Tag Archives: Disorders

Children And Sleeping Disorders

by benarent Sleep is the bodys way of re-energizing and repairing the body. When the mind and body are unable to rest, they are not allowed to fully rejuvenate. Studies have shown that children who suffer from some type of sleep disorder are generally more likely to suffer behavioral and academic problems at school. Children… Read More »

Ferri’s Fast Facts in Dermatology: A Practical Guide to Skin Diseases and Disorders, 1e (Ferri’s Medical Solutions)

Written by renowned author Fred F. Ferri, MD, FACP, and featuring high-quality images from Drs. Studdiford and Tully – faculty members at Jefferson Medical College, Ferri’s Fast Facts in Dermatology presents “need-to-know” information on nearly 200 dermatologic disorders. Each topic includes color images displaying the disease, and the accompanying bulleted text provides an at-a-glance view.… Read More »

Eating Disorders

by DES Daughter In Hollywood, where the camera-like a binge itself-adds 10 pounds before you can say Twinkie, eating disorders are commonplace. Jane Fonda was bulimic from age 12 until 35 and admits that at one point she threw up 20 times a day. Sally Field began her three-year bout with bulimia at 20, spurred,… Read More »

Teenage Sleeping Disorders

by Jim Surkamp There is a sleep disorder that affects between seven to ten percent of teenagers called Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, also known as DNS. Most teenagers outgrow this disorder by the time they reach young adulthood. Less then one percent of adults are believed to have DSP. Often people mistake this sleep disorder… Read More »

Disorders of Blood Pressure Regulation: Phenotypes, Mechanisms, Therapeutic Options (Updates in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection)

This book aims to present a comprehensive classification of hypertensive phenotypes based on underlying target organ involvement. Particular emphasis is placed on review and assessment of clinical presentation, pathophysiologic mechanisms, and possible specific therapeutic options for each hypertension phenotype. Several of these phenotypes are well known and well described in the literature, such as prehypertension,… Read More »