live a longer mere active life .
In This article we will tell you about the meaning of good health , type of health .
According to WHO health is
“A resource for everyday life , not the objective of living . Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources as well as physical capacities”
This means health is a resource to support an individual’s function in wider society rather than end in itself .
Type of Health
Health are of many times but basically health is of two types
1- Mental Health
2- Physical Health
A- Mental Health
According to the U.S. Department Health & Human Service , Mental Health refers to a person’s emotional , social and psychological well-being . Mental Health is also important as physical health as a part of a full ,active lifestyle
Mental illness is categorized by doctors through CT Scans and genetic Tests
Good Mental Health also depends on how people enjoy their life . If a person is far from anxiety or depression that doesn’t mean he/she is mentally fit .
Mental Health depends on person’s ability to –
a- Enjoy Life
b- Bounce back after difficult experiences and adapt to diversity
c- Balance different elements of life such as family , finances ,
d- Feel safe and secure
e-Achieve their full potential
B- Physical Health
Physical Health is also most important for a person . If a person is not physically fit then how can he be mentally fit . Physical Health is utmost important . Physically fit means a person has to be fit from the inner body . Keep away from diseases . Physical health can be achieved with the help of regular exercise and by taking a balanced diet .
Looking after physical health and well being also involves reducing the risk of an injury or health issues such as –
a- Minimizing hazards in the workplace
b- Practicing effective hygiene
c- Avoiding the use of tobacco , alcohol or illegal drugs
d- Taking the recommended vaccines for a specific condition or country when travelling
According to a 2008 Study Mental health and physical health both are connected with each other . For example – If a person is not physically fit then that person will not be able to complete work on time which will cause depression or any other mental illness such as stress .
A famous idiom on health is there – Health is wealth
All types of health, whether mental or physical, are interconnected with each other so you should maintain balance between them .