Posts Tagged “person”

Obesity

Obesity Obesity is defined as being 20% for men and 25% for women over the maximum desired weight for their height. If a person is more than 100 pounds overweight, they are described as being morbidly obese. This condition is also defined as a body mass index (BMI) over 30 kg/m2. There are three types of fat distribution: android, gynoid and those who don't fit in the two previous types. Read more

Influenza

Influenza Virus The Influenza virus is a viral infection that affects the respiratory tract. It is highly contagious and is spread from person to person through sneezes, coughs and casual contact. There are usually certain times of the year when this ailment is more prevalent. It would be wrong to suggest that any herbal remedy could cure this serious ailment, but what can be done is to Read more

Hysteria

Hysteria Hysteria is a neurological condition that causes emotional disturbances of one form or another. People suffering may have unexplained fears, loss of self control, depression, seizures and other problems. The problem usually manifests during the teen years or early adulthood, and some types are more commonly seen in women. Symptoms Symptoms of an impending attack may include heavy breathing, Read more

Gray Hair

Gray Hair As a person ages, gray hair is a natural occurrence and is nothing to worry unduly about. This article is more relevant for people that are experiencing premature graying of the hair, especially when it happens to young people. Color in hair is from melanin pigment. Absence of this pigment results in white hair. Symptoms Symptoms may include loss of color in the hair, dry hair and hair Read more

Genital Warts

Genital Warts Genital warts are raised bumpy clumps that grow in the genital region. The clumps resemble a cauliflower. The virus that causes the warts may be carried by people who do not have visible signs of warts themselves. Symptoms Not everyone who has the virus that causes genital warts has signs or symptoms. Sometimes the virus can be detected with tests. Some people may have painless Read more

Bed Sores

Bed Sores Bed sores afflict many who are bedridden, in a coma or immobilized for a length of time. Remaining in the same position for a long period of time cuts off the blood supply to the skin, leaving it vulnerable to bedsores. Pressure sores, trophic ulcers and decubitus ulcers are alternative names for the condition. Symptoms If a person is immobilized for any reason, bed sores may Read more

Amnesia

Amnesia Amnesia includes partial or full memory loss. Some people recover their memories, others don't. Temporary memory loss is usually referred to as this condition. There are two different types of memory loss, anterograde and retrograde. A person with anterograde loss refers to some who cannot be trained for anything new. A person with retrograde loss completely forgets all events in the past. Read more

Amnesia

Amnesia Amnesia includes partial or full memory loss. Some people recover their memories, others don't. Temporary memory loss is usually referred to as this condition. There are two different types of memory loss, anterograde and retrograde. A person with anterograde loss refers to some who cannot be trained for anything new. A person with retrograde loss completely forgets all events Read more

Addiction Treatment

Addiction Treatment Correct addiction treatment, in the context that we are describing it here, requires that the physical and/or psychological dependence upon a substance, whether it is a drug, alcohol or other substance, is correctly identified and treated accordingly. The person may truly desire to be free of the dependence, but a craving makes it very difficult to break away from the Read more