Asked in Health, Eating Disorders, Bulimia
Does the eating disorder characterized by self starvation and excessive weight loss is called bulimia nervous?
Starvation is Anorexia Nervosa. Bulimia is an eating disorder that invovles a binge followed my some kind of purge, most commonly induced vomitting but also laxatives, excessing exercise, etc. Anorexia Nervosa...
Asked in Nervous System, Conditions and Diseases, Brain
A disorder affecting the central nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures?
Epilepsy is a disorder affecting the central nervous system. It is characterized by recurrent seizures. ...
What is the difference between anorexia and nervosa?
Anorexia is the shoretened name for anorexia nervosa, which is an eating disorder. The term "nervosa" simply means it pertains to a mental ' nervous system condition. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology, Nerves
What does RSD nerve damage mean?
RSD is a chronic neurological syndrome characterized by: severe burning pain. pathological changes in bone and skin. excessive sweating. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS), also known as complex regional pain syndrome, is a rare disorder of the sympathetic nervous system that is characterized by chronic, severe pain. Excessive or abnormal responses of portions of the sympathetic nervous system are thought to be responsible for the pain associated with reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome. ...
Asked in Nervous System
Which ailment of the nervous system is characterized by regular convulsions?
hypertension and atheroclosis
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Does every animal have a brain?
No. Most do but not every animal does. Star fish, jellyfish and sponges do not have brains. The nervous system of the starfish is very simple, there is no brain, the nervous system is characterized by a nerve ring that surrounds the mouth. The nervous system of the the jellyfish is characterized by a series of interconnected nerve cells (a nerve net). ...
Are anorexia nervosa conditions related only to the digestive system?
Anorexia can affect the digestive system. But it often affetcs the internal organs (especially the heart), the nervous system, and the skeletal system, too. ...
Asked in Nerves
Which division of the autonomic nervous system is characterized by long preganglionic and short postganglionic fibers?
The parasympathetic nervous system has long preganglionic and short postganglionic fibers ...
Asked in Nervous System
The parasympathetic nervous system is characterized by peripheral ganglia is usually near?
organs and by short postganglionic fibers
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Is there any connection between anorexia and the endorcrine system?
Yes. Though anorexia (anorexia nervosa) is regarded as a mental health issue and usually is associated with the nervous system pathologies, there are many affects of anorexia on the endocrine system, mostly because most hormones require protein for their production. Also, the metabolic processes in the body are put under great stress because they do not have enough nutrients to perform properly. This can become evident when a woman that has anorexia stops menstruating. ...
Asked in Stomach
What can cause someone to feel sick to their stomach all the time?
Excessive anxiety (or nervous tension) is the leading cause.
How does the sympathetic nervous system work for an against us in today's world?
The sympathetic nervous system still allows us to have a fight or flight response, but it can also lead to an excessive stress response. ...
Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights
What has the author Walter Langdon-Brown written?
Walter Langdon-Brown has written: 'The practitioner's encyclopaedia of medical treatment' 'Chapters of Cambridge medical history' 'The sympathetic nervous system in disease' -- subject(s): Sympathetic nervous system, Nervous system, Diseases 'Anorexia nervosa' -- subject(s): Anorexia nervosa 'From witchcraft to chemotherapy' -- subject(s): Chemotherapy, Therapeutics, Witchcraft 'Some chapters in Cambridge medical history' -- subject(s): Cambridge, Cambridge. University. Medical school ...
What effects does Anorexia have upon family?
Anorexia, of course, can cause numerous health and emotional problems on a person. But the stress of trying to help and care for a sick person with anorexia is also tough on the family. It can be vrey stressful. Also, the blame-finger may be pointed and that can be bad and cause tension and fighting within a family, too. Anorexia may make the whole family more nervous and anxious, and be wary to be around the anorexic sufferer.as he or she...
Asked in Word Games, Sleep Disorders
A syndrome characterized by recurrent uncontrollable seizures of drowsiness and sleep?
Narcolepsy is a disorder of the central nervous system that is characterised by drowsiness and sleep attacks at inappropriate times. ...
Asked in Parkinson's Disease
How does parkinson's disease affect the nervous system?
Parkinson's disease is a disease in which, you have a disorder in your brain characterized by shaking, and difficulty. You get this by having deteriorated nerve cells, which means, you nerve cells are rugged or tired down. It affects the nervous system because, the brain is apart of the nervous system and this disease causing-shaking and is a disorder in the brain....
Asked in Anorexia Nervosa
Who suffers from Anorexic?
Anorexic is the noun used to describe someone with anorexia nervosa. And anyone can have it. Anyone suffering from anxiety, delusions, abuse, or trauma is subject to this nasty mind disease. Anorexia is simply the medical term for loss of appetite, and isn't a disease but a symptom to be taken into account where other health issues are concerned. Anorexia doesn't mean aversion to food or refusal to eat, or any of the other symptoms we associate with the serious disease, Anorexia Nervosa. So if...
Asked in Mental Health, Anxiety Disorders, Emotions
What defines anxiety disorder?
Anxiety disorder is a nervous condition characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks. Everyone experiences anxiety on occasion such as when preparing to speak before an audience or when taking your first airplane ride, etc. But, when it's continuous without the typical provoking situations and strong enough to interfere with daily activity it's a disorder ...
Which genetic disorder is characterized by a buildup of fatty tissue in the nervous system?
Tay Sacks disease is a genetic disease in lipid is accumulated in brain .It also called lysosomal storage disease . ...