Acquired Human Immuno Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS is a disease which affects the immune system of the body. It is a transmittable disease and is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV causes a person’s body to become vulnerable to infections and diseases.
Cancer is uncontrollable growth of cells in the body. Almost every third person in a developed country is affected by Cancer. It is not curable, but with the advancement in medicine, it is slightly controllable now. People use chemotherapeutic drugs, radiation therapy, surgeries and diagnosis for this purpose.
Polio is an acute viral infection and some of its symptoms are headache, nausea, muscle pain and fatigue. Polio eventually causes permanent paralysis of throat, chest or limbs among the victim’s body. This disease is eradicated from several regions but many children in Africa and South Asia are still affected every year.
Diabetic patients fail to produce insulin, eventually failing to maintaining healthy glucose or sugar levels in the body. This disorder is related to carbohydrate metabolism in a person’s body.
The common cold
The common cold is an acute viral infection which affects the upper respiratory tract first and then the lower respiratory tract. This might eventually lead to infections in eyes and ears. There is no real cure for this and it is easily transferred between people.
Asthma is a condition in which inflamed airways are constricted. This chronic disorder causes coughing, breathlessness, wheezing and chest tightness. This condition makes the victim very sensitive and he might face difficulty when exposed to pollen, smoke, air pollution or dust mites.
The respiratory tract of a person who suffers from this viral infection is affected. Influenza is also known as grippe or flu and some of its symptoms are soreness and pain in muscles and head, along with fever.