Self-Care & Prevention
A key aspect of health is taking preventive measures to keep yourself safe and well.
Prevention and self-care start at home. Pay attention to your physical health and take appropriate steps to address symptoms or complaints as they arise.
Self-care and prevention also include wise use of healthcare resources. Know when you should see a healthcare provider. Get the necessary healthcare, including regular healthcare checkups and recommended healthcare screenings.
In addition, prevention includes a wide range of lifestyle choices. Each day you make thousands of decisions. Each one may seem insignificant, but over time, the choices you make and the risks you take all impact your health.
This section focuses on the behaviors and preventive care actions you can incorporate into your daily activities. Give yourself the opportunity for wellness.