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Your health is a state of physical, mental
and social well-being. Illnesses are health
problems that affect your body´s organs.
Health professionals and services can help us to stay
A general practioner is a doctor who treats the most
common, everyday illnesses.
A medical specialist is a doctor who treats specific
illnesses or parts of the body. For example a dentist.
People usually go to hospital if they have
a medical emergency. They can also go
there for tests and medicals treatments.
Illnesses usually A doctor The proper
have symptoms, makes a treatment can
like fever, pain or diagnosis. relieve the
coughing. symtoms and
cure the illnes.
Infectius diseases are caused by
Non-infectius diseases include allergies, obesity,
malnutrition, substance abuse and mental
Bacteria, viruses, protozoans and fungui are
common microorganism. Some of them are
not harmful to humans, but others can cause
Can cause tuberculosis, tetanus or
salmonellosis. We can trat some bacterial
infections with antibiotics.
Cause flu, measles, rubella and AIDS. We can
treats some of these infections with antiviral
Can cause malaria and cholera.
Cause diseases of the skin, hair and nails.
By personal contact.
By contact with contaminated objects.
By animal carries.
By consuption of contaminated food.
By comsuption of contaminated water.
To prevent infectous diseases, we must keep
healthy lifestylehabits and follow a schedule of
Wash your hands.
Brush your teeth.
Keep your pets healthy.
Wash raw fruits and vegetables.
Don´t walk barefoot at public swimming pools or gyms.
A vaccine is a subtance that contains weak or
dead microorganisms. These
microorganismsm can´t make you ill, but they
help your body to resist the same disease in
Your body notices them and produces special
substances called antibodies.
Eat a balanced diet.
Do regular exercise.
Get 8-10 hours of sleep every night.
Follow road safety rules.
Acept and respect yourself, expres your feelings
Accept and respect other people.