CheckPoint-Health Decisions and the Biopsychosocial Model-week#1-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

CheckPoint-Health Decisions and the Biopsychosocial Model-week#1-Gabrielle Jeffcoat

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CheckPoint-Health Decisions and the Biopsychosocial Model-week#1-Gabrielle Jeffcoat CheckPoint: Health Decisions and the Biopsychosocial Model How do factors in the biopsychosocial model operate when you make a decision that affects your health? Think of examples of when you made either good or poor decisions. The health consequences of your decisions can be minor or major. • Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] • Discuss examples of health decisions from your own experiences as you respond to the following in 250 to 300 words: 1- Describe an example of how biological factors influenced a decision you made, and how the decision impacted your health. Biological factors include physical conditions you have either inherited or developed over time. Sample response: Heart disease runs in my family. When I turned 21, I decided to speak with my doctor about what I could do to control my risk. She provided me with Web links to help me tailor my diet and exercise to help lower my risk of getting sick, and she scheduled regular blood tests to help monitor cholesterol. The decision to see my doctor and stick with her advice will help me live a longer, healthier life. 1A- As a child weight was an issue. Both of my parents have weight problems in their family. No matter how well the family ate there was always the issue of being over weight. At 28 a change needed to be made. I was starting to have health problems. My stomach had pain and my blood sugar was high. This was
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