Diseases

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Diseases
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  1. prevents the proper functioning of the body and mind
    disease
  2. the removal of a tissue sample to see whether cancer cells are present
    biopsy
  3. substances that can cause cancer
    carcinogen
  4. chemicals used to destroy cancer cells
    chemotherapy
  5. this cancer treatment that invloves the aiming of high-energy rays from radioactive substances at cancerous tissue. the rays destroy and shrink cells.
    radiation therapy
  6. doctors remove cancer cells from the body
    surgery
  7. a mass of abnormal cells
    tumor
  8. deadly disease that interferes with the body's natural ability to fight infecton
    AIDS
  9. person who appears healthy but is infected with HIV and can pass it on to others
    carrier
  10. way to tell whether a person has HIV/AIDS
    blood test
  11. infections that take advantage of the body's weakened immune system
    opportunistic
  12. virus that causes AIDS
    HIV
  13. characterized by the rapid and uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells
    cancer
  14. sexual transmitted disease/infections that is spread from person to person through sexual contact
    M STD's or STI's
  15. spread of cancer from one part of the body to another
    metastasis
  16. Warning Signs of Cancer
    C
    change in bowel or bladder habits
  17. Warning Signs of Cancer
    A
    sore that does not heal
  18. Warning Signs of Cancer
    U
    unusual bleeding or discharge
  19. Warnign Signs of Cancer
    T
    Thickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere
  20. Warning Signs of Cancer
    I
    indigetion or difficulty in swallowing
  21. Warning Signs of Cancer
    O
    obvious change in mole or wart
  22. Warning Signs of Cancer
    N
    nagging cough or hoarseness
  23. What happens during an asthma attack?
    wheezing, or breathing with a whistle sound, coughing, and tightness in the chest. The muscles around the bronchial tubes tighten. The tubes narrow and their inner lining swells. Excess mucus clogs airways, making breathing difficult.
  24. Things that cause non-communicable disease
    They are either inherited, life style behaviors, the enviroment, or a combination
  25. Facts about HIV and AIDS
    • 1.) is spread by unprotected sexual contact with an infected person
    • 2.) is spread piercing of the skin with a needle that was previously used by an infected person
    • 3.) is not spreaded by kissing, hugging, causual contact, mosquitoes, eating utensils, donating blood
  26. List of activities to help germs not enter the body
    • eat healthy
    • get plenty of rest
    • get regular physical activity
    • avoid alcohol
    • tobacco and other drugs
    • drink water
    • ¬†avoid sharing personal items
  27. List of things you can do to prevent non-communicable diseases
    • eat healthy
    • get plenty of sleep
    • get plenty of physical activity
  28. The body's first line of defense against disease 
    skin
  29. Seven Lifestyle behaviours to reduce he risk of disease
    • eat healthy foods
    • stay physically active
    • maintain a healthy weight
    • get enough rest
    • manage stress
    • avoid tobacco and secondhand smoke
    • avoid alcohol and other drugs
  30. a disease that is presented continuously or on and off over a period of time
    chronic disease
  31. What type of diabetes can you get from a bad diet?
    Type 2

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