Category: W1 Activity

Infertility

To me, health is when a person’s physical or mental state lacks any type of illness. Illness, on the other hand, is when a person’s physical or mental state contains any kind of sickness. The criteria I used are basically…

Migraines

My personal experiences and my family have definitely shaped my ideas of health and illness. My dad is a health food nut who constantly watches his sodium intake and cholesterol while my mom lost 40 pounds and has kept it…

Anxiety

Health – the measure of your physical capabilities and psychological/emotional state. Illness – anything that can hinder the body or mind from performing its intended natural abilities.   When taking a step back and thinking of the criteria I used…

Cancer

Health, to me, is defined as state of overall well-being. This could be mentally, spiritually and physically not having illnesses. I approached this from an educational, personal and religious view. As humans, we are able to verbalize if we are…

Cancer

Health is defined as being free from injury or illness. Illness is defined as the feelings associated with a particular disease, such as fatigue or pain. The criteria I used to define health and illness was the effects that it…

Insomnia

My definition of health would be the balance of mental, physical and emotional well-being. Anything that disrupts this balance, unnaturally, is considered an illness. An illness is also anything that can be treated. You can be given medications, go through…

ADHD

The way that I define health and illness is a way that looks at the terms as two entirely different meanings, in that health to me is a status. You possess your health. And the quality of your health is…

Infertility

I see health as being in a normal state of sensation. Being aware of your homeostatic level and knowing when it has deviated or knowing where your daily set point is at. An illness is the presence of a factor…

Anxiety

I originally defined health as being “disease free” and feeling physically well. I also defined illness as having a particular disease and not feeling physically well. After watching the lectures and reading the articles, I realized that my definition of…

Cancer

When first asked if I thought I was healthy in the video lecture I said yes because I don’t have any adverse symptoms. I then began thinking more on the subject and realized that people may have conditions yet may…