Unit 5

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Describe HIV/AIDS
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Syphilis is caused my a spiral shaped bacteria and is transmitted by the bacteria entering body openings and can be transmitted to baby from mom through the placenta. must be in bodily fluids to survive. It is extremely contagious.
Gonorrhea is also a bacteria but it is transmitted only through sexual contact with an infected partner. Not many symptoms. If left untreated it can cause sterlity
any condition where blood can not use glucose properly. the most common symptoms include frequent urination, weight loss, hunger, thirst, vision changes,numbness, fatigue, dry skin, sores that don't heal well, infections, sugar in the urine, and high glucose. complications are including heart disease, heart attacks, blindness, kidney failure, and severe limb infections that may result in amputations, and high blood pressure
Describe Alzheimer'sit is a brain disorder that effects the nerves and the chemicals that effect them. it may be genetic the people lose their memory. usually occurs to people over 65Describe what occurs in a strokea blood flow to the brain is disrupted and the brain cells die, symptoms are numbness droopiness on face, loss a vision, confusion,loss of balence, headache, dizzinessWhat is a communicable disease?a communicable disease can be spread. interaction of some sort with a person infected can cause itWhat condition is caused when fatty plaque and cholesterol clog up the arteries reducing blood flow to body tissues like the heart?AtherosclerosisWhat are some general warning signs of cancer?Change is bladder or bowel A sore that does not heal Unusual bleeding or discharge Thickening or lumps Indigestion or difficulty swallowing Obvious change in wart or mole Nagging cough (CAUTION)What is the scientific term for a heart attack? For high blood pressure?myocardial infarction, hypertension