Lecture 4-Cronic diseases

Lecture 4-Cronic diseases - Healthy Tips of the Day 1. 2....

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Healthy Tips of the Day 1. Watch out for cream cheese 2. Avoid fried eggplant 3. Improve your chances of getting a good night’s sleep 4. Be sure that you are drinking plenty of fluids 5. If your muscles are sore 1 day later
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Chronic Disease and Physical Activity
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Infectious Diseases 1. Decreased in last 100 years in US a. medical advancements b. some still increasing 2. Still prevalent in developing countries 3. Most do not have a single cause
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Infectious Diseases Four methods to counter infectious diseases a) sanitation b) medical treatment c) prevention d) healthful living
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Chronic Diseases 1. Increased over last 100 years 2. Prolonged course of illness 3. No complete cure 4. Multiple risk factors 5. Long latency period 6. Non contagious origin 7. “Lifestyle diseases” 8. Environment and access to care are important
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Major Contributors Three risk factors: 1. Lack of physical activity 2. Tobacco use 3. Poor nutrition 4. Genetics 5. Sun exposure
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Cancer Uncontrollable growth and spread of
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course KIN 2577 taught by Professor Carson during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Lecture 4-Cronic diseases - Healthy Tips of the Day 1. 2....

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