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Unit 3 (Ch 11,13,8) Study Guide
One difference between over-the-counter medication and prescription medication is that over-the-counter
medications can be purchased without a doctor's written order.
Alzheimer's disease affects memory, thinking and speech.
Using medicine for enjoyment rather than to treat an illness is an example of abusing drugs.
People with insulin-dependent diabetes must give themselves daily injections of insulin.
Pollen is a powdery substance that comes from plants.
In type II diabetes insulin is produced but not used effectively.
Hives are a common allergic reaction of the skin.
Excessive thirst, blurred vision, and frequent urination are symptoms of diabetes.
Allergy shots contain allergens.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis.
Symptoms of an asthma attack include wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty in breathing.
It is not unusual to suffer from mild depression every now and then as a normal part of life.
Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that attacks the brain and affects thinking, memory, and behavior.
A phobia is an inappropriate or exaggerated fear of something specific, such as high places.
Arthritis is a group of more than 100 conditions, all of which cause painful swelling and stiffness of the
joints.
A person with bipolar disorder has extreme mood swings for no apparent reason.
If someone tells you that he or she is thinking about suicide, you should not promise to keep it a secret.
A teen hot line is a special telephone service that teens can call when they need someone to talk to.
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