Tag: CAUSES

Suicide

Suicide

Suicide is when a person intentionally ends his or her life. Over the ages society has had differing views regarding this act—from acceptance, in that this is a choice, to considering it as a sin. Currently it is felt that suicide is rather complex resulting from social stressors, psychology, and biological factors. In the United [...]

September 28, 2011 More
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessions and compulsions are fairly common mental phenomena that most people have experienced, but they can become severe enough to interfere with one’s functioning. At this point they are known as a disorder. Obsessions are repeated intrusive thoughts, usually unwelcome to the thinker, and may include ideas of a harmful, violent, sexual, or religious nature. [...]

September 20, 2011 More
Nausea

Nausea

Nausea is a common symptom that is associated with a wide variety of conditions. Nausea is an unpleasant sensation in the upper abdomen often referred to as “queasiness,” which is usually accompanied by an urge to vomit. Vomiting, usually preceded by nausea, is defined as the forceful ejection of stomach contents up to and out [...]

September 17, 2011 More

Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances

Idiopathic environmental intolerances (IEI), previously called multiple chemical sensitivities, is also known as environmental hypersensitivity (allergy) or environmental illness. Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances is an acquired condition in which a person repeatedly notices symptoms that seem triggered by exposure to a certain chemical substance(s) in amounts that are usually well tolerated by most people. CAUSES Idiopathic [...]

September 14, 2011 More