Health is the physical, mental, and social well being of an individual. Physical wellness promotes proper care of your body for optimal health and functioning and includes the balance of physical activity, nutrition and mental well-being.
Mental Health and Physical Health are directly related. Poor mental health is a risk factor for developing chronic physical conditions. People with chronic physical conditions are at risk of developing poor mental health.
The lifespan of people with severe mental illness is shorter compared to the general population. This is mainly due to physical illness.