7 Grade Health Vocabulary Stress Management Techniques:

7th Grade Health
Stress Management Techniques: wide spectrum of techniques and
psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's levels of stress, especially
chronic stress
Quackery: promotion of fraudulent or ignorant medical practices.
Unintentional Injury: Various Accidents. (Car, Drug Overdose Etc.)
First Aid: help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is
Relationship: the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are
connected, or the state of being connected.
Tolerance: he ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the
existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.
Diversity: the state of having people who are different races or who have
different cultures in a group or organization
Abstinence: the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something.
(Sex, Drugs, Alcohol, Etc)
Sexually Transmitted Disease: infections that can be
transmitted through sexual contact with an infected individual.
Virus: infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein
coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within
the living cells of a host.
Bacteria: microscopic living organisms, usually one-celled, that can be found
Contraception: deliberate use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent
pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse.
Sexual Assault: any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the
explicit consent of the recipient.
Dietary Guidelines: dietary recommendations from the American Heart
Association intended to improve cardiovascular health
Nutrient Dense: foods are foods that have a lot of nutrients but relatively few
Weight Management Strategies: Various techniques that can be used to monitor
weight loss or help lose weight.
Diabetes: a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or
enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood.
Body Image: the subjective picture or mental image of one's own body.
Fitness Plan: a plan to help someone improve their health and physical condition
Substance Abuse: overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance,
especially alcohol or drugs.
Over-the-Counter Medication: are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a
prescription, from a healthcare professional, as compared to prescription drugs,
which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription.
Cessation: the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.