Category: W1 Activity

ADHD

While watching the first lecture, I spent a good chunk of time trying to differentiate between the two terms “health” and “illness”. Up until now, I would have just said that the definition of health is the absence of illness….

Insomnia

When I first tried to define health and illness in my own words, I struggled to distinguish between the two. After going through the conditions and determining whether they were an illness or health I successfully came to a conclusion….

Erectile Dysfunction

To me, understanding the difference between health and illness almost requires knowledge of bothl. Health could be defined as the lack of illness/disease, and illness could be defined as being less than healthy. Health is the ability for a body…

Infertility

As I attempted to define both health and illness, I realized the extent of ambiguity and subjectivity that each of them possess. After a moment of careful consideration I ended up defining them as follows: Health: an absence of unwanted and negatively…

insomnia

From my personal experience, i would define health from a biological standpoint. To me, health is the absence of disease or disease causing agents, such as bacteria and viruses. When a person is healthy, all of their anatomical structures and…

Anxiety

The definitions I came up with were the following” Health: A set of criteria that determines whether body and mind are in a good or bad condition. Illness: A state in which an organism’s body and mind are negatively affected…

ADHD

Defining ‘health’ is a slippery slope because it seems that everyone views different aspects of health slightly differently. For me, ‘health’ should be defined using an encompassing definition that draws on physical, mental/personal and spiritual domains to varying degrees. I…

Menstruation

Health and illness should be viewed holistically. When one is healthy, I think they must be so mentally ( feel happy, alive, active, motivated etc. ) and physically, (free of injury, diseases, and pain) because then, they will have a…

The Flu

I would describe someone who is healthy as being free from pathogens and any form of illness in addition to not being harmed by other environmental factors such as pollution, toxins, etc. Being healthy also includes having enough food, water,…

ADHD

My definition of health would be someone who doesn’t suffer during most days of their life.  I would consider myself to be a healthy person even though I may get the flu or migraine from time to time.  Overall, I…