Survival Kit For Life

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Survival Kit For Life

  1. 1. Survival kit for life Series SUMMARY OF HEALTH TALKS
  2. 2. LIFESTYLE <ul><li>Your lifestyle affects your Health and is determined by your : </li></ul><ul><li>DIET </li></ul><ul><li>EXERCISE </li></ul><ul><li>RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul><ul><li>THOUGHTS/ STRESS </li></ul><ul><li>WORK - LIFE BALANCE </li></ul>
  3. 3. LEADING CAUSES OF PREVENTABLE DEATHS <ul><li>HEART DISEAES </li></ul><ul><li>CANCERS </li></ul><ul><li>CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES </li></ul><ul><li>HIV/AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>ACCIDENTAL DEATHS </li></ul><ul><li>DIABETES </li></ul>
  4. 4. PREVENTABLE RISK FACTORS <ul><li>Tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Overweight </li></ul><ul><li>Stress </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hypertension <ul><li>Blood pressure >140/90 </li></ul><ul><li>Check your blood pressure especially>35 years </li></ul><ul><li>If on Medication take it diligently </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Diet </li></ul>
  6. 6. HIV/AIDS <ul><li>Spread mainly through sex </li></ul><ul><li>Spreading rapidly </li></ul><ul><li>We are all at risk </li></ul><ul><li>Stick to your partner </li></ul><ul><li>Practice abstension </li></ul>
  7. 7. OBESITY Malnutrition- Epidemic proportions Obesity –Overweight – Normal weight Normal weight –Under weight –Anorexia BMI =BODY MASS INDEX Weight (Kilograms) Height (meters)X Height (meters) BMI = 20 – 25 >25 = Overweight >30 = OBESITY <20 is Underweight <17.5 is Anorexia Nervosa BMI of church tells health of nation
  8. 8. CANCERS <ul><li>Poor diet </li></ul><ul><li>No exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Animal fat </li></ul><ul><li>There is still a lot that can be done </li></ul>
  9. 9. SUGAR <ul><li>Not an innocent food substance </li></ul><ul><li>Affects the immune system </li></ul><ul><li>Causes obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Tooth decay </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperactive children </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul>
  10. 10. Sickle cell disease <ul><li>Check with your partner before marriage </li></ul><ul><li>It can be managed effectively in a supportive enviroment </li></ul>
  11. 12. NEWSTART <ul><li>NUTRITION </li></ul><ul><li>EXERCISE </li></ul><ul><li>WATER </li></ul><ul><li>SUNLIGHT </li></ul><ul><li>TEMPERANCE </li></ul><ul><li>AIR- FRESH </li></ul><ul><li>REST </li></ul><ul><li>TRUST IN GOD </li></ul>

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