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Is ringworm caused by a lack of cleanliness?

Is ringworm caused by a lack of cleanliness?

No: It occurs when one or more spores of a fungus take root in the surface of your skin.These spores can be found in the soil, on animals or humans.The can pass trough direct contact with the spores, or gained through contact wit contaminated garments,etc. ...Read more

Malnutrition (Definition)

Refers to the individual that receives either too few nutrients, too many nutrients, an imbalance of nutrients, or due to comorbidities or underlying inherited or acquired diseases, an under or ...Read more


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Can twitching throughout the body be caused by poor circulation?

Can twitching throughout the body be caused by poor circulation?

In addition:: to vitamin, electrolyte, calcium and magnesium deficiencies, generalized twitching can be a manifestation of stress, tension, anxiety, drug/alcohol use/abuse, exhaustion, lack of sleep/insomnia and or thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Is poor nutrition over time caused by not eating healthy food?

Is poor nutrition over time caused by not eating healthy food?

Yes: that is one cause, another cause is a problem with absorbing food. A third cause is a problem with metabolizing the right food. So for example, a person with inflammation of the gut, may eat healthy foods and not absorb them due to inflammation in the intestines. Celiac and Crohns are two examples, and can be tested for. ...Read more

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Is this 'lack of energy' caused by diet or exercise?

Is this 'lack of energy' caused by diet or exercise?

Poor diet?: It's hard to say without knowing if your diet is well balanced. If you're not getting enough protein you may feel tired. Exercise usually makes a person feel more energetic. If your lack of energy continues see your doctor. You might want to keep a food diary for 3 days so your doctor can see what you're eating. ...Read more

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Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Diseases caused by lack of proper nutririon?

Pretty much anything: These range from inflammatory conditions to autoimmune to cardiovascular to mental health. The evidence is growing. Eat your vegetables, fruits, whole grains (unless gluten sensitive), a little lean animal protein. No junk. The younger you start, the better. Find an anti-inflammatory food pyramid: http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02995/dr-weil-anti-inflammatory-food-pyramid.Html good question! ...Read more

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Is itching caused by stress?

Is itching caused by stress?

Among many other...: The skin is the most sensory innervated organ in the body. Among the many causes of itching, stress could be a factor, but it is often some very minor sensation that causes a brief itch, and then one scratches and that causes more itching....Dry skin, allergy to almost anything that touches the skin, or is inhaled will set off a response that allows mast and other cells to release histamines. Itch. ...Read more

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Is amenorrhea caused by eating habits or being underweight?

Is amenorrhea caused by eating habits or being underweight?

If significant loss: Lack of menses when previously established (secondary amenorrhea) can result from many causes including depression, rapid change in weight (excess or loss) and various endocrine causes such as hypothyroidism, pcos (and of course pregnancy) . If your eating habits is very selective and poor resulting in significant decrease in body mass index (bmi), then your menses may become erratic and spotty. ...Read more

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What is the diseases caused by the lack of proper nutrition?

What is the diseases caused by the lack of proper nutrition?

Too many to list: vitamin d deficiency alone can cause depression, poor bone formation, fatigue. Sever inadequate vitamin A intake can cause night blindness and visual problems. Patients who dont get enough iron, may feel tired and weak from anemia. The list goes on.... there are also examples of poor protein intake, or undercalorie intake as in anorexics- the best is moderation, variety and balance in what you eat ...Read more

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What infections are caused by poor hygiene?

What infections are caused by poor hygiene?

Nonspecific : That is a very vague question and a very difficult one to answer. In general having poor hygiene exposes all of your body to more bacteria which could lead to more frequent infections. ...Read more

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Name and explain three diseases caused by lack of proper nutrition?

Name and explain three diseases caused by lack of proper nutrition?

Is this ur Homework?: LOL...This looks like someone is trying to get 546 doctors to do somebody's homework... LOL. You have some good answers listed here already but I will add one from ophthalmology. Blindness can come from lack of nutrition. Vitamins and antioxidants help all of us... What are you taking ...Read more

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Can tiredness be caused by poor digestion?

Can tiredness be caused by poor digestion?

Fatigue can be: Caused by many things, only one of which is poor digestion. Diet, blood sugar, hormones, stress, are also potential factors. Please see your doc for an exam and if digestion is an issue he/she can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

Can body odor be caused by eating spicy foods?

See below: Pepper spices generally don't but several other "spices" do. Turmeric is one major one. Cumin can too. But if you practice good hygiene and use deodorant, you should be ok. That shouldn't stop you from consuming them though. Turmeric, for example, is excellent for health. It's been shown even in western research to fight cancer and infections. ...Read more

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Is poor sperm motility caused by genetics or environmental factors?

Is poor sperm motility caused by genetics or environmental factors?

Both: Both are possibilities. Your fertility specialist can run special studies on sperm called DNA fragmentation and, depending on sperm count, may also do chromosome studies. ...Read more

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Is chronic liver disease usually caused by alcoholism and poor diet?

Is chronic liver disease usually caused by alcoholism and poor diet?

Liver disease: There are many causes of liver disease; alcohol is just one of them. Infectious agents for example, can cause problems such as hepatitis a, b, and or c. A chronically fat liver can also cause problems for the patient long-term. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Poor Nutrition (Definition)

Poor nutrition or malnutrition occurs when the body has insufficient intake, too much intake that is not healthy or when the diet is poorly balanced . Malnutrition can be the result of poor ...Read more


Dr. Alan Heldman
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Poor Eating (Definition)

Poor eating = Unhealthy eating habits that fail to meet the body's nutritional needs. Examples are eating too much or a diet that is ...Read more