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Fat soluble: Vitamin deficiencies.Get a more detailed answer ›
Military service members and veterans face many of the same challenges as civilians, but also different issues that are related to their service. You'll find a list of diseases and conditions that are common among veterans here:
http://www. Publichealth. Va.gov/diseases-conditions. Asp, and a list of health concerns related to specifice conflicts here: http://www. Va.gov/oaa/pocketcard/unique. Asp ...Read more
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Way too broad: Unfortunately this is a question that has no answer. There is no medical condition specific to this group of individuals and thus no special warnings to give you. This is not how medicine works. It is always best to be specific about your worry; your symptoms; your specific concerns. ...Read more
Many!: See: http://www. Kyenvironmentalfoundation. Org/coal-mining-health-risks. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Top geriatric issues: Check out http://www. Healthinaging. Org/resources/resource:guide-to-geriatric-syndromes-part-i/, http://cas. Umkc. Edu/casww/topdozn. Htm, http://www. Ncoa. Org/press-room/fact-sheets/healthy-aging-fact-sheet. Html & http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/seniorshealth. Html. We often find vision & hearing loss, depression, dementia, debility & frailty, incontinence, constipation, malnutrition & more. ...Read more
Cavities, Gums top 2: Tooth decay affects more than one-fourth of U.S. Children aged 2–5 years and half of those aged 12–15 years. About half of all children and two-thirds of adolescents aged 12–19 years from lower-income families have had decay. Advanced gum disease affects 4%–12% of U.S. Adults. More than 7, 800 people, mostly older americans, die from oral and pharyngeal cancers each year. ...Read more
Prematurity: A 28 week premie will have respiratory difficulties and need artificial ventilation for a period of time. They will be unable to effectively take nutrition orally, are prone to intestinal disorders, infections, brain hemorrhages and loss of vision. NICU care of the premie has progressed tremendously, and these babies have fewer complications and usually do surprisingly well. ...Read more
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Autoimmune disease: Many patients with maysthenia have other autoimmune disorders. Autoimmune thyroid disease is common, but many other autoimmune diseases may occur. The treatment of myasthenia, particularly with steroids, may cause problems. Osteoporosis is a major problem with chronic steroid therapy. ...Read more
Binge eating: The prevalence of binge eating disorder (bed) is estimated at 1-5% of the general population -- with women comprising 60% of these, men 40%. (all types of eating disorders are more common in women, though.) bed is often associated with depression; people also feel a lot of shame about it, which can delay getting help. Bed may be more common than other eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, etc). ...Read more
In perimenopause, with no other health problems, is it common to get only 3-4 hours of sleep a night every night for years?
Yes: I have had patients tell me this, although as you already know, that's not a healthy amout of sleep. Women with insomnia need to address. Is it not falling to sleep or waking and not being able to get back to sleep. Do you exercise cardiovascularly every day for at least 30-40 min? Are you a smoker? Drinker? Coffee drinker? Sleep hygeine is a science and I'm sure you can get more zzzzz's! ...Read more
Gingivitis: I most commonly see increased gingivitis and calculus (tartar) build up. It normally is associated with insufficient oral hygiene. Often a pregnant woman is not as careful or brushing makes them feel like vomiting so they don't do it as much. You must maintain your hygiene and still see your dentist during that time. Get probs fixed that arise as well. ...Read more
More frequent visits: Periodontal disease and decay are common dental issues. If you feel that you are having a problem or problems see your dentist on a more frequent basis. The dentist may add prescription fluoride to your regimen of treatment if the water does not contain fluoride to help prevent addition caries. ...Read more
Wow, where to begin?: I'm not sure what's "not real" about autism or adhd; but, in prepubertal children, there's also anxiety, sometimes depression, & learning disabilities. After puberty, depression and anxiety increase markedly, as do eating disorders, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. Not counting adhd (8-10% of the population), in any one year, serious other illness affect about 10-12% of the child population. ...Read more
Are this many complications common after open heart surgery? My dad, 69 years old--overweight but no other health problems other than heart. 11 days ago had triple bypass, aortic valve replacement, and block for afib. Two hours after surgery needed anot
I: I am so sorry that your dad and your family are having to go through this. As you know, that is an extremely major surgery. Triple bypass with aortic valve replacement and procedure for atrial fibrillation is extremely extensive surgery. Factors that can affect the surgery and outcome include the condition of the patient prior to surgery, age, kidney function prior to surgery, and the condition of the heart prior to surgery. Keep an open line of communication with the doctor and nursing staff so that your family's questions can be answered to your satisfaction. I wish the best for your father. ...Read more
I am in need of a gynecology. I have Select Health Community Care. My problem is that I have an outstanding bill from 2008 I have no income from SSI?
Planned Parenthood..: Go to Planned Parenthood, they offer free gynecological services. ...Read more
Can you please explain why heart disease is both a personal health problem and community health problem?
Heart disease: Because it is a life problem for the individual and a huge drain on community resources. ...Read more
Do I have to face any health problems if I marry a person who s younger than me by 2 months with 52kg, 6feet looking very lean n born in 8th month only?
?: Not sure of your question. Marrying someone younger is ok and should not affect your health ...Read more
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