1. From developing the family tree of the three generations I learned a lot about them. My parents were the source of this information about the three generations. I didn’t really know much about them. Based on my gathered information from my parents I think that my information is accurate. The reason why I didn’t ask my other relatives is because they live abroad and also because I don’t get along with some of my relatives. I was really satisfied with the results that I got from my parents. 2. From my dad’s side I found out that my grandfather had high blood pressure that resulted in sudden heart attack.
I also found out that my grandmother was diagnosed with high blood pressure, Diabetes, and also Breast Cancer. From my mom’s side her dad had high blood pressure and also Gout. My mom’s mom also has diabetes and high blood pressure. From looking at all these illnesses I see high blood pressure in my 3. The health condition that most likely to show up in the family is due to air pollution. It’s because the environment where my family used to live in. India is a really populated and also polluted country where it is a great risk to the population to inherit the polluted gases which causes air pollution.
So asthma is one of the main illness in my 4. I know that high blood pressure is the main illness in my family. The specific health change that I want to make in my family is the blood pressure. I will do it by cutting down on salt and fatty foods like Ghee. I want my family to cut down on the consumption of high cholesterol foods. 5. This assignment made me learn more about my family background and the health risks that evolve around my family. I also learned a lot about how I can make changes in my family because my family has a history of high blood pressure and diabetes.