Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What is life expectancy for patient with mixed connective tissue disease?
A patient with mixed connective tissue disease will require a doctor's care. The doctor will diagnose, treat, and assist the patient in understanding life expectancy and outcome. ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Why is the blood considered a connective tissue?
Blood is considered a liquid connective tissue. All connective tissues have additional substances in their extracellular matrix, like ground substance, that when mixed in different ratios with the extracellular matrix can produce connective tissue such as blood, that is a liquid, or something much harder, bone. ...
Asked in Nutrition
A protein in the connective tissue of meat that cannot be softened and tenderized by cooking?
Elastin. Usually found mixed in with other CTs like collagen, elastin is essentially impossible to render edible. ...
Asked in Jell-O
What ingredients do they use in jello?
"Jello" is a brand name for a type of gelatin that is pre-mixed with sugar or artificial sweetener, artificial flavorings and food coloring. Gelatin is a byproduct of the meat industry, and comes from boiling skin, bones, hooves, tendons and other connective tissue of meat animals. ...
Asked in Health
What are some things that cause Raynauds disease?
The cause of Raynaud's phenomenon is not completely understood. It is known that the constriction of blood vessels in affected areas (known as vasospasm) can be brought on by exposure to cold and excessive stress, temporarily limiting blood flow. Some researchers are also studying if genetics is related to Raynaud's phenomenon. Conditions and factors which cause secondary Raynaud's phenomenon include: Scleroderma Lupus Rheumatoid arthritis Sjogren's syndrome Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Dermatomyositis Polymyositis Repetitive stress Smoking Certain medications Hypothyroidism ...
Asked in Muscular System
What is the term given to mounds of lipid material mixed with smooth muscle cells and calcium that develop in the artery walls?
Plaques are mounds of lipid material, mixed with smooth muscle cells and calcium that develop in the artery walls in atherosclerosis. Fatty streaks are an accumulation of just cholesterol and other lipids along the artery wall. They do not contain calcium and smooth muscle cells as plaques do. We get fatty streaks very early in childhood, then as we grow into adolescence, the fatty streaks gain fibrous connective tissue. Then as we age into young adults those fibrous connective tissues can calcify and...
Asked in Pregnancy Tests, Autoimmune Diseases, Blood
What does a positive ANA blood test mean?
This is from a web.. i just got a positive ANA test myself, been researching like crazy to figure out what it could be.. http://arthritis.about.com/od/diagnostic/a/ana.htm Types of Antibodies In order to understand the ANA (antinuclear antibody) test, it is first important to understand different types of antibodies. Antibodies are proteins, produced by white blood cells, which normally circulate in the blood to defend against foreign invaders such as bacteria, viruses, and toxins. Autoantibodies, instead of acting against foreign invaders as normal antibodies do, attack the body's...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Ballet, Jazz Dancing
What illness or disease affects the fascia of the body?
Adhesions Adhesive capsulitis Benign joint hypermobility syndrome Calcific tendinitis Cardiac tamponade Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cellulitis Compartment syndrome Constrictive pericarditis Dermatomyositis Dupuytren's contracture Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Eosinophilic fasciitis Fibromyalgia Hemopneumothorax Hemothorax Hernia Marfan's syndrome Meningitis Mixed connective tissue disease Myofascial pain syndrome Necrotizing fasciitis Pericardial effusion Pericarditis Peritonitis Plantar fasciitis Pleural effusion Pleurisy Pneumoperitoneum Pneumothorax Polyarteritis nodosa Rheumatoid arthritis Scars Scleroderma Scoliosis Sprain Systemic lupus erythematosus Tendinitis Wegener's granulomatosis ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases
Is charcot Marie tooth disease a autoimmune disease?
No, it's an inherited disorder. Mutation happen in certain chromosomes affecting the protein formation in axon. The results is a mixed motor and sensory disease with muscle weakness and neuropathy. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What is autoimmmune disorders?
Autoimmune Disorders List (63) Alopecia Areata Anklosing Spondylitis Antiphospholipid Syndrome Autoimmune Addison's Disease Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Autoimmune Hepatitis Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS) Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ATP) Behcet's Disease Bullous Pemphigoid Cardiomyopathy Celiac Sprue-Dermatitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Immune Deficiency Syndrome (CFIDS) Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Cicatricial Pemphigoid Cold Agglutinin Disease CREST Syndrome Crohn's Disease Dego's Disease Dermatomyositis Dermatomyositis - Juvenile Discoid Lupus Essential Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Fibromyalgia - Fibromyositis Grave's Disease Guillain-Barre Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) IgA Nephropathy Insulin Dependent Diabetes (Type I) Juvenile Arthritis Lupus Meniere's Disease Mixed connective Tissue Disease Multiple Sclerosis Myasthenia Gravis Pemphigus Vulgaris Pernicious Anemia Polyarteritis Nodosa Polychondritis Polyglancular Syndromes Polymyalgia Rheumatica Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis Primary Agammaglobulinemia Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Psoriasis Raynaud's Phenomenon Reiter's Syndrome Rheumatic Fever Rheumatoid Arthritis Sarcoidosis Scleroderma Sjogren's Syndrome Stiff-Man Syndrome Takayasu Arteritis Temporal Arteritis/Giant Cell Arteritis Ulcerative Colitis Uveitis Vasculitis Vitiligo Wegener's Granulomatosis ...
Can taking seroquel with methadone increase the effects of the methadone?
It can be very fatal when these two medications are mixed together. Please consult your physician before taking this combination of medications. ...
Asked in Mumbai
what was Ancient India's use for gold?
In alchemy, the gold was turned into a salt and taken internally to support conductive tissue health and to keep the body and mind strong. It was also mixed with the salts of the cedar and provided a liquid mineral, consumed to prevent disease and cancer. The same is being done to day with the "white powder of gold". ...
Asked in Life Insurance
Can people with mixed connective disease get life insurance?
This will depend on what state you are located in. Most states allow what they call a "Guarantee Issue Life" policy, in nearly all cases, regardless of health. Before answering your question for sure, it would be necessary to know your state of residence (or that of the insured individual). Feel free to contact me via my profile for more information, or email email@example.com ...