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Infectious and Non-infection Diseases

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Rayna Gold

on 31 October 2014

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Transcript of Infectious and Non-infection Diseases

Infectious and Non-Infectious Diseases

What Is Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's is a progressive
brain disease that slowly dissolves memory and thinking skills and even at some point not be able to do the smallest tasks in
everyday life. Alzheimer's usually first shows signs in the early 60's.

The neurons in your brain start to work less efficiently and loose the ability to function and communicate with each other. Eventually, the neurons die.

What Is A Non- Infectious Disease?
An non-infectious disease is a condition in which a disease or condition cannot be spread among people. These diseases may be chronic and of long and slow duration.
Symptoms Of Alzheimer's Disease
Memory loss
Challenge in problem solving
Confusion with time or place
Trouble understanding visual images
Misplacing things
Poor judgement
Changes in mood or activities
Causes Of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimers is a neurodegenerative disease witch means there is lots of brain cells dyeing that happens over a course of time. The total brain size starts shrinking.
Vaccine? Cure? If So, What is it? When and How Is It Used?
There is not yet a vaccine or cure for Alzheimer's yet, but doctors are very close to creating one.
How To Prevent Getting Alzheimer's
A couple ways to prevent developing Alzheimers is
Regular exercise
Healthy Diet
Quality Sleep
Stress Manegment
What Is An Infectious Disease?
Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms. Most organisms in our body help and are harmless, but some organisms may cause disease.
What Is Tuberculosis?
Tuberculosis is a bacterial disease started by growth of nodules in the tissues, especially the lungs. It negatively affects by usually messing with their lungs making it hard to breath.
Symptoms of Tuberculosis
A bad cough
No appetite
Causes Of Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis is mainly causes by bacteria that spread from person to person through microscopic droplets released into the air. THis can be spread when someone with the untreated, active form of tuberculosis coughs, speaks, sneezes, spits, laughs or sings.
There is a vaccine to get to prevent getting tuberculosis. The BCG vaccine is often given to small children or infants to prevent this disease.
Vaccine? Cure? If so, What is it?
When and How is it used?
How Can You prevent Yourself From Getting This Disease?
"TB Disease." TB Disease. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.

"Vaccine and Immunizations." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 Aug. 2012. Web. 27 Oct. 2014.

Avoid Stress
Limit drugs and alcohol
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease so you may catch this disease without knowing so there are not many ways to prevent from getting it.
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