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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Animal Diseases And Your Health (Overview)

Pets (cats, dogs, birds, lizards, etc.), have the potential to carry diseases that can be passed to humans.


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Are there any animal diseases that can transfer to humans?

Are there any animal diseases that can transfer to humans?

Yes: Pasteurella Multocida, methicillin- resistant Staphlococcus aureus, roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms and rabies are examples. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
11 doctors shared insights

Animal Diseases And Your Health (Overview)

Pets (cats, dogs, birds, lizards, etc.), have the potential to carry diseases that can be passed to humans.


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Are mental health disorders curable?

Are mental health disorders curable?

Resolution: Typically mental health disorder are not thought of as curable. Rather, emotional issues and conflicts are usually though of as being better managed or resolved through psychotherapy/ medication as well. The symptoms, whatever they may be, ideally diminish in impact, but will always be there to a much lessened degree. Through psychotherapy one learns how to recognize triggers of emotional issues. ...Read more

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How could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

How could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Inflammation: Crohn's disease causes chronic inflammation of the bowel. If left untreated, this can cause you to malabsorb key nutrients, weight loss, diarrhea, blood in the stool, abdominal pain, bowel obstruction and even cancer (after many decades of disease). ...Read more

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How do doctors diagnose mental health disorders?

How do doctors diagnose mental health disorders?

Listen: We take a history and see if the symptoms meet the various criteria for a mental disorder. Psychologists also do psychological testing. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a mental health disorder?

Could you explain what is a mental health disorder?

Ask psychologist: Psychiatrists tend to deal with psychiatric illnesses, as we are physicians. We use many forms of treatments, depending on the illness and its cause.. If you would like a definition of a psychiatric disorder, let me know. ...Read more

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Can improving your health habits prevent all diseases?

Can improving your health habits prevent all diseases?

Improving health: habits is wonderful for preventing many diseases and illnesses. There is nothing that can ever prevent every type of disease as some causes are unknown. Eating healthy and staying active will definitely give many excellent health benefits. ...Read more

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How do doctors enhance health and resistance to disease?

How do doctors enhance health and resistance to disease?

Knowledge: Pts and drs alike need to do preventive medicine. Have one physical exam a year, get your laboratory tests. Depending your age...Ekg, mammograms, bone densities, colonoscopies, psa. There are many medications for prevention: aspirin, meds for colesterol, vaccines, calcium and vitamin d to prevent osteoporosis, multivitamins if we have poor diets. Encourage to exercise, keep ideal weight , sleep. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Can you tell me how could Crohn's disease cause ill health?

Crohn's Disase: Absolutely! there are many symptoms that can cause "ill health" including visual, skin, musculoskeletal, etc. Conditions along with intestinal problem. http://www.laendo.net/english/inflammatory-bowel-disease-88079022. ...Read more

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Are mental health disorders specific to different blood groups?

Are mental health disorders specific to different blood groups?

No.: I have not encountered any documentation of a correlation between blood type and mental health issues. One has nothing to do with the other. ...Read more