Potential Health Issues

There are a many health issues common with different people across the globe. The most common to effect health and life are diseases.

Non-communicable Disease

Approximately 35 million people worldwide die each year from non-communicable disease. Some of the most common of these are cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and chronic lung diseases.

Communicable Disease

Communicable diseases include both viral and bacterial, AIDS/HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria are the most common diseases contributing to millions of deaths every year.


Malnutrition causes death or contributes to other health problems. Your children are one of the largest groups affected by malnutrition. Studies show that as many as 8 million children under the age of 6 die from malnutrition each year.


Bodily injuries are also a common health issue worldwide. These injuries, including broken bones, fractures, and burns can reduce a person’s quality of life or can cause fatalities including infections that resulted from the injury or the severity injury in general (Moffett, 2013).


Some contributing factors to poor health are poor lifestyle choices. These include smoking cigarettes, heavy alcohol use and drug use. This would also include a poor diet choices, whether it is overeating or unhealthy food choices. Both body and oral hygiene can even be a factor in one’s overall health.

Lack of Activity

Inactivity can contribute to many health issues.


There are also genetic disorders that are inherited by the person and can vary in how much they affect the person and when they surface (2013).

Medical and Health Care Access

Many people lack the ability to get the assistance needed to prevent many of these issues. The world population without access to quality health care may be as high as 20%.

-Some of the content above provided by Wikipedia