Essay on Health Is A State Of Optimal Well Being

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Introduction
Mind and body works in harmony with each other to maintain the balance of mental and physical health is what Hippocrates stated. He has been famous as the father of medicine and even today every person in the medical field is required to take “Hippocratic Oath”. While talking about personal health it has many factors to be considered, it is much more than just the diseases and its cures. Personal health is the state where you are at your finest peak with best of physical and mental state. It is stated by the World Health Organization, "Health is more than the absence of disease. Health is a state of optimal well-being." According to American Holistic Health Association there are 4 aspects that are involved in the whole of human health, Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual. These 4 aspects are integrated with each other and change in one can have an effect on the other. There has been a lot of ongoing research on these 4 aspects of health and the new breakthroughs, which shows that we can use this mind-body interrelationship to heal the physical injuries and pain in the human body. Nearly every major medical premises include their personal therapy center. (bravewell.org) Medicines and treatments are not enough to heal human illness and injuries. Healing power of faith and prayer plays a significant role in cures. As of 2014, according to the Christian Medical & Dental Associations there are approximately 82% of the United States population believes that…

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