IELTS VOCABULARY: HEALTH TOPIC

Let’s learn vocabulary for health topic.

1. Activities that good for health:

  • go cycling
  • go to the gym
  • do yoga / pilates / tai chi
  • eat fresh fruit and vegetables
  • eat nutritious foods
  • eat healthily
  • drink a lot of water: uống nhiều nước
  • have a balanced diet:
  • Follow a healthy diet
  • Do a plenty of exercises
  • The cessation of smoking: the act of stopping smoking

2. Activities that negatively affect health:

  • Watch an excessive amount of TV
  • Lead a sedentary lifestyle
  • Eat too much fat/sugar/ salt
  • Over-eat
  • Spend excessive time sitting in front of monitor
  • To be heavily addicted to the Internet
  • Drink wine and other alcohols

3. Typical diseases and symptoms:

  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Flu
  • Diabetes
  • Stomach ache
  • Tuberculosis
  • Psychiatry
  • Malaria
  • Mild illness
  • Serious illness
  • Get a splitting headache
  • Have a heavy cough
  • Have a runny nose
  • Catch a cold
  • Sneeze
  • Feel dizzy

4. People related to health topic:

  • Doctor
  • Practitioner
  • Patient
  • Dentist
  • Nurse
  • Vegetarian
  • Nutritionist
  • Clinician
  • Gymnast
  • Psychologist
  • Pharmacist

5. Collocations gone with”health”

  • Damage/undermine your health
  • Improve/ your health
  • Good/excellent health
  • Poor/ill health
  • To be in poor health
  • To be detrimental to your health
  • To be conducive to your health
  • Mental health/ Physical health
  • Health care system
  • Health warnings

Source: Hung Hanu

 

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