A person’s health is of utmost importance to him or her. Health is basically defined as the complete and definitive mental, physical and social well-being of a human being. Being in good health simply means that the person is free from any disease and is in good shape. The World Health Organization has stated that a healthy person must fit perfectly in all three aspects that have been mentioned above; physical, mental and social. This trio is sometimes also called the health triangle. According to diagnosticians, there are a few critical and key factors that determine whether a person is healthy or in a same mind. A few of those key factors include, firstly a person’s biological health, the person’s development as a child, the social and external environment the person grew up in, education, income, literacy, lifestyle, social networks of the person, the culture the person lives in and personal health practices conducted by the person in the form of exercise, diet, yoga, training or any other physical activity undertaken to keep the person fit.
One can maintain health at a very personal level so as to escape from the many deadly diseases found. The first and most important thing that comes into consideration is a person’s personal hygiene. If one doesn’t keep oneself clean, by bathing on a regular basis, brushing teeth, washing hands, keeping the environment they live in clean and basically avoiding anything that could harm their body, they are bound to fall sick. Health is a very critical matter, since your health makes or breaks you. A healthy person has all the happiness in the world, but a sick person is dependent on others to provide him or her with basic care, which leads to mental instability as well.
Your health also depends greatly on the relationships that you have, meaning how strongly intact your social life is. If all your relationships are going well and you do not have social interactions issues i.e. mingling with others, having a group of people sharing similar interests, this shows that you are in good mental health. If a person shows deteriorating social relationships, this shows that the person is unstable and has self esteem issues, which can lead to development of mental illnesses such as depression, alienation and stress. Your biological health is directly related to your mental and social health, since stress has been known to cause a number of biological diseases.