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stephkim's picture

what is health

I think that health is relative to each person. Someone may smoke two packs a day, but consider themselves psychologically/mentally healthy, while someone with bipolar disorder can consider themselves physically healthy.

Health can be divided up into so many categories that the question of being healthy isn't a yes or no answer. Ultimately, I think it comes down to someone determining health for themselves. If they consider themselves happy with what and how they are, they're healthy, but just in one way. A doctor, of course, could have a second opinion.

No one can be 100% healthy. I feel that humans work towards being as healthy as possible, but potentially, it is almost impossible to satisfy health in all parts of your body.

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