Health professionals, policy makers and individuals can potentially improve the chances of having a healthier life by addressing the complex interactions between genetics, development, and life events and lifestyles. However, when comparing outcomes for groups with very different life expectancies, the proportion of life spent in poor health is also useful. Two populations may both spend on average 15 years in poor health which might be a quarter of life for a group with life expectancy of 60, but only a sixth for a group with life expectancy of 90.
Keeping a journal of the time of day and what you were doing when you felt stress can be helpful. Many people have also found a mood calendar to be a great help. DBSA offers a personal calendar to track symptoms of mania and depression, mood swings, medications taken, and co-existing symptoms.Â You can also go online and use our free DBSA Wellness Tracker , an interactive tool designed to chart your moods, symptoms, lifestyle, medication, and overall physical health. It allows you to generate reports to see trends or patterns in your health that you can share with your health care provider.
The Y aims to improve the nation’s health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health. These programs and everything else the Y does are in service of making usâ€”our Ys and our communitiesâ€”better. The result is a country that values health and communities that support healthy choices. The Y. For a better us.
Cut down on processed food. Processed food is not good because (a) most nutritional value is lost in the creation of these foods and (b) the added preservatives are bad for our health. Many processed foodsÂ contain a high amount of … Read More..Read More →