Monthly Archives: November 2011

PREGNANCY TRIMESTERS

DOC I AM PREGNANT 2 Pregnancy is typically broken into three periods, or trimesters, each of about three months.First Trimester:The first 12 weeks of pregnancy are considered to make up the first trimester.The first two weeks are the two weeks … Continue reading

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PREGNANCY

DOC I AM PREGNANTPregnancy is the carrying of a fetus or embryo in the womb of a woman.  The term embryo is used to describe the developing offspring during the first 8 weeks following conception while the term fetus is … Continue reading

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LASIK SURGERY

DOC I HAVE LASIK SURGERY LASIK (an acronym for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a type of refractive surgery done by ophthalmologists for correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism using excimer laser. The LASIK technique use of the laser was to … Continue reading

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CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

DOC I HAVE CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE Congestive Heart failure occurs when the heart can not pump enough blood to the rest of the body. This condition may affect either the right side or the left side of the heart. Often … Continue reading

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ANTIOXIDANTS

DOC WHAT ARE ANTIOXIDANTS Antioxidants are substances that may protect the  cells in the body against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced by: 1. Oxidation—one of the body’s natural chemical processes—can produce free radicals which are … Continue reading

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SCHIZOPHRENIA

DOC I HAVE SCHIZOPHRENIA Schizophrenia is a complex mental disorder characterized by symptoms involving:1.personality2.Thinking non logically3.emotionally unstable responses,4.Behaving abnormally in social situations5.tendency to withdraw from reality to a private personal world Schizophrenia is a complex illness.The cause is yet unknown.1.genetic … Continue reading

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TOOTHACHE

DOC I HAVE TOOTHACHE Toothache is the pain around the teeth or jaws usually following a tooth problem. Toothache can be very severe and may cause the sufferer many sleepless nights. The causes of Toothache are: Tooth Problems such as … Continue reading

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