Sickness & Health 

Twenty-four hour human biological rhythm ......................... Circadian rhythm
Common name for pertussis.............................................. Whooping cough
Common name for neoplasm........................................................... Tumor
Common name for consumption .............................................. Tuberculosis
Common name for rubella................................................. German measles
Common baby disease...................................................................... Colic
Common name for myopia................................................ Near-sightedness
Common name for varicella.......................................................Chicken pox
Common name for conjunctivitis.................................................... Pink eye
Common name for Daltonism............................................... Color blindness
Common name for alopecia.......................................................... Baldness
Common name for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis............... Lou Gehrig’s disease
Hyperactive child disorder...................... Attention deficit hyperactive disorder
Damaged brain stem disease............................................................. Polio
Disease of hardening of the artery walls................................ Arteriosclerosis
Inflammation, pain, and swelling of the joints.................................. Arthritis
Memory loss associated with the elderly.......................... Alzheimer’s disease
Disease that destroys myelin sheaths in nerve fibers............ Multiple sclerosis
Bacterial disease causing abdominal pain and dehydration.................. Cholera
Diver’s condition of nitrogen bubbles in the blood................................ Bends
Lumbar puncture, a.k.a...............................................................Spinal tap
Chronic respiratory disease that includes spasms ............................. Asthma
Scar tissue of the liver caused by alcoholism .................................. Cirrhosis
Reduced bone mass disease................................................... Osteoporosis
Iron or hemoglobin deficiency......................................................... Anemia
Hereditary bleeding disease...................................................... Hemophilia
Low blood pressure................................................................. Hypotension
High blood pressure............................................................... Hypertension
Low blood sugar................................................................... Hypoglycemia
When body temperature drops below 95 degrees........................ Hypothermia
Anxiety about health............................................................. Hypochondria
“Splitting of the mind” phenomenon........................................ Schizophrenia
Hansen’s or Father Damian’s Disease............................................... Leprosy
Insulin deficiency disorder............................................................ Diabetes
Enlargement of the thyroid gland by iodine deficiency........................... Goiter
Disorder resulting in weakness of the facial muscles..................... Bell’s palsy
Plague that spread across 14th century Europe....Bubonic plague or Black Death
Mary Mallon’s disease (1904-15).......................................................Typhoid
Joint disorder caused by mosquitos............................................Dengue fever
Viral haemorrhagic disease caused by mosquitos...........................Yellow fever
Parasitic disease caused by mosquitos................................................Malaria
“Kissing disease”.................................................................. Mononucleosis
Mononucleosis germ................................................................. Epstein-Barr
Scarlet fever germ.................................................................... Streptococci
Virus that appeared in Zaire in 1995.................................................... Ebola
Mutation bacteria that causes paralyzing cramps................................... E. coli
Common virus that causes colds.................................................... Rhinovirus
Paralyzing food poisoning caused by a toxin...................................... Botulism
Food poisoning that effects gastrointestinal tract............................ Salmonella
Blockage of an artery by a bubble or blood clot................................. Embolism
Bulge in an artery wall................................................................... Aneurysm
When the spinal cord blocks pain.................................................... Analgesia
Inflammation of the tongue........................................................... Glossalgia
Steroid that relieves arthritis pain................................................... Cortisone
Malaria medicine from cinchona tree bark............................................ Quinine
Disease of the gum........................................................................ Gingivitis
Gum doctor............................................................................... Periodontist
Thyroid disease.................................................................... Grave’s Disease
Food aversion disorder......................................................... Anorexia nervosa
Binge eating and purging disease ...................................................... Bulimia
Syndrome involving barking and cursing..............................Tourette’s syndrome
Disorder of the wrist.................................................. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Retardation caused by an extra chromosome.......................... Down’s Syndrome
Yellowing of the skin caused by excessive bile.................................... Jaundice
Brief stopping of breathing during sleep........................................ Sleep apnea
Standing or sudden sleep disorder...................................................Narcolepsy
Disease with raised fluid pressure on the eye.................................... Glaucoma
Clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye.......................................... Cataract
Eye lens refractive defect........................................................... Astigmatism
Affliction in which children are socially withdrawn................................... Autism
Rhinitis affects this.............................................................................. Nose
Encephalitis is a disease of this organ.................................................... Brain
Pyelonephritis is a disease of this organ............................................... Kidney
Tuberculosis is a disease of this organ.................................................. Lungs
Tuberculosis a.k.a......................................................................Consumption
Hepatitis is a disease of this organ........................................................ Liver
Hormone prescribed to promote fertility............................................. Estrogen
Swelling of salivary glands is symptom of this....................................... Mumps
Compound carried by high and low density lipoproteins..................... Cholesterol
Most common cause of death in America..................................... Heart disease
Second-most common cause of death in America.................................... Cancer
First organ to be transplanted, 1954..................................................... Kidney
How fetal defects are detected................................................. Amniocentesis
“Picture” of an unborn child............................................................. Sonogram
Equipment used to electrically restart the heart.............................. Defibrillator
Surgery to correct myopia...................................................... Radio caritodimy
Common name of diazepam................................................................ Valium
The study of cancer......................................................................... Oncology
RICE........................................................... Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
PTSD................................................................ Post traumatic stress disorder
Vitamin deficiency causing night blindness........................................ A (retinol)
Vitamin deficiency causing beriberi............................................. B-1 (thiamine)
Vitamin deficiency causing lesions ............................................ B-2 (riboflavin)
Vitamin deficiency causing anemia.................................................. B-6 (niacin)
Vitamin of folic acid.................................................................................B-9
Vitamin deficiency causing pernicious anemia............................................ B-12
Vitamin deficiency causing scurvy............................................. C (ascorbic acid)
Vitamin deficiency causing rickets................................................................. D
Blood clotting vitamin ................................................................................ K