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By Luis Marín Ortiz
Your health is a state of physical and social well-being. Illnesses are health
problems that affect your body’s organs.
Health professionals and services can help us to stay healthy.
Illnesses usually have specificsymptoms, like fever, pain or coughing.
A doctor makes a diagnosis and relieve the symptoms and maybe cure the illness,
A general practitioner is a doctor who treats the most
common, everyday illnesses.
A medical specialist is a doctor who treats specific illnesses:
like cardiologist, gastroenterologist and neurologist.
People usually go to hospital if they have a emergency, they
can also go for tests and medical treatsments.
Infectious diseases are illnesses that are caused by microorganisms.
Non- infectious diseases they include allergies, malnutrition, substance abuse and
Bacteria, viruses, protozoans and fungi are common microorganisms. Some of
them are not harmful to humans, but others can cause infectious diseases.
• Viruses are
• Fungi cause
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To prevent infectious diseases, we must keep healthy lifestyle habits and follow a
schedule of vaccinations.
• Wash your hands with soap and water.
• Brush your teeth after you eat and before go to bed.
• Clean cuts to prevent infections
• Keep your pets healthy, take them to the
• Wash raw fruits and vegetables, clean with water
before you eat
• Don’t walk barefoot at public swimming pools or
eat a balanced died do regular exercise get 8-10 hours of sleep
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