The Body Diseases

By: Cooper Stiles

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Cardiovascular Diseases

1. Heart Disease

Risk behaviors: Age, family history, smoking.

Symptoms: Chest pain, fainting, dizziness.

Recommended treatment: CPR, stents, heart bypass surgery.

Prevention tips/Fighting: Excersize, eat healthy, stopping smoking.

2. Heart Attack

Risk behaviors: Smoking, obesity, high blood cholesterol.

Symptoms: Dizziness, fatigue, lightheadedness.

Recommended treatment: Aspirin, pain relievers, beta blockers.

Prevention tips/Fighting: Take it easy, no smoking, be smart about cholesterol.

3. High Blood Pressure

Risk behaviors: Unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, obesity.

Symptoms: No symptoms.

Recommended treatment: Losing weight, quitting smoking, aerobic exercise.

Prevention tips/Fighting: Eat healthy, cut back on salt, exercise regularly.

Respiratory Diseases


Risk Behaviors: Smoking, physical inactivity, obesity.

Symptoms: Cough, wheezing, chest tightness.

Recommended Treatment: Proper medicine.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: Take proper medication.

Lung Cancer

Risk Behaviors: Family history, exposure to asbestos, exposure to radon gas.

Symptoms: Shortness of breath, wheezing, pain in the chest.

Recommended Treatment: Surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: Healthy diet, avoiding things known to cause cancer.


Risk Behaviors: Family history, are a child, have asthma.

Symptoms: Hives, rash, fever, sneezing, runny nose.

Recommended Treatment: Proper treatment.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: Stay away from things you're allergic to.

Muscular Diseases

Muscular Dystrophy

Risk Behaviors: Being a young boy.

Symptoms: Pain in muscles, abnormality walking, muscle weakness.

Recommended Treatment: Beta Blockers, ACE inhibitors, exercise.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No ways to prevent.


Risk Behaviors: Infection, medication, vitamin D deficiency.

Symptoms: Weakness in muscles, cramps, stiffness.

Recommended Treatment: Cortercostiroids, heel cord surgery, spine straightening surgery.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.


Risk Behaviors: Fatigue, altered sleep, altered memory.

Symptoms: Pain in muscles, muscle tenderness, constipation.

Recommended Treatment: Cymbalta, savelta, lyrica.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.

Nervous System Diseases

Brain Cancer

Risk Behaviors: Exposure to radiation.

Symptoms: Muscle weakness, dizziness, fatigue.

Recommended Treatment: Tomotherapy, radiation, prescriptions.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.


Risk Behaviors: Age, heredity, gender.

Symptoms: Stiff muscles, difficulty standing, difficulty walking.

Recommended Treatment: Physical exercise, medications.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.


Risk Behaviors: Age, family history, heredity.

Symptoms: Agression, loss of memory, hallucinations.

Recommended Treatment: Physical exercise, prescriptions.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.

Skeletal System Diseases

Bone Marrow Cancer

Risk Behaviors: Radiation, chordomas, genetic disorders.

Symptoms: Pain in bones, fatigue, loss of appetite.

Recommended Treatment: Steroids, prescriptions.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: Avoiding radiation, industrial chemicals.


Risk Behaviors: Genetic disorders, family history.

Symptoms: Pain in bones, dizziness, fatigue.

Recommended Treatment: Chemotherapy.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.


Risk Behaviors: Family history, age, previous joint injury.

Symptoms: Pain in joints, fatigue, bump in finger.

Recommended Treatment: Anti-inflammatory, pain reliever, steroids.

Prevention Tips/Fighting: No way to prevent.