Essays Tagged: "Cirrhosis"

Alcoholism

rmful substances. One of the most dangerousdiseases of the liver caused by long-term alcohol use is cirrhosis of the liver. Cirrhosiscauses the liver to become inflamed and scarred, which eventually k ... scarred, which eventually kills the liver and theperson. Over fourteen thousand deaths a year from cirrhosis are directly related toalcohol. Alcohol causes an increase in blood pressure, this makes t ...

(8 pages) 232 1 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcohol Abuse

to alcohol-related deaths is a group of 12 ailments wholly caused by alcohol, among which alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver and alcohol dependence syndrome are the most important. These 12 ailments tog ... probably accompanied by an increase in alcohol-related deaths, as suggested by the course of liver cirrhosis mortality, which, since the early twentieth century, has followed more-or-less the same tr ...

(11 pages) 153 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Alcoholism and its effect.

tardation. This next picture shows a human liver that has become unusable due to a condition called cirrhosis, which is also caused by alcohol, this condition causes the liver tissue to turn into scar ... d.b. There are 3 major conditions alcohol causes in the liver alcoholic hepatitis, fatty liver, and cirrhosis.C.These are only few of the consequences alcohol causes to your body, everyday scientists ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcoholism.

n Cancers, such as Cancer of the liver, esophagus, throat and larynx. Alcohol abuse can cause liver cirrhosis and immune system problems. Alcohol abuse can also cause brain damage. In economic terms a ...

(2 pages) 153 3 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Alcohol and effects on the body.

iseases humans can get if they drink a lot; the best known is associated with prolonged drinking is cirrhosis of the liver. A disorder called Fatty liver is caused of fatty acids in the liver, which l ... rder called Fatty liver is caused of fatty acids in the liver, which led to the first known case of cirrhosis. Some brain cells often die causing memory losses, confusion, and learning difficulty. The ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcohol Abuse

to alcohol-related deaths is a group of 12 ailments wholly caused by alcohol, among which alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver and alcohol dependence syndrome are the most important. These 12 ailments tog ... probably accompanied by an increase in alcohol-related deaths, as suggested by the course of liver cirrhosis mortality, which, since the early twentieth century, has followed more-or-less the same tr ...

(11 pages) 153 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drinking makes you impotent

disease, and it wreaks havoc on the liver. In fact, tens of thousands of people die every year from cirrhosis and alcohol-related diseases. While it's clear that heavy drinking is very unhealthy, ther ...

(1 pages) 26 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Effects of Alchoholism

ing leads to the loss of liver tissue, which causes scarring and fibrosis. This in turn can lead to Cirrhosis or death in a matter of weeks.3. Cirrhosis: Cirrhosis is the irreversible scarring of the ... weeks.3. Cirrhosis: Cirrhosis is the irreversible scarring of the liver. Fifty percent of cases of Cirrhosis of the liver are caused by alcohol.Each of these diseases can cause death, although it is ...

(5 pages) 88 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Hepatitis C

nic, long-term inflammation of the liver can cause liver cell damage and result in fibrosis or even cirrhosis.Fibrosis is scar tissue that forms in reaction to an infection or injury. It can occur in ... reaction to an infection or injury. It can occur in the liver as a result of long-term inflammation.Cirrhosis is a type of permanent and progressive liver damage. Any chronic liver disease can lead to ...

(7 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Alcohol Abuse

to alcohol-related deaths is a group of 12 ailmentswholly caused by alcohol, among which alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver andalcohol dependence syndrome are the most important. These 12 ailments toge ... as probably accompanied byan increase in alcohol-related deaths, as suggested by the course of livercirrhosis mortality, which, since the early twentieth century, has followedmore-or-less the same tre ...

(5 pages) 78 0 2.2 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Right Choice"

pride in not using it. Alcohol causes thousands of deaths each year, whether by alcohol poisoning, cirrhosis, or automobile crashes. By not drinking that night, I prevented all of those horrible inci ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Alcholism's consequences

stems include a wide range of digestive disorders such as ulcers, inflammation of the pancreas, and cirrhosis of the liver. The nervous system can also be permanently damaged. Blackouts, hallucination ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Hepatitis

patitis (in the case of hepatitis B, C, and D) or may be accompanied by fibrosis and progression to cirrhosis[4].Hepatitis AIt is a highly infectious disease that can be spread by feco-oral rout [1]. ... s disease can vary from asymptomatic to chronic persistent to chronic active which might develop to cirrhosis[4].Prevention is by giving HBV vaccine. For pregnant women we should give Hyperimmune seru ...

(2 pages) 71 3 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Gall Stones

bilirubin and calcium salts. Factors that contribute to the development of pigment stones include, cirrhosis, biliary tract infections and hereditary blood cell disorders.Gallstones can be as small a ...

(5 pages) 770 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Cause and Effects of Liver Failure

dy is attacking its own tissues. There are a group of symptoms which alert the doctor to hepatitis, cirrhosis, and/or potential liver failure.A person with liver failure usually has yellow skin. They ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol