Health- la salud

My major is public health and one of my professors and classmates are going to Puerto Rico to learn about their health care system and participate in a service project. Here is some helpful vocabulary that relates to health.

Illness- la enfermedad

astma el asma measles El sarampión
cold El resfiado Heart attack El ataque cardiaco
flu La gripe virus El virus
cough La tos epilepsy La epilepsia
sneeze El estornudo mumps Las paperas
stroke La aploejía Chicken pox La varicela
diabetes La diabetes
allergy La alergia

 

I need to see a doctor Necesito ver a un doctor.
It hurts here Me duele aquí.
Can you help? Me puede ayudar?
Do you know first aid? Sabe primeros auxillos?
Hospital el hospital

 

Psychotherapy- la psicoterapia

Stress- el estrés

 

Healthy Foods & Places to Buy Food

Grocery store- los abarrotes

Health food store- la tienda naturista

Groceries- la compra

Vegtables- los venduras

Fruits- las frutas

La vendulería- produce stand

 

Unhealthy Foods that Cause Health Issues

La comida rápida- fast food

Potato chips- las papas fritas

Confectionary- los dulces

 

Unhealthy Habits that Cause Lung Cancer

Smoking- fumar

Tobacco- el Tabaco

Cigarettes- los cigarros

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