Human Body Diseases

Human body diseases vary in both severity and diversity. Any body part or function can contract a disease or have a disorder. We are more capable today than ever before of combating these diseases and medicine is advancing every day.

Below are articles on diseases and disorders:

Skin Disorders

The skin is susceptible to physical injury and to infection by bacteria, virus, fungi, and exposure to sunlight. Rashes can be caused by allergic reactions and some skin disorders are hereditary.

Nervous System Disorders

Damage to the nervous system through physical injury or disease can impair both physical and mental function. The nervous system can be affected by infections, injury, tumors, and degenerative conditions.

Cardiovascular Disorders

Common heart diseases include structural defects, damage due to restricted blood supply, heart muscle disorders and viral infections. What we eat and the amount of exercise we get can affect our cardiovascular system.

Infections and Immune Disorders

Our bodies can be infected by bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa. Our immune systems work to combat these viruses. Our immune systems can also develop disorders and there are two types of immune system disorder; allergies and autoimmune diseases where the immune system over reacts and immunodefficiency diseases where it underacts and is too weak to cope with a threat.

Digestive Disorders

Problems with our digestive systems occur frequently mainly due to the food we consume. Viral infections and cancer can also affect our digestive systems. 

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