German Health & Self-Care VocabularyWord List & Pronunciation

Discover German health and self-care vocabulary, for wellness discussions.


Taking care of your health and well-being is essential for a happy and fulfilling life. In this blog post, we'll explore various German health and self-care vocabulary words that will help you better understand how to take care of yourself and communicate with others about health-related topics.

German Health & Self-Care Vocabulary

Body Parts Vocabulary

Let's start with some vocabulary related to body parts:

der Kopf
head
das Auge
eye
die Nase
nose
der Mund
mouth
das Ohr
ear
der Hals
neck
die Schulter
shoulder
der Arm
arm
die Hand
hand
der Rücken
back
die Brust
chest
der Bauch
stomach
das Bein
leg
der Fuß
foot

Common Health Issues Vocabulary

Next, let's learn some words for common health issues:

die Kopfschmerzen
headache
die Grippe
flu
die Erkältung
cold
das Fieber
fever
die Halsschmerzen
sore throat
der Husten
cough
die Übelkeit
nausea
die Verstauchung
sprain
die Allergie
allergy
die Erschöpfung
exhaustion

Self-Care Actions Vocabulary

Now, let's discover some words for self-care actions:

entspannen
to relax
schlafen
to sleep
meditieren
to meditate
atmen
to breathe
sport treiben
to do sports
gesund essen
to eat healthily
trinken
to drink
sich bewegen
to move
sich ausruhen
to rest
sich pflegen
to take care of oneself

Healthcare Professions Vocabulary

Lastly, let's explore some words for healthcare professions:

der Arzt / die Ärztin
doctor
der Krankenpfleger / die Krankenschwester
nurse
der Zahnarzt / die Zahnärztin
dentist
der Therapeut / die Therapeutin
therapist
der Apotheker / die Apothekerin
pharmacist
der Physiotherapeut / die Physiotherapeutin
physiotherapist

Remember, your health is important, and taking care of yourself is a key part of living a happy and fulfilling life. Use these vocabulary words to better communicate about health and self-care in German.



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