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Possibilities of health psychology?

Possibilities of health psychology?

Health psychologists: Work in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and are consulted to help patients and their doctors better understand both psychological antecedents that exacerbate disease, as well as the psychological effects illness has on the patient, and offers ways to mitigate both in order to improve prognosis, well-being and overall quality of life. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of systemic health conditions?

What are the symptoms of systemic health conditions?

Need more info: Depends on the system with the disease. Respiratory / cardiac / vascular / musculo-skeletal / immune / neurologic / endocrinologic / etc.? Need more specific question as to which systemic condition. ...Read more

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List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

List of noncommercial sites related to health fitness and exercise?

CDC web site: Go to the cdc web site: www.Cdc.Gov for information about national guidelines on fitness and exercise for children, adults, older adults, and pregnant women. Also go to exercise is medicine: http://exerciseismedicine.Org/public.Htm for videos, other resources, and info on exercise for people with disabilities. ...Read more

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What are the medical definitions of social health?

Social health: social health = amount & quality of interaction an individual has with their community. ...Read more

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What are common mental health problems of the obese?

What are common mental health problems of the obese?

Low self esteem , de: Obesity sepially by women can lead to low self esteem and depression. And since all psych medications can have the risk for weight gain , many r not compliant with it or even refuse to take it. Therapy iis very important. ...Read more

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What social problems are linked to health issues?

What social problems are linked to health issues?

Depends: How disease is viewed depends on time, society and context. Usually, higher socio-economic status correlates with better access to healthcare. For example, diabetes in poor areas might be associated with poor access to healthful foods and education, while in affluent areas, might be due to sedentary life-style and overindulgence. ...Read more

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What short- and long-term health conditions are direct consequences of the obesity epidemic?

What short- and long-term health conditions are direct consequences of the obesity epidemic?

Consequences : The consequences of being obese include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, heart disease, heartburn, bone and joint disease, hormone imbalances, and having a shorter lifespan. Obesity is the #2 preventable cause of death in the us (smoking is #1). The avg life span has been going up steadily over the past 100yrs, but has stopped and may go down because of obesity. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of women's sexual health issues related to diabetes?

What are some of the symptoms of women's sexual health issues related to diabetes?

Decreased libido: The biggest sexual concerns of women with diabetes include decreased libido and increased risk of uti's and yeast infections, which can make intercourse painful. Good glucose control will decrease these risks as well as frequent checkups for diabetes and well woman exams. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the health consequences of autoimmune diseases?

Can you please describe the health consequences of autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune diseases : In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white cells , platelets etc. ...Read more

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What are the complications of Mental Health?

What are the complications of Mental Health?

Great question: What are the complications of living? As with life there are the possibilities of happiness, sadness and death. ...Read more

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What medical conditions are associated with under nutrition?

What medical conditions are associated with under nutrition?

Too broad an issue: It is a very broad subject to be addressed in 400 characters. Please see this site for details. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/disorders_of_nutrition/undernutrition/undernutrition.html. ...Read more

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Best Types of Vitamins for Mental Health, Nerves and Digestive Health ?

Best Types of Vitamins for Mental Health, Nerves and Digestive Health
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Eat a balanced diet: Don't waste your money on vitamins. If you feel the need than any OTC general vitamine will do ...Read more

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What kinds of things can affect the mental health of young people?

What kinds of things can affect the mental health of young people?

Relationships: First and foremost, relationships, or lack thereof. Peer pressure, poor parenting, ignorance, poverty, lack of good schooling, fears of what awaits them in adulthood, drugs, and many others. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of non-smoking campuses?

What are the health benefits of non-smoking campuses?

See: http://tobaccofreecampus.org/sites/default/files/resources/Oregon%20Guide.pdf

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Online sources mention so many benefits of ginseng. can you list facts?

Online sources mention so many benefits of ginseng. can you list facts?

Many proven benefits: GInseng has been used by healers for thousands of years & they have observed many benefits, but only some have so far been proven by preliminary research, including enhanced immune function, supporting heart health, improved mental function, physical endurance & strength, reduced stress, improved sex drive, function & fertility & possibly reduced cancer risk- see http://tinyurl.com/m6v6b8m ...Read more

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What are some signs of mental health disorders?

What are some signs of mental health disorders?

Mental health: Answering this question would take a whole textbook to write, however, some signs include anxiety, depressed or labile moods, cognitive dysfunction, addiction, break in reality, all of which interfere with daily functioning or cause distress. ...Read more

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Which mental health problems are the result of alcoholism?

Which mental health problems are the result of alcoholism?

Alcoholism: Alcoholism is frequently accompanied by depression, insomnia, suicidality, and anxiety. Sometimes another mental health disorder precedes the alcohol abuse. Social phobia can be a frequent problem in alcoholics; bipolar illness as well. In mania, sometimes an alcoholic in recovery will start drinking again, or abuse drugs too. Dual diagnosis programs are needed to help these people effectively. ...Read more