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  • SAD - SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER

    A.k.a. Winter depression. Appears in the dark season of the year caused by reduced exposure to light which disturbs the circadian rhythm. Some people react with depression and increased need of sleep to the many dark hours of northern winters.
  • SALMONELLA

    Can cause inflammation and diseases of varying degree depending on the type of bacteria and the infected person's resistance to the disease. Typical types of bacteria include coli, campylobacci, legionella, listeria, salmonella etc.
  • SCARLET FEVER

    A "classical" children's disease. Begins as an inflammation of the throat with a fever, after which the whole body is covered with a scarlet rash which later peels and falls off.
  • SCLEROSIS

    Chronic disease which slowly destroys the myelin sheaths of the nerves of the central nervous system. It particularly affects the brain and spinal chord with fatigue, paralysis, decreased coordination, and cognitive impairment.
  • SCURVY

    Vitamin C is the same as ascorbic acid which translates into "the acid that prevents scurvy". Symptoms of vitamin C deficiency: Tiredness, impaired immune function, bleeding mucosa, defective bones, loose teath, osteoporosis, anaemia, and cell death.
  • SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

    Hereditary disease with increased production of sebum and dandruff. In severe cases the result is eczema than can spread to the face and body. The suffering can also result in hair loss. Fatty dandruff in the scalp in infants is called Cradle cap.
  • SEBUM

    Hereditary disease with increased production of sebum and dandruff. In severe cases the result is eczema than can spread to the face and body. The suffering can also result in hair loss. Fatty dandruff in the scalp in infants is called Cradle cap.
  • SENILE DECAY

    From the moment we are born, we begin ageing; but old age is not a disease. However, with age we can expect some normal changes.
  • SENILE DEMENTIA

    Chronic degenerative changes causing impaired memory, -orientation, and -intellectual function. The cause is degeneration of brain cells. The condition can also be caused by poisoning and be transitory if the brain cells are still intact.
  • SHINGLES - HERPES ZOSTER

    Viral infection with a particular herpes virus (varicella zoster) attacking the sensory nerves. Skin areas that are supplied by infected nerves are covered by a red rash with fluid-filled blisters. The rash typically persists for a few days.
  • SIGHT, PROBLEMS WITH

    Can be caused by myopia, hypermetropia, strabismus, or inflammation of the iris. True colour blindness is only common in men. Night blindness (nyctalopia) is most common in countries where the population suffers from vitamin deficiencies.
  • SINUSITIS

    Inflammation of the nasal sinuses caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection. It usually follows respiratory infections, such as a common cold. The symptoms include nasal congestion and yellowish nasal fluid, headache, and toothache.
  • SKIN PROBLEMS

    The skin has many functions, and problems may arise for each of them. The skin protects against exterior influences, takes part in regulation of different bodily functions, and the appearance of skin has great social importance.
  • SLEEP DISORDERS - TROUBLE SLEEPING

    Trouble falling asleep. Trouble sleeping through the night with hours of being awake during the night or waking up early in the morning and not being able to go back to sleep. Bad quality of sleep and tiredness during the day. Snoring and sleep apnoea.
  • SMOKING - COLD

    Smoking takes more human lives than car accidents, murders, suicides, fires, alcohol, and AIDS combined. Several remedies exist to help you quit smoking: Acupuncture, education, herbs, hypnosis, vitamins, and nicotine substitution.
  • SNORING

    Trouble falling asleep. Trouble sleeping through the night with hours of being awake during the night or waking up early in the morning and not being able to go back to sleep. Bad quality of sleep and tiredness during the day. Snoring and sleep apnoea.
  • SPORTS INJURIES

    Many sports are characterized by extraordinary physical demands, and the risk of injuries is high. Muscles, tendons, and joints are most susceptible to injury and trauma. Supplements of antioxidants etc. may increase performance and prevent injury.
  • STRESS

    An often present - but often ignored - cause or contributory cause for disease development. All threatening situations, all overwhelming burdens of work and challenges release health-damaging stress hormones.
  • STROKE

    Cardiovascular diseases are the most frequent cause of death in industrialized countries. A preventive lifestyle and possibly EDTA-treatments are beneficial. Here, you will find info about calcification, angina pectoris, apoplexy, blood clots, AMI, etc.
  • SUNBURN

    Caused by long-term exposure to the ultra-violet radiation of the sun, comparable to a first degree burn. The skin becomes red, painful, and sore and later peels off. People with delicate skin might develop a sunrash.
  • SWOLLEN TONSILS

    Inflammation in and around the tonsils at the entrance to the throat. Often caused by bacterial infection, but can also be caused by vira. The disease is rarely serious, and is usually easy to treat.
  • SYNDROME X - METABOLIC SYNDROME

    A condition that includes insulin resistance plus one or more of the following symptoms: Overweight, hypertension, and elevated cholesterol- and triglyceride levels and thereby an accompanying increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.