Essays Tagged: "Vomiting"

Abstract: Characterization of Serum Lipoprotein Profiles of Healthy, Adult Cats and Idiopathic Feline Hepatic Lipidosis Patients

t common hepatobiliary disorders in cats. Signs of hepatic lipidosis include anorexia, weight loss, vomiting and lethargy. Hepatic lipidosis occurs when the accumulation of triglyceride in the liver i ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

epeat episodes of binging (consuming large amounts of food in a short time) associated with induced vomiting.To support our definitions we interviewed Dr. David Praul of Charter Hospital by fax.1. Is ... n of the kidneys, imbalance in the bodily chemicals and damage to colon or urinary tracts. Constant vomiting erodes dental enamel and gives the person a sore throat and gullet.Each disorder places tre ...

(4 pages) 188 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Reye Syndrome

ome may often be mistook for a recurrence of the flu, or extreme exhaustion. These symptoms include vomiting, confusion, lack of coordination, distorted balance, irritability, a stupor-like state, and ... ty, a stupor-like state, and a recent infection from a viral illness. The symptoms often begin with vomiting and progress to a stupor and near comatose state. This disease is often found in young chil ...

(4 pages) 48 0 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Eating Disorders

to three percent develop bulimia nervosa, a destructive pattern of excessive overeating followed byvomiting or other ' purging ' behaviors to control their weight. These eating disorders also occur i ... ith bulmia nervosa consume large amounts of food and then rid their bodies of the excess calories byvomiting, abusing laxatives or excersising obsessively. Some use a combination of all these forms of ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


e than what they appear to be. The symptoms start out like the flu with coughing, fever, aches, and vomiting. However, the disease gradually worsens with symptoms of extreme weakness and excrushatatin ... is the mild mannered virus compared to the other viruses. It has the symptoms of influenza, fever, vomiting, loss of appetite, and weakening of body, but it does have some differences such as jaundic ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Fabry Disease

rease in size and number. Other symptoms of this disease are burning pains in hand or feet, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pains, dizziness, headaches and generalized weakness. Swelling of the legs, caus ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ry andwhen youcome home y ou are horribly sick. Your head hurts, you have a highfever, and you startvomiting. Chances are that you may havecontracted the Ebola virus. Ebola was firstdiscovered in the ... riod ofabout two days to two weeks(16). It causes high fever,chills, internal and external bleeding,vomiting, the eyes turnred and the skin becomes b lotchy and bruises appear. The surfaceveinsand art ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Bulimia;topics;symptoms, causes, effects, treatments, what you can do to help get bulimia under control, risk factors, stress, and peer pressure, and who is most likely to develop bulimia.

inappropriate methods of weight control (purging). Inappropiate methods of wieght control, include vomiting, fasting, enemas, excessive use of laxatives and diuretics, or complulsive exercises. Shape ... chistric hospitalization is required and all eating and elimination (urinating, bowel movements and vomiting) are controlled and carefully observed at every moment. As symptoms are brought under contr ...

(4 pages) 156 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about Jonas Salk, so the title is "Jonas Salk."

ortive poliomyelitis," that is characterized by fever, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, diminished appetite, and a general sick feeling. These symptoms only last for three days. ... ated to abortive poliomyelitis, but also include a stiff, sore neck, but the headache, nau-sea, and vomiting are more severe in polio virus meningitis than in abortive poliomyeli-tis. People with poli ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

This essay was a short paper written about migraines for my biology class.

What is a Migraine?A pounding head, waves of nausea, shimmering images, vomiting, and sensitivity to light or sound are just a few symptoms of a migraine. People all over t ...

(3 pages) 110 2 3.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


arving to death. They may try to stop eating entirely, exercise excessively, or purge their food by vomiting or misusing laxatives. This disorder is not only limited to teenage girls as many think , s ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Provides you with all the things you have to know about rotavirus.

lly occurs 1-3days after infected and it last normal 4-6 days. The first symptom that shows will be vomiting and diarrhea will begin the following day. An infected child can be able to spread the dise ...

(1 pages) 59 4 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


such extremes as starving themselves in order to keep thin, and some use additional methods such as vomiting, taking excessive amounts of laxatives, or exercising profusely. Bulimia nervosa on the oth ... of time, also known as binge eating. Another symptom of bulimia is ridding oneself of food through vomiting, using laxatives, or over-exercising, commonly known as purging.What makes a young woman as ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Black Death. Symptoms, Causes, and cures of the black death that plagued Europe between 1347-1351.

common; the symptoms included enlarged and inflamed lymph nodes (around arm pits, neck and groin), vomiting, headaches, fevers of 101-105 degrees Fahrenheit, and nausea. These symptoms took from 1-7 ...

(2 pages) 130 0 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Elizabethan Era: Diseases and medicines.

other way to become infected. Symptoms include extreme diarrhea, sharp muscle cramps, and fever and vomiting. Cholera is rapid acting and death occurs 12-48 hours of infection. Cholera had no medicine ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marijuana should be legal for medicinal purposes. It is about how marijuana should be legal for medicinal purposes

ng the all of the good cells in your body too. Every second you feel extremely nauseous and you are vomiting constantly, and you just don't want to eat, and you feel like dieing. Now you really wish t ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.1 Feb/2004

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

Cholera and its Implications for the Modern World

agellum. Thebacterium produces a toxin that causes the small intestine to secrete fluids, leading tovomiting and diarrhea. The life cycle of the cholera bacterium is simple; Vibrio cholerareproduces b ... ation, nausea, dizziness, and anxiousness. The next setof visible symptoms are watery diarrhea, and vomiting, which ranges in levels ofseriousness. As much as a pint of water an hour can be lost as th ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Health Midterm Review--Sex ,Rape, and Pregnancy

rape drugs? How can you prevent being drugged?-The effects of date rape drugs are: unconsciousness, vomiting, a warm fuzzy feeling, and not remembering what happened. You can prevent getting drugged b ...

(4 pages) 42 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Isolationism. This essay has to deal with the role of America as an isolationist country during the 1920's and the 1930's.

limited in the 1920's due to the fact that some Americans believed that "a sickly Europe was indeed vomiting on America." In 1921, the Emergency Quota Act was passed, restricting European immigrants t ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lassa Fever an Epidemic

onThis is a volatile disease with symptoms as disgusting as its name. The first stage is occasional vomiting. The second stage is dilating of the eyes, delusions, foaming at the mouth and severe vomit ... nd kidney failure which are very severe symptoms. Mild symptoms include high fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and mouth ulcers, facial swelling, mucousal leading, back pain, restrosternal pa ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology