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Types Of Common Diseases

Published at 01/31/2012 16:54:56


Any deteriorated health condition that causes any kind of trouble and illness in the body is referred with the term common diseases. You may suffer from many common diseases in your life. However, minor diseases are curable and you can get relief with painkillers or other tablets. Many people do not pay attention to these minor illnesses and pains, and they are cured sometimes without the use of any tablets. However, it is always a good idea to consult with a doctor because some minor illnesses are the symptoms of serious diseases that may be harmful in the future.


Acne is one of the most common diseases amongst teenagers. Some people develop white heads, black heads and zits, and those are the symptoms of acne. A major disease that causes problems with the respiratory system is called asthma. Patients suffer from periodic short attacks, in which he or she feels difficulty in breathing. Some other symptoms of asthma are chest tightness and bad coughing. Some other common diseases are Arthritis, cardiac problems, cancer and chicken pox. Patients get inflammation in their joints when they suffer from arthritis, and this  causes swelling, pains, and patients find it difficult to walk and move.


One of the most complex states of human body is a cardiac problem. Some blockages in arteries cause failure of functioning of the heart and a person gets a serious heart attack because of this. Cancer is an increasingly spreading disease in our modern world and now it has become one of the most common diseases. The number of cells starts to grow in an abnormal manner, and this problem badly affects the entire biological system and it spreads throughout the body. Some common diseases in children are chicken pox problems, cholera, flue, and cough. Chicken pox is highly contagious for small kids and the main reason behind its occurrence is the varicella zoster virus. An infection is the small intestine of the human body is called cholera. Bacterium named vibrio cholerae is the main cause of this disease.

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Another category of common diseases is the cold, which is an infection caused by a virus. You will see a clear fluid around your nose or lips in case of cold sore. In addition, many people suffer from allergies. There are many reasons for allergies. You may get allergic because of some food, pet dander or pollen. Although our immune system works to protect us from all diseases, the symptoms of allergies reflect that a person has a weak immune system. Some common symptoms of allergies are irritations in eyes, sneezing, running nose and itchy throat.

The basic and most common way to get rid of all these common diseases is to find the cause. It is an effective way to eliminate the problems and the majority of diseases. For example, if you have allergy to dust mites, you should try to keep your room and bed clean. Taking medicines also helps to reduce symptoms and lessens other disease to some extent. It is always good to contact the doctor at the right time to avoid any serious problem that might appear if you do not take proper medications.