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  • High Doses Of Vitamin C
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    Vitamin C is an essential in the body's defenses against infection. Susceptible children will not tolerate relatively unimportant infections and this can lead to prolonged illness and in the case of behaviorally disturbed children of symptoms previously well managed. Vitamin C is an extremely safe substance which is immensely beneficial to the brain and body in a multitude of ways. Its potential for preventing and treating autism has barely been touched. Vitamin C is heavily concentrated in the ...
  • Behavioral Symptoms Of The Anorexic
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    Anorexia nervosa is a life threatening eating disorder defined by a refusal to maintain fifteen percent of a normal body weight through self-starvation (NAMI 1). Ninety-five percent of anorexics are women between the ages of twelve and eighteen, however, in the past twenty years, this disorder has become a growing threat to high school and college students (Maloney and Kranz 60). Anorexia produces a multitude of symptoms, and if not treated, anorexia can lead to permanent physical damage or deat...
  • Use Mind Body Techniques
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    Overview This paper will discuss the mind-body connection and it's relevance to health care professionals and to the public. It will explore the history of the mind-body connection, as well as state research that has been done on the subject. The reader will gain an understanding of the various techniques used in mind-body therapy, as well as their effectiveness. What is the Mind-Body Connection? It is the idea that the mind and body are not separate entities. Rather, they are intricately connec...
  • Fa Patients
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    What is Fanconi anemia? Fanconi anemia (FA), named for Swiss pediatrician, Guido Fanconi, is one of the inherited anemia's that lead to bone marrow failure. Though considered primarily a blood disease, it may affect all systems of the body. Many patients do not reach adulthood. FA patients are usually smaller than average. FA usually revels itself when children are between the ages of 3 and 12, but in rare cases no symptoms are present until adulthood. Nosebleeds or easy bruising may be a first ...
  • Cryonic Suspension
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    The Frozen People Suzie Q, a twenty-five year old woman, is dying of AIDS. When she learned this, she heard about something called cryonic suspension. A at the hospital where she gets treatment told her how cryonics freezes people when they are pronounced dead. When the cure for AIDS is developed, she would then be revived and able to start a new life. Suzie Q decided to participate in cryonic suspension and spent her life savings to pay for the freezing process. Five years later, Suzie Q died. ...
  • Rate Pacemakers And Rate
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    Pacemaker The human heart is an essential organ of the human body. Its sole purpose is to supply the body with oxygen by pumping blood through a complex system of veins and arteries. However, it is often common for the human heart to suffer from various heart conditions, such as a heart block, slow heart beat, heart attack or heart failure. Such heart conditions can lead to weakness, fainting, shortness of breath, or even possibly death. These can usually be treated with medication but in cases ...
  • Sterility Of The Piercing Process
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    Of the many growing trends, body piercing has become very popular. With this practice becoming more popular everyday, many people are frightened away because of sanitary and health reasons. To most peoples surprise the business of body piercing is a safe and clean procedure. Body piercing is a form of self-expression, such as tattoos and hair styles. Piercing are more widely accepted among business today than a couple years ago. Even-though they are becoming more acceptable in society today ther...
  • Use X Rays
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    Radiation can be used in both diagnosis and therapeutic manners. The radiation emitted from radioisotopes can destroy tissue and in the therapeutic use: the destruction of cancerous and other dangerous tissues. And with diagnosis the gamma particle pass through the body tissues with minimal damage to a gamma camera. To evaluate the effectiveness of PET, SPECT, MRI and X-rays, we first need some basic knowledge on how each of them work. PET stands for positron emission tomography and works by an ...
  • Patients Core Temperature
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    Cryonics If you " ve ever seen the Austin Powers movie I'm sure you remember the part where they cryogenically freeze Austin and then thirty years later thaw him out to save the world. While we all know Austin Powers isn't real, I'm sure you wondered if this freezing could be done in real life. Today we will look at what exactly cryonics is, what businesses claim to provide it, the procedure and its risks. Cryonics is the freezing of humans to preserve them for a later time. Yes, it is a possibi...
  • Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
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    Understanding What Keeps Dementia Sufferers Awake at Night Sleep Disturbances May Have Several Causes By Alison Palkhivala WebMD Medical News Reviewed by Dr. Jacqueline Brooks April 12, 2001 - Sleep disturbance is a very common and very problematic symptom of dementia. New research indicates that causes of this sleep disturbance may differ in different kinds of dementia. Hopefully, understanding these causes will lead to better treatments. Dementia is a term used to refer to a loss of thinking a...
  • Anorexia Nervosa Patients
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    A normal female takes a stroll down the streets of Manhattan and ends up at Times Square, probably one of the most colorful places on earth, which also has an abundant number of advertisements. As this female looks up at the pictures, she can see a Calvin Klein ad. The image portrays people who are the idols of our youth; young, thin, beautiful men and women. These young people depict the ideal body. As this female walks, she begins to notice her own physical attributes and wonders what it would...
  • Important To The Holistic Model Of Health
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    Openings: In this paper I will be discussing the two most prevalent models of health. These two models of health are not, of course, total opposites. Similar to terms such as gay and straight they are two definitive labels placed upon a broad spectrum that is hardly definitive. There exists in this case as well a large clouded middle between the two limiting labels. These are collections of thoughts about how to go about continuing life. These two paradigms in modern healthcare I hope will one-d...
  • Patients With Aplastic Anemia The Bone Marrow
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    Aplastic anemia is a disease of the bone marrow the organ that produces the body's blood cells. Approximately two thousand people in the U.S. are diagnosed each year with aplastic anemia. The symptoms of aplastic anemia are fatigue, bruising, infections, and weakness. Although these symptoms are much like those associated with leukemia, aplastic anemia is not a form of cancer. In patients with aplastic anemia the bone marrow stops producing, or produces too few red blood cells, white blood cells...
  • Thyroid Gland And Radio Iodine Treatments
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    Summery According to the American Thyroid Association, millions of Americans (especially women) suffer from a thyroid disorder, and many of them dont even know it. In fact, thyroid disorders occur much more often than even many doctors realize. The butterfly-shaped thyroid is in the neck, its two wings wrapped around the windpipe just below the Adams apple. This vitally important gland normally weighs less than an ounce, but it can have an enormous impact on your health. Think of it as your body...
  • Anorexia Nervosa Patients
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    Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa Anorexia nervosa is a disorder of self-starvation which manifests itself in an extreme aversion to food and can cause psychological, endocrine and gynecological problems. It almost exclusively affects adolescent white girls, with symptoms involving a refusal to eat, large weight loss, a bizarre preoccupation with food, hyperactivity, a distorted body image and cessation of menstruation. Although the symptoms can be corrected if the patient is diagnosed and treated in...
  • Bee Pollen Show
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    It's a fully mechanized, computer controlled system. Potentiation takes place in an oxygen-free environment, with never coming into contact with the surrounding air or human hands. No degradation or oxidation can occur. Total quality control includes regular inspections for sterility, purity and effectiveness, including visual, microscopic and thionic testing. Packaging is in both sterile capsules and sterile bottles. Let me introduce you to the exciting key which unlocks better health and vital...
  • Patients With Severe Pem
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    One would think that in this modern age there would be little worry over diets that are deficient in any major ways by lack of access to nutrients as opposed to intentional omission. Unfortunately this is not the case. Most of us in developed Western countries find ready access to most key food groups. However there are many in the world and even in the United States that do not have this same access. In this paper we will explore the diseases of Marasmus and Kwashiorkor and the associated cause...

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