I A: Elements of Wellness

-Physical Wellness involves having a good diet, physical  activity, and examinations to make sure everything is going well with your body physically.

-Emotional Wellness involves adjusting to life's changes, being optimistic, cope with stress, and enjoying life.

-Mental Wellness involves continuing lifelong learning, learning from life experiences, and using creativity to solve problems

-Social Wellness involves affection, communication, honesty, interaction with others, and loyalty.

-Spiritual Wellness involves belief in a higher authority, practicing religious beliefs, and values, ethics, and morals give meaning to life.

I B: Practices That Promote Wellness

-Good Nutrition helps you have a healthier body and mind and also helps the resistance of illnesses and weight management. There are five food groups; grain, fruit, vegetable, protein, and dairy. Nutrition provides heat, promotes growth, repairs tissue and regulates body processes.

-Physical Activity helps prevent chronic illness and also helps control abnormal cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity. You should at least brisk walk, jog, ride a bike, and do housework for thirty minutes with a 50-85% maximum heart rate. Doing physical activities builds healthy bones, muscles, and joints. Illness is also prevented regularly.

-Health Screenings and Examinations include blood tests; cholesterol, glucose, and hemoglobin. Blood pressure, colonoscopy, dental screenings, Papanicolaou stain, mammograms, prostate examination, and vision screening are all examples of health screenings and examinations.

-Stress Management involves avoiding stress such as negative people, eating healthy foods, exercising, and learning how to say no are all examples. Altering stress involves expressing feelings in a respectful way, honest, and planning ahead. Accepting stress involves accepting things you can not change, looking on the bright side, and sharing your feelings with friends and family, and learning to forgive. Adapting stress involves viewing the situation from different angles, looking at the big picture, and focusing on the positive.

II A: Self-Destructive Behavior

-Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Use isn't good for your body physically. Multiple cancers involve the use of tobacco. Lung disease and heart disease. Alcohol can cause you to have chronic liver disease, cancers, cardiovascular disease, acute alcohol poisoning and fetal alcohol syndrome.

-Irresponsible Sexual Behavior can cause you to get Sexually Transmitted Infections like Gonnorhea, Genital Herpes, Syphillis, and HIV. Pregnancy can also happen, even if you feel confident that you are not, you never know what can happen.

-Physical Inactivity can cause you to be obese and can always cause you to have diabetes. Coronary heart disease is also a risk factor.

-Unhealthy Eating Habits fails to provide your body with the correct amounts and types of nutrients for maximum health.

II B: Environment

-Exposures to lead, carcinogens, and sanitation is an important thing to remember when cleaning the work area after surgery. Make sure it is sanitized throughly. Use PPE.

-Sanitation is cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in healthcare facilities is critical to reducing HAIs. However, infection control practitioners and other healthcare professionals may be surprised to learn that not all surface sanitation efforts are equal.

II C: Genetics

-Birth defects tests are done during pregnancy to look for possible problems with the baby.

-Family history is important to know because it is a record of health information about close relatives. A complete record includes information from three generations of relatives. Knowing one’s family medical history allows a person to take steps to reduce his or her risk.

III A: Chiropractic includes the manipulation of the spine, other joints, and soft tissues. Treatment includes exercise and health and lifestyle counseling.

III B: Herbal Remedies include traditional or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and extracts. Commonly used on CAM except prayer. It is standardized  of purity and not mandated in the U.S.

III C: Massage Therapy  includes the enhancing function and relaxation. Pressuring the body, tension, motion, and vibration all helps relax the body. Over 80 different modalities.

III D: Relaxation Technique includes any process that helps a person  relax. Formal and passive exercises, movement-based exercises, and combination of exercise methods.

Massage Therapy
Say no to drugs
Physical Activities
Stress Management
Physical Inactivity

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