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Nicotine dependence

SYMPTOMS – Constant desire for tobacco in any form. If a person smokes tobacco, irritation also occurs sore throat and lungs, chronic cough, chronic bronchitis and premature skin aging, and may over time lead to lung cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, emphysema, respiratory diseases, heart disease, stroke, and/or many other types diseases and cancer. Women …

DRUGS – addiction

SYMPTOMS – Decreased desire to work, loss of attention, extreme drowsiness, frequent mood swings, loss of appetite and anxiety.Long-term drug use causes the destruction of cells, chromosomes, liver, kidneys and respiratory organs, and there is a high risk of cancer and sterility in men. Symptoms of drug withdrawal include insomnia, headache, diarrhea, sensitivity to light …

Dyslexia – disturbed ability to read

SYMPTOMS Difficulty reading due to brain damage. Letters that are similar to each other make the patient sometimes move them when reading (e.g. pot instead of top) or replaces (e.g. letter b for d). CAUSES Dyslexia is sometimes called hyperactivity, but there is a difference because dyslexia a complex syndrome, not a simple disorder. In …

Diarrhea – watery stools

SYMPTOMS Frequent and infrequent, watery stools, often with cramps, abdominal pain, thirst, sudden need to empty the bowels, vomiting and possible fever. CAUSES More severe diarrhea can lead to loss of essential electrolytes, such as potassium, and to cause pallor, lethargy, and black circles under the eyes. Diarrhea in young children is dangerous. Something must …