Condensed Notes - Understanding Ourselves.
Healthy Disorders can be caused in various ways -
Vitamin deficiency - get scurvy if you don't get enough Vit C!
Mineral deficiency - lack of iron in diet can led to anaemia.
Genetic Inheritance - red-green colour blindness and haemophillia
Body Disorders - caused by body cells not working properly - diabetes and cancer
Cancer is caused by body cells growing out of control -
1). Benign - this type of tumour grows until there is no more room - isn't particularly dangerous.
2). Malignant - this is where the tumour grows an spread to other parts of the body - dangerous and can be fatal!