Health - Uplift North Hills Prep

It is the combination of
physical, mental/emotional,
and social well-being
An overall state of well-being,
or total health
 Physical- how well you body functions
 Mental/emotional- your feelings about yourself, how well you meet the demands of
daily life, and your ability to process information
 Social-the way you get along with others
 Heredity
 Environment- physical & social
 Culture
 Attitude
 Behavior
 Media
 Technology
 Four members per group
 PSA must be 4 minutes long, each group member speaks for one minute on chosen
 Presentation must have visuals aids
 Each group member must write a 3 page paper on the chosen topic
 Paper must be MLA writing format (work cited, bibliography, etc.)
 Rough Draft due March 25th, doesn't matter if its an A Day or B Day you MUST turn it
 PSA due April 6th B Day and April 7th A Day
 Athletes vs. Frats; who binge drinks more?
 Is marijuana really a drug or not?
 Why are you so thin; is eating disorders just a fad?
 How can you say you love me and still hit me; does teen
dating violence exist?
 Is bullying a cry for help?
 An extreme harmful eating behavior that can cause
serious illness or death
 Can be brought on by mental or emotional factors
such as poor body image, social and family
pressures, and perfectionism
 90% of those with eating disorders are women, ages
ranging from 16-18 years old
 Professional medical and psychological help
Anorexia nervosa- the irrational fear of being
obese results in severe weight loss and selfimposed starvation
Bulimia nervosa- form of purging or clearing
the digestive tract follows cycles of overeating
Binge eating- characterized by compulsive
 Drastic reduction of body fat may cause women to stop menstruating
 Loss of bone density
 Low blood pressure
 Low body temp
 Slowed metabolism
 Reduction in organ size
 Develop heart problems
 Dehydration
 Kidney damage
 Irregular heartbeat
 Destroys tooth enamel
 Tooth decay
 Damages tissues of the stomach, esophagus, and mouth
 Unhealthful weight gain
 Type 2 diabetes
 Heart disease
 Stroke
 Gall bladder problems
 High blood pressure
 High cholesterol
 Certain types of cancer