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By David E. Newton, Donna Olendorf, Christine Jeryan, Karen Boyden

What is post-traumatic rigidity illness? What are the indicators of carpal tunnel syndrome? scholars will research the factors, signs, diagnoses, exams, remedies and prognoses of greater than one hundred forty illnesses with Sick! greater than 240 images increase the textual content -- together with 4 colour inserts --while sidebars offer biographies of medical professionals and scientists affiliated with the illnesses; threat components; preventative measures; and uncomplicated facts. A ''Words to Know'' part and topic index also are incorporated. many of the illnesses, problems and accidents coated in Sick! contain:

  • obtained Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  • bronchial asthma
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Creutzfeldt-Jacob ailment
  • melancholy
  • Dyslexia
  • consuming problems
  • Eningitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Leukemia
  • Lyme affliction
  • Migraine complications
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis
  • Panic ailment
  • publish annoying tension affliction
  • Sprain/Strain
  • Salmonellosis
  • Seasonal affective illness
  • Sickle cellphone Anemia


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They may also experience personality changes and lose the ability to interact with other people socially. addiction Addicts may have trouble staying in school or holding a job. If they do hold a job, they may pose a certain risk to their co-workers, to their customers, and to any individuals with whom they interact. For example, a truck driver who is addicted to alcohol may pose a serious safety threat to other drivers on the road. Addiction is also responsible for a host of societal problems. Because many addictions are very expensive, addicts may turn to crime in order to get the money they need.

Tolerance: The ability of a body to endure a certain amount of a substance that had previously been too much for it to tolerate. Tonic phase: The stage of a grand mal seizure in which muscles become rigid and fixed. Tonometer: A device used to measure intraocular pressure in the eyeball. Tonsillectomy: A surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils: Oval-shaped masses of lymph gland tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat. Toxic dilation of the colon: An expansion of the colon that may be caused by inflammation due to ulcerative colitis.

1994 Joseph R. D. ) 10 Sick! Diseases and Disorders, Injuries and Infections change as they win a jackpot or make another sexual conquest. Over time, body chemistry may demand repetition of the activities that produced this level of excitement. addiction People can also become psychologically addicted to substances and activities. That is, the substance or activity makes them feel happy, more selfconfident, or better in some other way. In order to keep experiencing these feelings, they believe they must continue to use the substance or activity that gave them these feelings.

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