College Research Writing
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a primary cause of death for both men and women in the United States. CHD includes acute myocardial infarction (MI), angina pectoris, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, and all forms of chronic ischemic heart disease (Buttarro, 2013).
I was recently watching a documentary that involved people who had the urge of losing weight. These individuals were put on a special diet under the care of a dietician or nutritionist. The same individuals underwent vigorous training and were placed under frequent monitoring by clinical nutritionist.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is widely known in the treatment of depression, phobias and anxiety disorders. In the recent past, this therapy has become indispensable in treating alcoholism and other forms of drug addiction (Cooper, 2012).
Aspirin and other NSAIDS function by blocking the prostaglandins which are crucial in sensitizing the peripheral pain receptors. These drugs have three effects including anti-inflammation, antipyretic and analgesic functions (Foye, Lemke, & Williams, 2013)
Asthma is a long-term illness of respiratory tract involving inflammation and constriction of the airways. Asthma causes a recurrence wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. Coughing occurs mainly in the morning and early in the night (Arshad & Babu, 2009).
Nurse practitioners are registered and have a degree in nursing. Advanced education allows the nurse to diagnose illnesses and other conditions while working with a physician in developing treatment plans (White & Truax, 2013).
Diabetes mellitus as chronic illness affects the lives of people in the modern world. Despite government intervention in the provision of medical drugs that help in control of blood sugar levels, type 2 diabetes mellitus remain a concern for the Richmond community in California.
1 Choose one of the health promotion theories discussed this week. Discuss how you might use that theory in planning your community health promotion program. How does it focus on the individuals and the environment in which they live?