Essays Tagged: "Weight gain"

Seasonal Affective Disorder

y this disorder commonly suffer from depression, lethargy, inability to concentrate, overeating and weight gain. People from the north tend to suffer more from this disorder because of the shortened d ... undred dollars. Carbohydrates are an alternate way to suppress the symptoms, but the side effect is weight gain. It has been proven in studies, that those who crave carbohydrates also put on significa ...

(4 pages) 116 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay discusses how a major company is dealing with the issue of poor health and work performance.

roblems such as smoking, drinking, lack of exercise, stress, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, weight gain, and the neglection of seat belts all are among the population of workers across the US. ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Anorexia Nervosa is the subject of this essay. This essay was part of a project I did on the eating disorder.

Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which a person refuses to eat for fear of weight gain. An anorexic may appear to not have an appetite, even though signs of hunger are there, ... ulimia). Some symptoms of the disease are: intense fear of becoming obese that does not diminish as weight loss progresses, disturbance of body image, such as claiming to feel fat even when emaciated, ... sturbance of body image, such as claiming to feel fat even when emaciated, refusal to maintain body weight over a minimal normal weight for age and height, self-induced vomiting or use of laxatives an ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cushings Syndrome: The causes, effects, and treatments of the disease.

n the pituitary gland that causes it to produce too much cortisol. The most noticeable symptoms are weight gain on the face and in other parts of the body. Cushing's syndrome is usually diagnosed by m ... rs in the endocrine glands.A person with Cushing's leads to increased water retention that leads to weight gain and other problems. Excess in cortisol produces significant and serious change in the ap ...

(3 pages) 153 3 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The affects of Bipolar Disorder and teenage suicide.

person has a depressed mood or loses interest or pleasure in activities. Other symptoms can include weight gain, weight loss, sleep changes, feelings of worthlessness, guilt, difficultly concentrating ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

This is a project for my Intro to Pyschology class on anorexia nervosa.

Anorexia NervosaAnorexia nervosa is disorder characterized by a refusal to maintain normal weight, intense preoccupation with and unrealistic fear of weight gain, self-starvation, a distorted ... women)- Risk of disorder is higher amid adolescents preparing for careers that require attention to weight and/ or appearance (dancers, fashion models, professional athletes, and actors)- Women whose ...

(5 pages) 96 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A short paper explaining the diference between PMS and PMDD, and why feminists might be particularly concerned with the "mental disorder" PMDD.

ities, such as work, school, or even relationships.PMS has more physical symptoms such as bloating, weight gain, breast tenderness, swelling of hands and feet, aches and pains, poor concentration, sle ...

(1 pages) 44 1 1.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Bulimia Nervosa. How can people become bulimic? When did it get started? How do people with Bulimia Nervosa keep weight off? What is Bulimia Nervosa?

ervosa are similar to those with Anorexia Nervosa in that they are preoccupied with their shape and weight.In contrast to anorectics, bulimics binge eat and then use inappropriate methods, such as sel ... such as self-induced vomiting, abusing laxatives, abusing diuretics, or misusing enemas, to prevent weight gain. The diagnosis of bulimia nervosa is only made if the bulimic behaviors do not occur dur ...

(3 pages) 67 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Foods Essay: Special Dietary Requirment for Pregnancy

rements: Pregnancy Pregnant women must eat well and are encouraged to eat a variety of foods.Weight gain is a normal and healthy part of pregnancy, especially during the fourth weekthrough the ... , especially during the fourth weekthrough the end of pregnancy. Most women gain a normal amount of weight by eatinghealthfully, staying active, and allowing their appetite to guide food intake. ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An outline of the various drug treatments for bipolar disorder and their potential side effects and limitations.

e significantly less likely to experience a relapse.Potential Side effects:Nausea, memory problems, weight gain, and impaired coordination.Limitations:The nonresponse rate in rapidly cycling patients ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Breast Cancer

fect the body including nausea, vomiting, feeling tired, hair thinning or loss, menopause symptoms, weight gain or loss and have lot's of different emotional feelings. After Chemotherapy treatment you ...

(3 pages) 127 1 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Curing CF by gene therapy

g the intestines. Symptoms are salty-tasting skin, coughing, short breath, huge appetite yet little weight gain and bulky stools. Symptoms may vary due to the many mutations of the CF gene.How CF gene ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Eating Disorders - High school Sophomore Health Class

and Bulimia Nervosa.Compulsive overeating is characterized by uncontrollable eating and consequent weight gain. Compulsive overeaters use food as a way to cope with stress, emotional conflicts and da ... em, especially in people that have been victims of sexual abuse. They sometimes feel that being overweight will keep others at a distance and make them less attractive. Unlike anorexia and bulimia, th ...

(2 pages) 29 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diet and Exercise: Problem, solution or excuse?

up to gorge you either. This diet is all about self-control, as is any other diet. The problem with weight gain and weight lose isn't the type of diet you are on, it is individual eating habits and th ... eat if you don't exercise.We can't sit back and say that it is our parent's fault that we are over weight, or even that it is the fault of the economy. I live in the state of West Virginia. Here, the ...

(4 pages) 207 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Implanon - How the NHS is Failing Women.

I was told, the least hormonal out of all the contraceptives, and the most effective. Worried about weight gain and acne as I am susceptible to both on the pill, I was told that the weight gain experi ...

(6 pages) 50 3 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Eating Disorders.

r of men look at themselves in the mirror everyday and hate what they see. In their attempt to lose weight, they jeopardize and risk their own health so as to be accepted and fit into society. They ma ... eting due to social pressure, depression, puberty or for the sake of being in control of their body weight. Two main eating disorders millions of people face today are anorexia and bulimia.Individuals ...

(1 pages) 31 1 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Television can be harmful to children

ability to think creatively. Television minimizes children's social skills. Television also aids in weight gain. It also gives children violent ideas. Television can be a great educational tool but sh ... Interaction with people cannot be taught through television only in person. Television also aids in weight gain because kids are not going outside to play anymore. They are sitting in front of a telev ...

(15 pages) 138 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Media and the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity is a worldwide epidemic that has had a tremendous weight gain effect on our nation. Everyday television shows, commercials, movies and sitcoms, presen ... a whole. Every one of the points above which explain the effects of obesity, influence why we gain weight and why we struggle to lose weight. Diet, inactivity, psychological factors, genetics, age, c ... cigarette smoking, pregnancy, medications, medical problems, and alcohol all have a major impact on weight gain. Although issues of obesity may differ among women, men, and children, the same concerns ...

(7 pages) 156 1 4.6 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Burrough Welcome

atients life expectancy, increase their sense of wellness, boost their immune system, and help with weight gain. Clearly the benefits of AZT have a direct impact on the patients' quality of life; as a ... atients life expectancy, increase their sense of wellness, boost their immune system, and help with weight gain. Clearly the benefits of AZT have a direct impact on the patients' quality of life; as a ...

(4 pages) 75 0 3.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Fad Diets' Effects On Our Health

shown that "ninety-five percent of people who follow fad diets, like Atkins, will regain their lost weight back within the same year," according to the Anne Collins weight loss program. This diet elim ... rogram cuts out everything except meat products and dairy. It definitely isn't worth the short term weight loss you can achieve. Your body can feel deprived of the normal foods we eat on a daily basis ...

(6 pages) 51 1 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness