The inability to sleep is often caused by the last of the Pineal Gland to secrete
The parathyroid glad produces para/thormone, which regulate body calcium blood levels and prevents
tetany or muscle spasms
Dr. Andrew Weil, recommends we stimulate the _______ Gland (Master gland of immune system) with deep breathing exercises
The term Hypo/glyc/emia literally means
low or below/sugar levels/blood-tired and fatigued
the prefixes e-, ec-, ecto-, ex-, and exo-, all mean
out or outside
The medical term Endo/crin/olog/ist actually means
specialist in the science and stufy of glands of internal secretion (into the blood stream)
the term given to substances secreted by Endo/crine (within blood/ secret) glands that means to urge on is
The condition resulting in muscle spasms (poor nerve communications) due to an abnormally low concentration of calcium in the blood is:
tetany-tension of muscle
The lack of ____ can cause premature aging
Human growth hormone "HGH"
The patient underwent a (TURP, TURB, LEEP) procedure to remove a tumor from her bladder.
although her cancer could not be cured, Mrs. Johnson underwent (reconstructive, debulking, palliative) surgery to relieve her pain and symptoms
The patient is a 51-year-old woman with recently diagnosed colon cancer who recently underwent a subtotal (colectomy, iridectomy, myomectomy)
The patient had a (billroth, whiple, mohs) operation to stop the spread of cancer to various digestive organs and lymph nodes.
Mr. McDowell has no bone pain since his (thyroidectomy, limb salvage surgery, craniectomy) for metastic cancer of the fumur.
Limb salvage surgery
Mrs. Elias was scheduled fro a (thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, transsphenoidal resection) for removal of a pituitary adenoma.
The surgeon performed a (pneumonectomy, wedge resection, lobectomy) to remove the small tumor located in the lobe of the patient’s lung.
Because of the malignant nature of Mrs. Harmon’s cancer, the surgeon removed the breast as well as the underlying muscles and lymph nodes in the adjacent armpit; this procedure is known as (simple, modified radical, radical) mastectomy.
The patient underwent (wedge resection, transsphenoidal resection, stereotactic radiosurgery) to treat his brain tumor.
Mr. O’Malley had small pellets of radioactive material applied directly to a cancer lesion during a procedure call (radiation therapy, reconstructive surgery, brachytherapy).