Life conditions

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What are the physical impacts of Multiple Sclerosis?
Gets tired quickly, blurred vision, possible dizzy spells, disturbed sleep due to pain, difficulty walking, fatigue, lack of stamina
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What are the intellectual impacts of Multiple Sclerosis?
Learn more about the condition, may have to miss school/work due to condition, unable to pursue hobbies
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What are the emotional impacts of Multiple Sclerosis?
May be depressed following diagnosis, frustrated, upset/sad/mood swings, worried/anxious/stressed about future, positive support from attending support groups, low self-esteem
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What are the social impacts of Multiple Sclerosis?
May not always feel up to socialising, less social contact with work colleagues, may become isolated, joining support groups/online/blogs which increases social contact, friendships affected, lose old friends/make new friends
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What are the financial impacts of Multiple Sclerosis?
May have to reduce hours if illness progresses and this will result in reduced income, may have to give up work, will have to manage on reduced income/claim benefits if they have to give up work, may have to pay for adaptations to home/a carer
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What are the physical impacts of ADHD?
Always on the go, can’t stay seated and fidgets, difficulty sleeping, tiredness and fatigue, interrupts others, excessive motor restlessness, side effects from medication
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What are the intellectual impacts of ADHD?
Poor concentration, short attention span, can appear as not listening, easily distracted, require extra support, make careless mistakes, lose things easily, may not finish schoolwork
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What are the emotional impacts of ADHD?
Low self-esteem, mood swings, focuses on the negatives, may develop depression/anxiety, easily frustrated, struggle to control anger, emotionally immature, aggressive and unaware of strength
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What are the social impacts of ADHD?
Find it hard to be in a relationship, isolation, lack social skills, others may judge their behaviour, rejected by peers due to a lack of understanding, sensitive so exposed to more arguments
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What are the financial impacts of ADHD?
May struggle to find a job, may have to pay for medication, find it hard to save money/ excessive spending
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What are the physical impacts of Osteoporosis?
Weak/brittle bones, pelvis and arm pain, wrist and hip fractures, pain from fractures, stooped posture, tiredness and fatigue, could lead to a permanent disability
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What are the intellectual impacts of Osteoporosis?
Difficulty concentrating, lack of stimulation, unable to pursue hobbies, can learn about condition
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What are the emotional impacts of Osteoporosis?
Lack of confidence, low self-esteem, anger and denial, depression after diagnosis, fear of falling over, worry about the future
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What are the social impacts of Osteoporosis?
May struggle to be active, may miss social activities due to injuries, meet people with the condition through support groups
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What are the financial impacts of Osteoporosis?
Part time or no work, reduce/no income so reliant on benefits, pay for adaptations
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What are the physical impacts of sickle cell disease?
Lack of exercise due to disease, disturbed sleep due to condition, pain from condition, gets tired easily, vulnerable to infection, anaemia due to lack of iron
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What are the intellectual impacts of sickle cell disease?
Learn about the condition, miss school/work due to time in hospital/appointments, at risk of falling behind due to time off
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What are the emotional impacts of sickle cell disease?
Depression, low self-esteem, isolation due to being unable to see friends, stress, fear about the future
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What are the social impacts of sickle cell disease?
Reduced interactions/socialising with school friends and/or teachers, social isolation, increased interactions with medical staff/parents/support groups/other patients, more reliance on electronic communication as opposed to face to face
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What are the financial impacts of sickle cell disease?
Part time/no work, low/no income, reliant on benefits, time off work due to appointments/ being in hospital
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What are the physical impacts of Spina Bifida?
Total paralysis of lower limbs, limited mobility/exercise, may need to wear leg braces, bowel or urinary incontinence, vulnerable to infections, loss of skin sensation, fluid on the brain, side effects from medication, muscles become weak and sore
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What are the intellectual impacts of Spina Bifida?
May have to miss school/work, unable to pursue hobbies, lack of stimulation, unable to go out- lack of social interaction
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What are the emotional impacts of Spina Bifida?
Depressed due to paralysis, isolated due to not being able to go out, stressed/embarrassed about bowel dysfunction, worried about development of condition
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What are the social impacts of Spina Bifida?
Not able to go out very much, unable to see friends, may miss social events due to appointments, friends stop inviting them due to a lack of understanding
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What are the financial impacts of Spina Bifida?
May find it difficult to work, reduced/no income, reliant on benefits, may have to pay for leg braces/ other adaptions
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What are the physical impacts of Cardiovascular disease?
Chest pain and tightness, can cause angina, palpitations and breathlessness, loss of mobility/slurred speech-stroke, leg pain/lack of mobility, disturbed sleep due to pain
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What are the intellectual impacts of Cardiovascular disease?
Learn about the condition, difficulty concentrating due to pain, lack of stimulation due to giving up work
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What are the emotional impacts of Cardiovascular disease?
Isolation due to lack of mobility, depression following diagnosis, stressed about having a heart attack, feel frustrated about being a burden
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What are the social impacts of Cardiovascular disease?
May be socially isolated due to mobility issues, may lose contact with friends, may meet new people at support groups, loss of social contact with work colleagues
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What are the financial impacts of Cardiovascular disease?
Reduced hours/ give up work, reduced/loss of income, may receive benefits/ have to rely on benefits, have to pay for adaptations
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What are the physical impacts of Tourette's?
Motor tics/involuntary movements, injury from tics, tiring to control tics, side effects of medication, vocal tics/involuntary noises, hitting/kicking/jerking, humming/grunting/swearing
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What are the intellectual impacts of Tourette's?
Effort of controlling tics means they can be easily distracted from work, may worry about talking to teacher/other students because of vocal tics, tics increase under stressful conditions, motor tics may affect handwriting and reading
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What are the emotional impacts of Tourette's?
Self-conscious and stressed, depression, lack of self-esteem, frustrated and angry about tics, embarrassed about tics, social isolation
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What are the social impacts of Tourette's?
Judged by public due to tics, find it difficult to make friends, may become socially withdrawn/socially isolated
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What are the financial impacts of Tourette's?
Difficult to get/maintain a job, restricted job opportunities, may become reliant on benefits
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What are the physical impacts of Alzheimer's?
Loss of balance or coordination, stiff/weak muscles and fatigue, insomnia, uncontrollable twitches, trouble sitting up in a chair
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What are the intellectual impacts of Alzheimer's?
Learn about the condition, frustrated over memory loss, unable to drive-loss of freedom, unable to do things you used to such as hobbies
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What are the emotional impacts of Alzheimer's?
Feel like a burden, isolation, depression, failing to cope may lead to frustration, feel vulnerable due to being confused
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What are the social impacts of Alzheimer's?
May miss events/appointments due to forgetting, find it difficult to hold a conversation, harder to participant in social events, withdrawn from family and friends, may forget family and friends
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What are the financial impacts of Alzheimer's?
Loss of financial independence, may rely on benefits, may have to pay for carers/ move into care home
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What are the physical impacts of Obesity?
Increased risk of heart disease/attack, high blood pressure, fertility problems, increased risk of cancer, increased risk of diabetes, joint problems/osteoarthritis, respiratory problems/breathlessness, poor sleep patterns, less likely to do exercise
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What are the intellectual impacts of Obesity?
Low self-esteem may cause a lack of confidence about their skills, may be able to learn new skills if they are not confident to go out
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What are the emotional impacts of Obesity?
Low self-esteem, low confidence levels, depression, anxiety/worried, perceive himself as physically unattractive/body dissatisfaction, distress from others making rude comments about his weight/bullying, embarrassed/self-conscious
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What are the social impacts of Obesity?
May lack confidence to socialise, not wanting to go out limits social opportunities
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What are the financial impacts of Obesity?
Loss of confidence in themselves may make it difficult to find a job, restricted job opportunities, may be unable to work if they don't leave the house
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