Obesity and psychiatry

Obesity has many psychiatric characteristics. One of these is its impact on cognitive functions. It is a known fact that obesity creates predisposition to Type II Diabetes which results from an insulin resistance.

Hypertension and psychiatry

Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels.

Renal diseases and psychiatry

The kidney is one of the most important organs of the body. It plays an important role in the water and electrolyte balance and the elimination of toxic substances. Various infections, auto-immune diseases, toxic substances, drugs etc. can interfere with the kidney fulfilling its above mentioned functions and can result in a renal diseases. Glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis etc. are some of the many possible renal diseases.

A Little Support

He was asked to see the patient in his bed. To that end, he needed to go to the burn unit of a massive hospital. So he did… The scene he was looking at was quite unpleasant. The unit was literally falling into decay. Water leaks on the walls and spider nets on the ceilings did not require a further analysis. It was simply a filthy place, and a burn unit had to have maximum protection against infections.