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What is the relation between wellness and disease prevention?

What is the relation between wellness and disease prevention?

Solid ground: Wellness - our good health - is the solid ground that we stand on. Imagine running on rocky ground or quicksand. Easier to get hurt and we don't get as far, right? It's no accident that eating right, exercise, solid sleep, work/play balance keep us well and prevent things like heart disease, stroke and cancer. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between CAD and genetics?

What is the relationship between CAD and genetics?

Complicated: Heart disease is common, and family history is useful. Need more information for a more detailed answer. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between cancer and oxygenation?

What is the relationship between cancer and oxygenation?

There are many: It is a very complex interaction and we learn more about these processes all of the time. It depends on which cancer type we are talking about. Malignant cells are alive and active as are all of our cells in our body. They each need oxygen delivered by blood to perform basic metabolism. Chemotherapy and radiation create oxgen radicals inside ca cells to kill them, so o2 is needed to kill them. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between prevention and long-term management of asthma?

What is the main difference between prevention and long-term management of asthma?

Probably the Same: Prevention and long-term control includes avoiding triggers of asthma, such as allergens, smoking and infections. Sometimes daily medicines such as inhaled bronchodilators, steroids, or oral leukotriene inhibitors singularly or in combination are necessary to prevent asthma.For this type of therapy, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the link between heart disease and gum disease and how?

What is the link between heart disease and gum disease and how?

They are linked: Scientific studies have shown that people with gum disease are more likely to have heart disease than those with healthy gums and better oral health. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between gout disese and Paget's disease?

What is the relationship between gout disese and Paget's disease?

Unknown: It is currently not known definitively if there us a correlation, but i found this abstract regarding a study that might indicate association of the two at: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/3778075" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/3778075 i hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is the difference between paranoia and megalomania and what is the link between them ?

What is the difference between paranoia and megalomania and what is the  link between them ?

Paranoia is: a generalized suspicion that other people are talking about us or plotting against us. Megalomania is a craving for power over others or entire groups of people. The two conditions overlap. Hitler is an example of both. Always check out suspicions first and avoid assumptions when questioning the motives of others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the link between heart disease and depression?

What is the link between heart disease and depression?

Closely linked: Good article on the topic: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression-and-heart-disease/index.shtml

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What is the relationship between use of amphetamines and heart disease?

What is the relationship between use of amphetamines and heart disease?

Little to none: This has been a recent source of considerable concern and research. There is no question that abuse of stimulants at quite high doses can cause heart problems, but doses used to treat adhd, typically about 100x lower than abused doses, have been shown not to increase the risk of heart disease except possibly in individuals who already have heart problems--and possibly not even then. ...Read more

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What is the difference between communicable and genetic diseases?

What is the difference between communicable and genetic diseases?

Inherited-acquired: Communicable diseases are usually infectious in nature and can be transmitted from one individual to another by exposure. In contrast, genetic diseases can be inherited meaning they can be transmitted not by exposure but by passing along of a gene from a parent to a child ...Read more

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What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

What is the connection between bone health and dairy?

Calcium: Dairy is rich in calcium.Calcium is the building blocks for the bones. ...Read more

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What is the connection between cancer and oxygenation?

What is the connection between cancer and oxygenation?

Be careful: If you hear this, you are probably talking to a charlatan, perhaps a peroxide advocate. Cancers develop a relatively anaerobic internal milieu by natural selection over time and this accounts for some of the real science that these folks use in support of their claims. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fifth disease and lupus?

What is the difference between fifth disease and lupus?

Totally unrelated: Fifth disease or erythema infectiosum is a viral infection caused by parvovirus b19. Systemic lupus erythematosis is an autoimmune disease that is not an infection. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the main difference between alzheimers' and parkinsons' disease?

Please help! what is the main difference between alzheimers' and parkinsons' disease?

Movements: Alzheimer's disease affects mainly memory and other cognitive functions. Parkinson's disease affects movements, either by tremor or by rigidity. It does not affect cognitive functions in the early stages. ...Read more

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What is the connection between hypertension and obesity?

What is the connection between hypertension and obesity?

Common bedfellows: The exact mechanism is not fully understood, though they often go hand in hand. Abdominal adipose tissue (where most westerners put on weight) secretes substances that lead to higher levels of Insulin in the blood, and the resultant physiological changes are termed "metabolic syndrome, " in which high BP is extremely common. Sleep apnea, common in obese people, can cause very high BP levels. ...Read more

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What's the difference between prevention and long-term management of asthma?

What's the difference between prevention and long-term management of asthma?

Preventing asthma:: (1) ask your parents not to smoke before your birth (2) be born vaginally (3) have a couple of dogs & cats in the house when you arrive from hospital (4) live on a farm (5) nurse but supplement with milk formula from day 1 (6) when you starting putting everything in your mouth add solid foods - don't wait longer (7) if you develop dust mite allergy start allergy shots right away (7) stay thin. ...Read more

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What is the connection between diabetes and heart disease?

What is the connection between diabetes and heart disease?

Increased risk : Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease by accelerating the damage of the vessels in our body, especially the heart. It increases the hardening of our heart vessels and shrinks these vessels making it harder for the heart to get the necessary oxygen supply it needs.At least 65% of people with diabetes will die from some type of heart disease or stroke. ...Read more

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What is the relation between acute bronchitis and smoking?

What is the relation between acute bronchitis and smoking?

Smoking aggrevation: Acute bronchitis usually means you have an acute infection, but is certainly being aggregated by smoking. ...Read more