Health and Disease

What is good health?
A state of physical and mental wellbeing
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Two types of diseases
Communicable/non-communicable
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How can different disease interact?
Diseases of the immune system meaning more likely to cath an infectious disease/poor diet/stress/difficult life situations/immune reactions
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Risk factors
Lack of exercise/smoking/obesity/ioning radiation/smoking and rinking during pregnancy
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What is coronary heart disease?
layers of fatty materials build up inside the coronary arteries and narrow them, less oxegenated blood can reach the heart
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What is cancer?
Non-communicable disease, some risk factors include smoking, obestiy and genetic factors
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Difference between benign and maligant tumours
Benign - do not spread around the body
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Communicable/non-communicable

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Two types of diseases

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Diseases of the immune system meaning more likely to cath an infectious disease/poor diet/stress/difficult life situations/immune reactions

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Lack of exercise/smoking/obesity/ioning radiation/smoking and rinking during pregnancy

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layers of fatty materials build up inside the coronary arteries and narrow them, less oxegenated blood can reach the heart

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