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February 22, 2017

CANCER

Cancer is a disease characterized by out-of-control cell growth. There are over 100 different cancer types and each one is classified by the type of the cell that is initially affected. Cancer harms the body when damaged cell divides uncontrollably to form lump or masses of tissue called TUMORS. Tumors can grow and interfere with the digestive, circulatory and nervous system, and they can release hormones which disrupt body function. Some tumors stay in one spot and demonstrate limited growth. These tumors are considered to be benign.   A malignant (dangerous) tumor form when i.      A cancerous cell manages to…

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HYPERTENSION: SILENT KILLER (2)

· Signs and symptoms of Hypertension At, times hypertension is Asymptomatic, comes without signs, that is why it is called a silent killer, some people will even have stroke – CVA before knowing  before knowing that they are hypertensive. At times the signs and symptoms are mistaken to be signs and symptoms of other diseases like malaria, typhoid etc. some of the cardinal signs and symptoms includes: · severe headache, which does not  subside with taking Analgesics. · Sleeplessness (insomnia) Some clients complain of sleeplessness or waking up earlier in between sleeps and cannot sleep again until day breaks. ·…

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HYPERTENSION: SILENT KILLER (1)

High blood pressure (Hypertension) is the constant elevation of blood pressure above normal for a particular age range. According to expert committee on non-communicable diseases (1993) B/P of 120/80mmHG is considered normal for a 30 year old person, while 140/90mmHG is considered high for such a person, similarly, B/P of 140/90mmHG is considered normal for a 60 year old person while B/P of 160/100mmHG is high for such a person’s blood pressure. Blood pressure is measured at two levels Systolic pressure (when the heart is contracting) Diastolic pressure (when the heart is relaxing) I decided to write on hypertension amongst…

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TATTOOS

After a visit to a tattoo parlor, hopefully you will end up with a beautiful piece of body art that will last a life time. However, several complications can occur after the tattoo is finished. You will be able to decide whether you want a tattoo for yourself if you know about its process and dangers. It is quite appalling to know that a frighteningly growing number of teens and young adults around the world are injecting dangerous chemicals under their skin in the name of art and self expression. Tattooing is an art form that has been used for…

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