Health is the state of physical, mental and social well-being. It is not just being free from disease.
Factors can work together to affect physical and mental health. Diseases stop part of the body from working properly. A disease is a disorder that affects an organism's body, organs, tissues or cells.
Diseases can be grouped into two types:
Non-communicable diseases include:
Non-communicable diseases, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, are the leading causes of death in the world.
Other factors that can have major effects on physical and mental health include: