Childhood Diseases Physical Therapy

  • Disease

    Questions: Diseases of poverty and the 10/90 Gap. 1. What is the 10/90 gap? This is where 10 per cent of global health research is devoted to conditions that account for 90 per cent of the global disease burden. 2. What are neglected diseases according to this paper? Neglected diseases are diseases such as Leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, Chagas’disease, leprosy, Guinea worm, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis. 3. According to figure one how many people a year die from childhood disease

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  • Abnormal Psychology and Therapy

    Abnormal Psychology and Therapy Stella Cook April 30, 2012 Sarah Bihms MA Psychology Psychology 300 University of Phoenix College of Social Science Abnormal psychology is a field of study that is devoted to the study of mental dysfunction

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity What is childhood obesity? Childhood obesity is where excessive body fat affects a child health or wellbeing negatively. When a parent constantly gives their child sugar, and more sugar, and they eat food at night and just go straight to sleep, the food that they just ate digest slowly and that’s where the gaining of the weight starts. Don’t let kids eat so much at night, and in the daytime to, because it’s not doing anything but putting a health risk on the child. What are

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  • Childhood Obestiy and Physical Education

    Childhood obesity is an important issue because of the staggering proportions that this disease has reached in the past few years. Certain genetic factors paired with changing lifestyles and culture has produced kids (and adults) who are generally not as healthy as people were just a few decades ago. Widespread obesity has been the extreme result of these changes. I chose this topic because I have worked with children all of my life. I plan to continue my work with children in the future, possibly

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  • Childhood Obesity

    RUNNING HEAD: CHILDHOOD OBESITY 1 Childhood Obesity C. Kevin Barr SOC120 John Meeks February 8, 2013 CHILDHOOD OBESITY 2 Childhood Obesity and the Health Concerns Obesity is such a hot topic in America today and childhood obesity and the ethical arguments over obesity has greatly increased over the last 10 years. Health problems that occur from this deadly disease is something

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  • Disease Trends and the Delivery of Health Care

    persons aged >65 years during 2010--2030. Worldwide, the average life span is expected to extend another 10 years by 2050. The growing number of older adults increases demands on the public health system and on medical and social services. Chronic diseases, which affect older adults disproportionately, contribute to disability, diminish quality of life, and increased health- and long-term--care costs. Increased life expectancy reflects, in part, the success of public health interventions, but public

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  • Respiratory Therapy

    Respiratory Therapy is a health profession that specializes in Cardio Pulmonary functions and health. Respiratory therapists help with prevention, assessing patients, treatment, diagnostic evaluation, education, and care. They treat patients from all ages, from babies to the elderly. The requirements in becoming a Respiratory Therapist are taking Human Anatomy, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, and Mathematics at a high school or college level. To begin the Respiratory Therapy Program out

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  • Physical Therapy White Paper

    (2013). Physical Therapy Figure 1. Sellers, J. (2013). Physical Therapy By: Corbin Felts By: Corbin Felts Communicating Effectively in the Field of Physical Therapy Communicating Effectively in the Field of Physical Therapy Injuries cannot be avoided in the world of competitive sports. Of course, when injuries occur, they must be treated. The significance and type of injury can vary but it is the physical therapist’s responsibility to insure quality treatment. The duties of a physical therapist

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  • Linking Factors to Childhood Obesity and Interventions

    Linking Factors to Childhood Obesity and Interventions: A Literature Review Dontonio Earls Colin University Abstract The prevalence of childhood obesity worldwide has created an immense concern in how to combat the chronic disease; however, researchers have found that there are fundamental risk factors that contribute to childhood obesity. Because of this immense concern, researchers have examined several risk factors that may be linked to the rising number of obesity among children. The literature

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  • Role of Physical Therapy for Stroke

    Running Head: Physical Activity and Stroke Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Stroke His/her Name University Name Abstract Researchers and scientists have always favored preventive measures to avoid the conditions which result in undergoing a rigorous treatment. In this view physical activity or fitness training programs have been found having significant effects in the prevention of strokes as well as at post care stage as treatment

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  • Importance of Physical Therapy

    Importance of Physical Therapy Physical therapy is very important in improving primary health care and improve the quality of life.Physiotherapists can work in areas,working with patients who have limited used of their own bodies due to injury or disability, a physical therapist builds flexibility,strength,and spirit preoccupied with pain relief and restoration of maximum functional level possible. Can also be used for different diseases in human body.Rehabilitation .their goals

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  • Poverty as a Childhood Disease

    Psychology in the News: Poverty as a Childhood Disease by Perry New York Times (May 13, 2013) In this article, it explains how damaging poverty can have on a child’s development and how raising children in poverty complicates everything. Buying the right groceries, attaining good medical attention, educational opportunities, and security at home are all affected by where the family stands financially. Even health problems such as diabetes, obesity, substance abuse, and mental illness, to name

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  • Coping with Childhood Cancer

    Coping With Childhood Cancer For a parent, there is nothing quite as unnerving as receiving the news that your child has been diagnosed with Cancer. Not only the parents are affected, but also the siblings and other family members. Life for the family instantly changes. Parents must be away from work. Siblings might need to be cared for by relatives or friends. The child (patient) becomes the major focus of family time and attention. All other concerns are put

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  • Huntington Disease

    HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE Huntington’s Disease Bradley Amos St. Ambrose University March 21, 2011 Huntington’s Disease Huntington’s disease is a devastating and progressive neurological disorder that results primarily from degeneration of nerve cells deep in the center of the brain that waste away (PubMed Health, 2011). According to National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke (2010) more than 15,000 Americans suffer from this debilitating disease. Nearly

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  • Dance Therapy

    Introduction Dance therapy is a kind of psychotherapy that uses movement to promote the social, mental, emotional, and physical improvement of an individual. Dance is the most important key of the arts it involves a direct expression of someone’s self over one’s body. It is specifically a powerful medium for therapy. Dance therapy is the use of movement to recover the mental and physical health of a person. Dance therapy is the use of movement to recover the mental and physical health of a person

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  • Gene Therapy

    Assignment 2: Gene Therapy Science 115 – Introduction to Biology March 1, 2014 Gene therapy is the transplantation of normal genes into cells in place of missing or defective ones in order to correct genetic disorders (Genetics home reference, n.d). This is a promising treatment for diseases such as inherited disorders, some types of cancer, and certain viral infections. The way this treatment works is by introducing genetic material into cells to compensate for genes that are abnormal or

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  • Online Therapy

    Online Therapy BSHS/352 February 3,2014 Online Therapy Therapy can be seen as a way for a client to work through an issue in their life. A client may find that they don't feel comfortable sitting in an office with a therapist discussing their issues or concerns but that they would rather obtain therapy by accessing the Internet and utilizing online therapy. With modern technology it makes it much easier to access different forms of online therapy

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood Obesity Family-based treatment is more effective than individual treatment for childhood obesity diagnoses in America. Childhood obesity is a medical condition in which a child has excessive body mass index for the child’s age and height. Childhood obesity is a growing problem which has led to an epidemic in America. There are several contributing factors which lead adolescents to be diagnosed with pediatric obesity. Some American medical professionals are focusing on preventing and

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  • Childhood Depressionn

    Childhood Depression Abstract Empirical evidence shows that that depression disorder in children is a common condition that affects emotional, physical, and social development. Risk factors include parental conflict, a family history of depression, poor peer relationship, negative thinking, and deficit in coping skills. Treatment criteria of children and adults are the same, with the exception that children may display irritability rather than depressed or sad mood, and loss of weight may be

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  • Childhood

    Cause and Effect Essay Childhood obesity is becoming a huge problem in the world today, it has been the highest rise cause of obesity in a child life. Being overweight is a serious medical condition that can affect individuals well into their adolescents. Obesity is particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once confined to adults, such as diabetes and many others problems. The mayor cause of being overweight in children

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  • Childhood Depression

    Early Childhood Depression Depression is something that not only adults struggle with but young children often struggle with it as well. Children become disappointed, frustrated, and a lot of times filled with hopelessness and a sense of need. When this happens often, there could be a deeper meaning why they are feeling these emotions rather than going through a certain age. Depression can start in children as young as the age of 3 (Luby, 1). Many people have found it difficult to clearly determine

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  • Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse Shobila Kaligounder Marymount University Introduction As per UNICEF’s (2014) definition, sexual violence against children comprises any sexual activities imposed by an adult on a child against which the child is entitled to protection by criminal law. This includes: (a) The inducement or coercion of a child to engage in any unlawful or psychologically harmful sexual activity; (b) The use of children in commercial sexual exploitation; (c) The use of children

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  • Music Therapy: the New Approach for Psychiatric Patient

    Music Therapy: The New Approach for Psychiatric Patient Introduction Music therapy is the use of music interventions to achieve individualized goals of healing the body, mind, and spirit. It involves skilled music therapists, who act as mediators to interact with patients, assesses their physical, emotional, and mental needs, and offer them with the necessary healing through music. Music therapy integrates various musical elements and certain therapeutic protocols to achieve certain

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  • Prolozone Therapy

    Prolozone Therapy Outline: 5. How does it work? 1. What is prolozone? 6. The procedure benefits 2. History 7. Conditions that prolozone treat effectively 3. Is prolozone the same as prolotherapy? 8. Conclusion 4. What causes pain? 1. What is prolozone? Prolozone is derived from

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  • Childhood Obesity

    CHILDHOOD OBESITY Obesity in children And adolescents is a serious issue in America today, causing many health and social consequences for our Nation’s youth. Preventing obesity and learning more about treatment Options is a key step in controlling the obesity epidemic. In situations where there is serious health, psychological or social problems, parents should seek out the best possible advice (Child Hood Obesity, n.d.). CAUSES • Physical Activity: Lack of

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  • Therapy

    Examining Physical Therapy in Detail Physical therapy became an existing treatment as early as the 5th century. The earliest documented history of when physical therapy began as both a treatment method but also a career was in the late 1800s, which was when the nurses from England established the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (Eugene Physical Therapy, 2011). For over more than a century and since its development, physical therapy has expanded with multi-faceted treatment regimens, as well

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  • Gene Therapy

    Gene Therapy SCI115 Introduction to Biology Professor Cassie Prisco November 28, 2014 Gene therapy is a rapidly growing field of medicine in which genes are introduced into the body to treat diseases. It is the name applied to the treatment of inherited diseases by corrective genetic engineering of the dysfunctional genes. It is part of a broader field called genetic medicine, which involves the screening, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of hereditary conditions in humans. The results

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  • Childhood Disorders

    cleanliness | DIAGNOSTIC TESTS | MAIN TREATMENT | Stool gram stain and culture (if bloody stools)Stool for Ova & Parasites (if hx suggestive)CBC – assess for anemia/infectionUrinalysis and urine culture (r/o UTI)Electrolytes | Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) is one of the major worldwide health advances of the last decade:Safer, less painful, and less costly than IV rehydrationOral rehydration solution enhances and promotes reabsorption of H2O and NaReduces vomiting, diarrhea, and duration of illnessORT

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  • Milieu Therapy & Physical Activity

    Cognitive milieu therapy and physical activity: experiences of mastery and learning among patients with dual diagnosis, by L. Borge, J.I. Rossberg, and S. Sverdrup the researchers examined milieu therapy paired with physical activity. The objective of the study was to examine cognitive milieu therapy (CMT) in psychiatric institution from the point of view of the patients. The researchers looked to gain in depth knowledge of inpatients reactions to acquiring new skills through CMT and physical activity.

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Final Paper Introduction Despite its problem in the world now many doctors, teachers, and parents are trying to better the situation. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and I truly believe that with the right approach and the proper awareness childhood obesity could become nonexistent. I truly believe everyone wants to put a stop to childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has become a huge problem throughout the years, and is now increasing significantly. The problem itself goes back in recent years

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  • Physical Exercise

    Physical Exercise Submitted by Reshma Gupte XII – E Physical ExercisePhysical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health or wellness. It is performed for various reasons. These include strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance and for enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular

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  • Physical Therapy

    Becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant Do you dream of making a difference in the world but you are not so sure where to start? As you watch the latest episode of your favorite nighttime television drama, Grey’s Anatomy, you ponder at the thought of becoming a successful surgeon like the characters on the show. Their lives seem so fulfilling, you think as you watch the surgeon beat all odds and remove a tumor from a patient who had been told was inoperable. Yet a life of such significant meaning

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  • Proton Therapy

    Proton Therapy Name Institution Date Proton Therapy Introduction Proton therapy refers to an advanced as well as effective form of treatment for malignant tumors without causing damage to adjacent body tissue and organs. In the U.S.A cancer stand out as the second most common cause of death. In fact, cancer account for approximately one out of every four deaths that occur in the entire nation (Woolfolk, 2011). There are several ways and methods of treating cancer; however, proton therapy

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  • Myasthenia Gravis and Physical Therapy

    Myasthenia Gravis and Physical Therapy Student’s Name Professor’s Name Class Institution of Affiliation Date of Submission Myasthenia Gravis and Physical Therapy Myasthenia Gravis According to medical research studies, Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disease that develops when an individual’s immune system makes certain antibodies that affect its tissues. The antibodies produced by the body destroy or block muscle receptors that are fundamental in communication between the nerve-to-muscle

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  • Gestalt Therapy with Children and a Comparative Therapy

    Introduction Gestalt therapy, which was founded by Fritz and Laura Perls in the 1940s, teaches the therapists and their clients the phenomenological awareness method, where feeling, perceiving and acting are differentiated from interpreting and rearranging the pre-existing attitudes. Gestalt therapists and clients’ dialogue, thus communicating their phenomenological perspectives, and their differences in perceptions form the basis and focus of experimentation and continued dialogue. The desired

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Matthew Stark Sociology 422 Professor Bradshaw 5 May 2015 Childhood Obesity: Is there an elucidation? 1. Describe the Policy, Program or Topic: The growth in childhood obesity over the past several decades, together with the associated health problems and costs, is raising serious concern among health care professionals, policy experts, children’s advocates, and parents. Childhood obesity is defined “in terms of body mass index (BMI), which in turn is defined as weight in kilograms divided

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  • Disease and Man

    The impact of disease on Man Introduction Through the ages disease has always plagued man and the environment. A disease is basically impairment in the condition of an organism. This project touches the surface of the broad topic that is disease as well as suitable measures for keeping disease under control. Table of Contents Topic Page Types of diseases

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  • Childhood Obesity

    In the United States, childhood obesity has become more and more serious problem. In children and adolescents who are 2-19 years old, the probability of obesity has been stable at around 17%. In the past decade, there were about 12.7 million children and adolescents affected by obesity (Childhood Obesity Facts, 2015). In recent years this ratio has declined, but because of defective eating and living behaviors, childhood obesity is still a problem that cannot be ignored. In order to solve this problem

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Childhood obesity, you hear about it everywhere. There are commercials about it on television and on the radio. It’s a very popular topic on mainstream talk shows; even Oprah has an episode about it at least once every season. Obesity is defined as an excessive accumulation of fat that increases body weight by 20% or more over ones ideal body weight. We all know at least one overweight child, and sadly that rate is growing all the time. In the United States, childhood obesity has grown tremendously

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  • Physical Education Required

    Physical Education Required Have you ever wondered how much it costs to help treat obesity? An obese person will spend approximately $1429 more on medical costs than a normal weighted person. That amount of money could be gathered and used for something else! On average, annual medical costs of obesity are as high as $147 billion (Begley 2). It is clear that we are becoming obsessed with food as a nation and are not making the best choices for our body. Children are lacking physical education

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  • Childhood Schizophrenia

    Childhood schizophrenia is one of several types of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a chronic psychological disorder that affects a person’s psychosis. Childhood schizophrenia is similar to adult schizophrenia, but it occurs earlier in life and has a profound impact on the attitude, behavior, and life. The child with schizophrenia may experience strange thoughts, strange feelings, and abnormal behaviors. Childhood schizophrenia is rare and difficult to diagnose in early phases. Childhood schizophrenia

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  • Complementary Therapies

    Lucy Renwick Complimentary Therapies P1, P2, P3, P4, M1, M2, D1 P3 - Explain the principles and practices for complementary therapies M1 Discuss complementary therapies that are available for users of health and social care services Acupuncture Acupuncture comes from Latin origin as is a Chinese form of medicinal treatment in which many, many tiny needles are inserted into various parts of the skin. Particular places of the body, referred to as energy lines are targeted in order to relieve

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  • Heart Disease

    the best – and most enjoyable – ways of lowering the chances of developing heart disease. Regular exercise helps the heart to become stronger, so it can pump more blood around the body with less effort. Smoking avoidance not only reduces the risk of developing heart disease, but also the risk of many other serious illnesses, like cancer and emphysema. High blood pressure increases the chances of developing heart disease. There are usually no signs or symptoms of high blood pressure, so one may not

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  • Physical Therapy

    Kibler TENNIS RECOVERY A Comprehensive Review of the Research A United States Tennis Association Sport Science Committee Project Editors: Mark S. Kovacs, PhD Todd S. Ellenbecker, DPT W. Ben Kibler, MD Introduction In the last two decades, physical training and competitive opportunities have increased dramatically in junior, collegiate and professional tennis. This arose due to a multitude of factors, but much of it has stemmed from an increase in knowledge and understanding of scientifically

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  • Occupational Therapy

    the World Federation of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy is a profession which is concerned with the promotion of well-being and health of individuals through engaging them in occupation. It is a holistic healthcare profession with an aim to promote health in individuals by enabling them to perform purposeful and meaningful activities across their lifespan. Occupational therapist by using different treatments help their patients with a mental, physical or developmental conditions to recover

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  • Childhood Obesity

    Running Head: CHILDHOOD OBESITY 1 Childhood Obesity and Lack There Of Danielle Hart PED 212 Foundation of Movement & Motor Activities Instructor: Renae Buss May 7, 2012 CHILDHOOD OBESITY 2 For this assignment I choose the topic

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  • Diseases and Drugs

    Psychiatric disorders, diseases, and drugs Psychological disorders and diseases are common among people throughout the world as well as it being a common situation people also have to suffer or deal with the consequences. Psychological disorders are disorders that can be consider malfunctions of the brain that interrupt or interfere with their daily living. Many people have suffered with different disorders and diseases such as schizophrenia, depression, mania, anxiety disorder and Tourette syndrome

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  • The Long Shadow Cast by Childhood Physical and Mental Problems on Adult Life

    The long shadow cast by childhood physical and mental problems on adult life Alissa Goodmana, Robert Joycea, and James P. Smithb,1 + Author Affiliations aInstitute for Fiscal Studies, London WC1E 7AE, United Kingdom; and bRAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138 Edited by Kenneth Wachter, University of California, Berkeley, CA, and approved February 8, 2011 (received for review November 11, 2010) Next Section Abstract In this article we assess and compare

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  • The Prevention of Childhood Obesity Begins with Physical Education

    The Prevention of Childhood Obesity begins with Physical Education Introduction and Thesis: In today’s society obesity has risen greatly, causing a major health concern, in children, in part this is due to unhealthy food choices and physical inactivity. The percentage of overweight children from 1980 to present time has more than doubled. Eighteen percent of children six to eleven years olds are considered over weight and seventeen percent of twelve to nineteen year-old adolescents are weight

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  • Cardiovascular Disease

    Cardiovascular Disease Name Institution Date Background Throughout my years of occupation as a dental hygienist, I have come across various dental problems. Children as well as adult are capable of succumbing to the various dental illnesses. Nicholas (2011) attests that there underlies a great relationship amid oral inflammatory issue and cardiovascular processes. In other words, Nicholas’s research aims at showcasing that most oral inflammatory issue are likely to lead to cardiovascular

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