Healthy Living

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Unit 1 Healthy Living 1. Explain the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, and the diseases that it can prevent. Please take into account the chronic discussed in the unit and specifically how a healthy lifestyle can prevent formation of them. Ans: A healthy lifestyle above all for adult and children, is their policy for a lifestyle of good healthy and may significantly reduce and poor diet include: Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) - is the biggest killed in the UK, is the term the describes what happens when your hearts blood supply is blocked by a build-up of fatty substances in the coronary arteries. As time goes by the wall of the arteries can become furred up with fatty deposits known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis can be caused by lifestyle habits, such as: • Smoking • High cholesterol • High blood pressure • Diabetes Cancer – is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and breed uncontrollably. Half of new diagnosed cancer every year could be prevented by making some simple change to your lifestyle can significantly reduce your risk of developing cancer. For example, healthy eating, taking regular exercise and not smoking will all help lower your risk. New cases of cancer were diagnosed in UK. More than 1 in 3 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime. Most common type of cancer in the UK are: Breast Prostate Lung Uterus (womb) Smoking is also a big factor which can cause cancer with 86% of lung cancer death in the UK caused by smoking. In addition research show that smoking can also cause cancer by: • Mouth • Pancreas • Stomach • Liver • Bladder • Kidney • Cervix • Bowel Stoke –is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off... ... middle of paper ... ..., perceptions of quality of life and life satisfaction. A child’s wellbeing starts at home, and may have a significant impact on their progress throughout their lives. Aspects to be explored are whether the child’s parent(s) is/are coping with their home situation and whether there are any issues that need to be addressed. As previously mentioned, social and health services now operate a joined up approach across the different sectors, to offer a holistic approach to achieve wellbeing for children and their families. In a child care setting, it is necessary to evaluate children regularly to identify any children who may be displaying signs of emotional or social difficulties affecting their wellbeing. Children should feel comfortable enough to be able to express themselves in an environment that they perceive as positive and safe, and this should be encouraged.

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