Planning and budgeting for your health

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1. “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”   …

1. “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”  
2. Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die.
3. “No one wakes up in the morning and says, 'I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” - Tricia Cunningham

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  • 1. Planning & Budgeting For Your Health Leahcim Semaj, PhD …on the road to Wellness
  • 2. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.948.5627 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim Semaj Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj 2
  • 3. Physical Wellness : starts with 'Healthier choices first' Creating a self defined daily routine that includes healthier nutrition, adequate sleep and rest, appropriate levels of activity and productivity
  • 4. Physical Wellness :  involvement in creative or structured activity that counteracts negative stress responses
  • 5. Physical Wellness : Discouraging the use of tobacco, drugs, excessive alcohol consumption and other negative habits. Paying attention to physical and physiological signs of stress
  • 6. Physical Wellness : Learning to assume personal responsibility and care for your health knowing when professional medical attention is needed
  • 7. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs
  • 8. 8 Lifestyle and Health A relatively small percentage of the population consumes the vast majority of the health-care budget for diseases that are very well known and by and large behavioral
  • 9. 9 Many People are sick because of how they choose to live their lives Not because of environmental or genetic factors beyond their control
  • 10. 10 For The last 50 Years We know that 80% of health-care budget is consumed by 5 behavioral issues too much Smoking Drinking Eating Stress Not enough exercise And accidents and violence
  • 11. 11 Deaths From Chronic Diseases will increase worldwide by 17% between 2005 and 2015 At the same time deaths from infectious diseases maternal and perinatal conditions nutritional deficiencies combined are projected to decline by 3%
  • 12. 12 The Economic Toll of chronic disease for developing and developed nations around the world is estimated at approximately 3% of gross domestic product globally
  • 13. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 13 Every Year in the US About 600,000 people have bypasses 1.3 million heart patients have angioplasties All at a total cost of around U$30 billion The procedures temporarily relieve chest pains but rarely prevent heart attacks or prolong lives
  • 14. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 14 Around Half of The Time the bypass grafts clog up in a few years the angioplasties, in a few months
  • 15. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 15 But Many Patients Could avoid the return of pain and the need to repeat the surgery Not to mention arrest the course of their disease before it kills them By switching to healthier lifestyles
  • 16. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 16 Very Few Do If you look at people after coronary-artery bypass grafting 2 years later 90% of them have not changed their lifestyle This been studied over and over and over again
  • 17. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 17 Dr. Dean Ornish Professor of medicine University of California at San Francisco founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute,  Sausalito, California
  • 18. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 18 Ornish A holistic program, Focused around a vegetarian diet Less than 10% of the calories from fat Actually reverse heart disease without surgery or drugs
  • 19. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 19 In 1993 Ornish persuaded Mutual of Omaha to pay for a trial Researchers took 333 patients with severely clogged arteries They helped them quit smoking and go on Ornish's diet
  • 20. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 20 The Patients attended twice-weekly group support sessions led by a psychologist and took instruction in Meditation, Relaxation Yoga, Aerobic exercise
  • 21. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 21 The Program lasted for only a year After 3 years, the study found, 77% of the patients had stuck with their lifestyle changes They safely avoided the bypass or angioplasty surgeries that they were eligible for under their insurance coverage Mutual of Omaha saved around U$30,000 per patient
  • 22. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs
  • 23. What Happens When We Smoke
  • 24. Sir Winston Churchill Healthy Citizens Are The Greatest Asset Any Country Can Have
  • 25. Healthy Quotes  “Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.” ~Mike Adams “He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.” ~Chinese Proverb
  • 26. Healthy Quotes “It‟s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children‟s health than the pediatrician.” ~Meryl Streep  “The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” ~Plato “Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.” ~Author Unknown
  • 27. Healthy Quotes “By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible!” ~Dr. Edward Group III
  • 28. What Happens When We Stop Smoking
  • 29. Healthy Quotes “Time And health are two precious assets that we don‟t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” ~Denis Waitley “From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.” ~Catalan Proverb
  • 30. Healthy Quotes “Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.” ~Joseph Addison “Take care of your body. It‟s the only place you have to live.” ~Jim Rohn “Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.” ~Astrid Alauda
  • 31. The Effects of Alcohol
  • 32. John F. Kennedy “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy
  • 33. Health Quotes “The best six doctors anywhere And no one can deny it Are sunshine, water, rest, and air Exercise and diet. These six will gladly you attend If only you are willing Your mind they'll ease Your will they'll mend And charge you not a shilling.” Wayne Fields
  • 34. Healthy Quotes “If you don‟t take care of your body, where are you going to live?” ~Unknown Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die. ~Unknown “No one wakes up in the morning and says, 'I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” - Tricia Cunningham
  • 35. Healthy Quotes  “Garbage in garbage out” ~George Fuechsel “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” ~Doug Larson “If you can‟t pronounce it, don‟t eat it” ~Common sense
  • 36. Healthy Quotes “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar
  • 37. The Effects of Stress
  • 38. Health Quotes “We should resolve now that the health of this nation is a national concern; that financial barriers in the way of attaining health shall be removed; that the health of all it's citizens deserves the help of all the nation.” - Harry S Truman
  • 39. Health Quotes  To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. – Buddha
  • 40. Healthy Quotes “Don‟t eat anything your great-great grandmother wouldn‟t recognize as food. There are a great many food- like items in the supermarket your ancestors wouldn‟t recognize as food.. stay away from these” ~Michael Pollan
  • 41. Healthy Quotes “The best doctor gives the least medicines.” ~Benjamin Franklin “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” ~Thomas Edison
  • 42. Healthy Quotes “Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention…” ~Anonymous “The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.” ~Robert C. Peale
  • 43. How to Eat Healthy
  • 44. Health Quotes “If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.” - Deepak Chopra
  • 45. Health Quotes The world is now dominated by hunters, from business to politics. I choose to be a farmer - for personal food security reasons; any one who feeds you owns you. Leahcim Semaj If you are not feeding yourself, you are either a child, a pet or a domesticated animal. Cptn Lamey "I've always said I want a farmer, not a hunter. Hunters go for the kill and they move on. A farmer nurtures; he watches things grow". - Eva Longoria
  • 46. Healthy Quotes “The greatest wealth is Health.” ~Unknown “True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Gordon House” ~Leahcim Semaj
  • 47. Healthy Quotes “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don‟t want, drink what you don‟t like, and do what you‟d rather not.” ~Mark Twain “To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” ~William Londen
  • 48. Healthy Quotes “A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” ~Spanish Proverb “Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~Edward Stanley
  • 49. Healthy Quotes “Health is a relationship between you and your body” ~Terri Guillemets “Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.” ~Dutch Proverb
  • 50. Eating Healthy is Not Expensive
  • 51. Health Quotes Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. – Hippocrates  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” - Hippocrates
  • 52. Herophilus
  • 53. Healthy Quotes “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor‟s book.” ~Irish Proverb “Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.” ~Napoleon I  “The „I‟ in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are „we‟.” ~Author Unknown
  • 54. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs