Food and nutrition
Amount of sleep: apex
Which of these most directly impacts a person’s physical health?
The World Health Organization defines Mental Health as "... a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community" Mental health is an important part of a persons well being, and can directly effect physical health.A person who is not in good mental health conditon can many times also have issues with their physical health. Severe depression can cause actual physical ailments.
Broken bones and Respiratory Problems
When you get sick,or form an infection your body has to work overtime to fight it off.When you take a antibiotic this helps,but severely weakens the immune system.It is a slow beat down on your muscles,nerves,and bones
Physical health is a persons physiological condition, relative to 'healthy' individuals of similar age, gender, etc...; this includes all organs including your brain. While a persons mental health deals with one's psychological function and condition relative to those psychologically 'healthy'. One who is physically healthy is not always mentally healthy, and visa versa; although there usually is a positive correlation between a person's physical and psychological well being.
because low self-esteem comes from a bad diet, which is bad for a person's physical and mental/emotional health!