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Anxiety an illness – Aaron Schmidt

My definition of health – The normal physiological functions of the body free of disrupting changes.  I chose this definition because being healthy isn’t just eating right, or not being sick.  Healthy means that normal biological functions or functioning correctly. …

Migraines

I would consider health to be the biological status of an individual and its deviation both positively and negatively from homeostasis.  Health can be affected by personal choice, culture, and environment.  To me, illness is a negative deviation from homeostasis…

Anxiety

My definition of health is the overall effectiveness of your body’s normal functions to maintain homeostasis (ie. fighting infection, breathing, circulation, body temperature, etc.).  This is affected by diet and exercise as well as foreign organisms and other environmental factors….

Anxiety

Since both health and illness are terms used to evaluate a living thing’s state of being, they can only be defined by an individual describing what he/she senses.  For this reason both terms are subjective and specific to the individual’s…

Restless Leg Syndrom

I defined health as being physically fit, mentally stable, and, obviously, having no sicknesses. An “illness” is being anything less than healthy by its definition. My definitions have come from 20 years of being in one culture and going to…

Anxiety

I defined health as being a total state of biological, psychological, and social wellbeing. I defined illness as lacking a healthy biological, psychological and/or social wellbeing. I chose those three deciding factors because I believe that when those three are…

Is Anxiety an Illness?

My definition of health is a person’s physical, mental, and social well being. A person is considered healthy, if they can function normally and are not displaying symptoms of disease, or pain. Health is very broad and can be affected…

Migraines

My definition of healthy was to be without disease, have a properly functioning body, to be “of sound mind”, and to maintain a well-balanced diet. I believe illness is a modification in the body which can negatively affect its social,…

Anxiety

My personal defintitions of health and illness are as follows: Health- is ones state of physical and emotional well being and being able to complete activies of daily life. Illness- not feeling normal or like yourself. The deciding factor is that health…

HIV

Hi guys! My definition of being healthy would be being in a state without being sick, and I also included being mentally stable. Being sick, or ill would include not being in a stable state of mind, or having an…