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Important Reasons for Physical Activity

Important Reasons for Physical Activity

Important Reasons for Physical Activity Physical activity can be defined as any movement of your body that uses energy. Thus, housework can be a physical activity – and can even be a great form of exercise if you really get into it. Common types of physical activity include dancing, swimmin.....

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Vomiting

Vomiting

Vomiting Definition Vomiting is a matter ejected from the stomach through the mouth, usually as a result of involuntary muscle contractions. The causes of vomiting are as wide ranging as those for nausea and include anything from food poisoning or gastritis to head injuries and brain cancer. Naus.....

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Meditation

Meditation

Meditation Definition Meditation means to drop everything which is in one’s memory and to come to state where only consciousness remains, where only awareness remains. It is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it.....

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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 Definition Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble, complex organic compound containing cobalt, found especially in meat, liver, eggs, milk, and milk products. It is also called cobalamin. It is necessary for the synthesis of DNA by the body, for the production of blood cells, and for maintain.....

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Mercury Poisoning – Overview

Mercury Poisoning – Overview

Mercury poisoning is the ill effects on human’s nervous system and other bodily systems due to the over-exposure of mercury. Mercury is a neurotoxin, meaning it affects the nervous system. Mercury poisoning is a disease caused by exposure to mercury or its toxic compounds. Mercury is a cumulati.....

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Effects of Lead on Human Body

Effects of Lead on Human Body

Effects of Lead on Human Body Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the Earth’s crust. Its widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many parts of the world.   Lead Effects on Various Organs L.....

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Lead Poisoning in Human Body

Lead Poisoning in Human Body

Lead poisoning Lead is a very strong poison. When a person swallows a lead object or inhales lead dust, some of the poison can stay in the body and cause serious health problems. Lead is a naturally occurring metal. It is used in industry and, in the past, was added to petrol and household paints.....

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Arsenic Poisoning – Overview

Arsenic Poisoning – Overview

Arsenic Poisoning Arsenic poisoning, happens when a person takes in dangerous levels of arsenic. Arsenic is a natural semi-metallic chemical that is found all over the world in groundwater.  It also exists in compounds that may be inorganic or organic. Arsenic poisoning can cause major health c.....

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About Asthma

About Asthma

About Asthma Definition Asthma is a common lung disorder in which inflammation causes the bronchi to swell and narrow the airways, creating breathing difficulties that may range from mild to life-threatening. It is a complex clinical syndrome of chronic airway inflammation characterized by recurr.....

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Inflammation

Inflammation

Inflammation Definition Inflammation is the reaction of a part of the body to injury or infection, characterized by swelling, heat, redness, and pain. The process includes increased blood flow with an influx of white blood cells and other chemical substances that facilitate healing. The function .....

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About Itch

About Itch

About Itch Definition Itch is a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation. It is also known as pruritus, which is a sensation that causes the desire or reflex to scratch. Modern science has shown that itch has many similarities to p.....

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About Carbohydrate

About Carbohydrate

About Carbohydrate Definition Carbohydrate is any of a large class of organic compounds consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, usually with twice as many hydrogen atoms as carbon or oxygen atoms. Carbohydrates are produced in green plants by photosynthesis and serve as a major energy source .....

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