Outline of health

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health:

Health – functional and metabolic efficiency of an organism. It is the ability to live long, function well (physically and mentally), and prosper.

Essence of personal healthEdit

  • Homeostasis – property of a system in which variables are regulated so that internal conditions remain stable and relatively constant. Examples of homeostasis include the regulation of temperature and the balance between acidity and alkalinity (pH).
  • Immunity
  • Life – characteristic distinguishing physical entities having biological processes (such as signaling and self-sustaining processes) from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased (death), or because they lack such functions and are classified as inanimate.
  • Mental health
  • Physical fitness
  • Survivability of the individual
  • Wellness

Reproductive healthEdit

Reproductive health

Poor healthEdit


Absence of healthEdit

  • Death – termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

Health maintenanceEdit

Personal health maintenanceEdit


Health maintenance of the massesEdit

Health care

Health care industryEdit

Health care industry

Public healthEdit

Public health

Health scienceEdit

Health science

History of healthEdit

Health educationEdit

Medical educationEdit

Health professionalsEdit

Medical schools and collegesEdit


Country specificEdit

See alsoEdit

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