Midway College Online
Thank you for taking an interest in this Healthy Helpful How to Guide on better health. It was created by a group of Midway College Online Medical Assisting student’s that are also members of the AMT Student Society. The purpose is to help inform individuals on the importance of having a healthy life. This how to guide provides steps to check for Breast Cancer, how to perform CPR on infants as well as adults and how to perform a self-exam to check for Testicular Cancer.
Although this guide covers a few helpful and handy tips, overall health is very important to stay on top of. Eating the right foods, nutrients, and exercising daily (at least 30 minutes) are also important. Better health all begins with a having knowledge on how to stay on a healthy lifestyle routine. By practicing good hygiene, your overall health will improve. Hand washing is the single most important thing a person can do to protect themselves from diseases and to help aid in infection control. A very important thing a person can do to maintain a healthy life is to attend all regular doctor appointments and checkups. Kicking bad habits such as smoking, alcohol use, tobacco use, drug use, and poor eating habits will also improve a person's health dramatically.
While physical health is important, it is also vital to not forget our emotional and mental health. Making sure to manage stress levels, have meaningful relationships with family or friends, and finding enjoyable activities are all great ways to nourish our emotional and mental health. Emotional and mental health are many times a forgotten aspect of monitoring ways to stay healthy but are an essential piece of the puzzle to achieving optimal health.
Safety skills are also key components of good health. A few to adhere to include avoiding injury by wearing seat belts and bike helmets if you ride a bike, using smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in the home, and using street smarts when walking alone. It is also important to prevent sexually transmitted disease and HIV/AIDS by using condoms every time you have sexual contact. Stay out of the sun, especially between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. when the sun's harmful rays are strongest. You are not protected if it is cloudy or if you are in the water, the harmful rays pass through both. Use a broad spectrum sunscreen that guards against both UVA and UVB rays, with a SPF of 30 or higher. Individuals can also select sunglasses that block 99 to 100 percent of the sun's rays.
Great health will easily be achieved if small steps are taking effectively. We, the Distant AMT Student Society, would like to thank you again for the interest in this healthy helpful how to guide. We have enjoyed the experience and time creating this, giving YOU, the viewers, a helpful look into beginning of a healthier lifestyle!
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