What are common lifestyle diseases?

Some of the common diseases encountered because of occupational lifestyle are Alzheimer's disease, arteriosclerosis, cancer, chronic liver disease/cirrhosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, nephritis/CRF, and stroke.
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What are some examples of lifestyle diseases?

Lifestyle diseases include atherosclerosis, heart disease, and stroke; obesity and type 2 diabetes; and diseases associated with smoking and alcohol and drug abuse. Regular physical activity helps prevent obesity, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, colon cancer, and premature mortality.
  • What is the first sign of heart failure?

    Heart failure signs and symptoms may include: Shortness of breath (dyspnea) when you exert yourself or when you lie down. Fatigue and weakness. Swelling (edema) in your legs, ankles and feet.
  • What blood test can detect heart problems?

    Glucose - this test measures the level of sugar in the blood. Liver and thyroid function - these tests measure liver function and the thyroid function. Troponin blood test - troponin is a protein which is released into the blood stream when the heart muscle is damaged.
  • What is the best test to check for heart problems?

    Besides blood tests and a chest X-ray, tests to diagnose heart disease can include:
    • Electrocardiogram (ECG).
    • Holter monitoring.
    • Echocardiogram.
    • Stress test.
    • Cardiac catheterization.
    • Cardiac computerized tomography (CT) scan.
    • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
B.

What are the seven lifestyle factors?

What are the seven healthy habits?
  • No smoking.
  • Stay physically active.
  • Eat a healthful diet.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Keep your cholesterol under control.
  • Keep your blood pressure at good levels.
  • Keep your blood sugar in check.
  • What does the abbreviation Hipaa mean what is its purpose?

    HIPAA: Acronym that stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, a US law designed to provide privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information provided to health plans, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.
  • What are three major things addressed in the Hipaa law?

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 contains the following three major provisions: Portability. Medicaid Integrity Program/Fraud and Abuse. Administrative Simplification.
  • What are the three main components of the Hipaa law?

    It was mentioned in the introduction that HIPAA is concerned with three basic issues. Although each of these issues – privacy, security, and administrative simplification – will be covered separately, don't forget that they are interdependent and are designed to work together to protect patient confidentiality.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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