ⓘ Outline of health. The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health: Health – functional and metabolic efficiency of an organism. ..

                                     

ⓘ Outline of health

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.

                                     

1. Essence of personal health

  • Immunity
  • Mental health
  • 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.
  • Physical fitness
  • Survivability of the individual
  • 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.
  • Wellness
                                     

1.1. Essence of personal health Poor health

Illness

  • Muscle weakness
  • Mental disorder
  • Injury
  • Susceptibility to the above
  • Disease
  • Disability
                                     

1.2. Essence of personal health Absence of health

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

2. Health maintenance

Personal health maintenance

Self-care

  • Exercise
  • Weight loss
  • Smoking cessation Quitting smoking
  • Positive mental attitude
  • Stress management
  • Healthy diet
  • Vitamins
  • Nutrients
  • Life extension
  • Nutrition
  • General Fitness Training
  • Hygiene
  • Nootropics
  • Self-medication
  • Sleep hygiene

Public health

Public health

  • Health observatory
  • Global health
  • World Health Organization
  • Category:Health ministries

Health science

Health science

  • Medicine
  • Sleep
  • Disease
  • Stress
  • 10/90 gap
                                     

3. History of health

  • History of public health
  • History of occupational health
  • History of antiretroviral therapy
  • History of the health care industry
  • History of avian influenza
  • Establishment of the World Health Organization
  • History of anthrax
  • History of environmental health
  • History of drug resistance
  • History of genetics
  • History of health care reform
  • History of medicine
  • Life expectancy over human history
  • History of cholera
  • History of HIV
  • History of pharmaceutical industry
  • History of toxicology
  • History of cancer
                                     

4. Health professionals

  • List of clinical psychologists
  • List of pathologists
  • List of physicians
  • List of immunologists
  • List of psychiatrists
  • List of dentists
  • List of pharmacists
  • List of members of the National Academy of Sciences Physiology and pharmacology
  • List of people in alternative medicine
  • List of nurses
  • List of members of the National Academy of Sciences
  • List of figures in psychiatry
  • List of neurologists
  • List of fictional medical examiners
  • List of members of the National Academy of Sciences Psychology
  • List of members of the National Academy of Sciences Medical physiology and metabolism
  • List of dermatologists
  • List of Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine
  • List of psychologists on postage stamps
  • List of psychologists


                                     

5. Medical schools and colleges

General

  • List of osteopathic colleges
  • List of optometry schools
  • List of pharmacy schools
  • List of medical schools
  • List of Seventh-day Adventist medical schools

Country specific

  • List of dental schools in Australia
  • List of colleges of nursing in the Philippines
  • List of medical schools in Egypt
  • List of medical schools in the United Kingdom
  • List of medical colleges in Bangladesh
  • List of historical medical schools in the United Kingdom
  • List of medical schools in Canada
  • List of dental schools in the United Kingdom
  • List of medical colleges in Rajasthan
  • List of medical colleges in India
  • List of medical schools in Syria
  • List of medical schools in Australia
  • List of medical schools in the United States
  • List of dental schools in the United States
  • List of pharmacy schools in the United Kingdom
  • List of medical specialty colleges in the United States