When it comes to personal health care, you need to make a number of decisions, and those decisions are usually based on how a lifestyle you lead. Interestingly, the more active a person is the less they worry about health care and the less active they are the more they worry. Also, the more children one has the more they worry about it as well. The best decision is ultimately a middle road, and one that includes a lot of preventative measures as well. It helps that a simple cup of tea can help as well as having a simple first aid kit.
Obviously an active lifestyle requires living with a bit more risk than a more passive one, but the very risk mitigates a lot of the potential issues. By being more active, by doing something as simple as going to a gym every so often and taking part in exercise, the bones and muscles are stronger and more flexible which helps a person deal with injuries better. Coupled with a decent diet and taking basic precautions, such as a helmet while biking, and the person is better able to shrug off diseases that a more passive lifestyle would have issues with.
Conversely a more passive lifestyle virtually ensures that a person will need to deal with a number of problems and can actually lead to a number of problems; it is hard to stave off obesity, for example, when one does not exercise and even refuses to do more than pay lip service to a given diet. The body needs at least some exercise to keep the blood pumping, and without it the metabolism slows up creating potential problems. A person living a passive lifestyle needs to become more active, more interested in his own life, in order to live a healthy one.
This also means that a person must take a more pro-active stance when it comes to his own health care as well. Drinking tea can be a major step in the right direction given the combination of vitamins in the drink. Depending on a first aid kit rather than emergency room service for minor ills and injuries works as well because it means that you are ready for accidents when they happen rather than letting others make that decision for you. In short, you need to make the decisions regarding your own health care and not let others dictate them so that you can make sure that your are taken care of, and no one does that as well as you do.