1.Describe thyroid disorders
-Thyroid disorders affect the thyroid gland; there are multiple types such as Hypothyroidism,
Hyperthyroidism, Goiter. Hypothyroidism is when the gland isnt creating enough thyroid hormones.
Hyperthyroidism does the opposite a
1. Compare and contrast glomerulonephritis and pylonephritis
-They both have to deal with the kidney however pyelonephritis is an infection of the ducts that
carry urine away from the kidney. Glomerulonephritis is a disease which shows damage in the
1.Describe common causes of macrocytic and microcytic anemia.
-Causes of macrocytic anemia are deficiencies of vitamin B12 and folate. Pernicious anemia,
chronic pancreatitis, Crohns disease are a few vitamin B12 deficiencies that cause macrocytic
1.Compare and contrast Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
-They both are types of inflammatory bowel diseases however Crohns disease can bother any part
of the GI tract. Crohns affects the thickness of the bowel walls which causes abdominal pain,
1.Describe the causes and complications of the chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (asthma,
chronic bronchitis, emphysema).
-Asthma complications include interfering with everyday activities like sleeping or exercise,
tightness of the bronchial tubes,
1. Describe benign and malignant tumors.
- Benign tumors are not cancerous and the cells do not spread. They are slow growing
and can tend to be removed. They usually dont come back. Malignant tumors spread fast and are
1 Make a comparative list of left and right heart failure, including causes, manifestations,
treatment, and complications.
-left: cause is fluid back up in the lungs causing the shortness of breath, fainting, and fatigue.
Treatments are high blood pressur
February 13, 2016
Are Dietary Supplements Helping or Hurting the Health World?
Overall, dietary supplements are not necessary and all that is truly needed is a healthy
diet. Of course you run into cases where people arent getting the p