(redirected from ill-fated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.


adj. worse (wûrs), worst (wûrst)
1. Not healthy; sick: I began to feel ill last week.
2. Not normal; unsound: an ill condition of body and mind.
(used with a pl. verb) Sick people considered as a group. Often used with the.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.


(ĭl) [Old Norse illr, bad]
Sick; not healthy; diseased.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

Patient discussion about ill

Q. Is there any way to control the sickness? Hi everybody. I am asking this question from my friend user name. I am 26 and in the first trimester. Whole day sickness hurts me a lot. Smell of any kind of food is horrible. It’s becoming more frustrating; even television commercials make me nauseous. Is there any way to control the sickness?

A. In the first half of pregnancy, sickness and nausea are quite common. For some woman it goes after three months and in very rare cases where woman has the chances of doubles or triplets, nausea and vomiting symptom stays on. Yes, there are ways to control the sickness. Some of them are try to have food in short intervals but make sure not to be hungry. Drink more of fruit juices and water especially lemon. Avoid spicy food and smell that could make you worse. If none of the remedies suggested are going to work out for you, it is better to consult your physician. Hope you get benefited with this.

Q. Is garlic helpful in heart ailments? I have heard that garlic is very good for cardiac health and using in curries or cooked with foods will be helpful. I have also heard that it has anti-inflammatory substances and also helps in weight loss. Is garlic helpful in heart ailments?

A. It acts as antioxidant and reduces the amount of free radicals in your body. It’s helpful once taken raw. But the raw garlic can cause bad breadth and blistering of skin and diarrhea. So, there should be a reduced intake of raw garlic. It’s better to have garlic in a cooked up form like in curries or with vegetables. This will also give the desired benefits of garlic and the side effect of over consumption of garlic will also be reduced.

Q. How is morning sickness treated? I have been suffering from morning sickness all throughout my first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Is there a way to treat morning sickness?

A. Morning sickness during first few weeks of pregnancy is very common. Here is some information about morning sickness and how to deal with it -

More discussions about ill
This content is provided by iMedix and is subject to iMedix Terms. The Questions and Answers are not endorsed or recommended and are made available by patients, not doctors.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pius Adesanmi, who used his Canadian passport was on board of the ill-fated aircraft.
The victims were crying out for help but I couldn't do anything,' he said, adding that business at the ill-fated premises started over 15 years ago.
In a similar incident a few days ago, two ill-fated girls were first abducted and raped by an influential landlord and when the victims returned home, their uncle killed them to restore honour'.
In the two videos, it is clear that the ill-fated train is traveling at a substantially higher speed than the train an hour earlier.
Oduor said he conducted the examinations with the homicide team from the DCI, officers from the Government Chemist, Red Cross, National Police Service and a team from FlySax which operated the ill-fated plane.
The ill-fated accident claimed the lives of Rashid's wife Sherly, aged 30, and Riyazy' wife Najma, aged 31, who died on the spot.
Henry 'Birdie' Bowers, at Cape Evans, Antarctica - one of more than 100 photographs taken by explorer Captain <B Scott whilst on the ill-fated British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 Robert Falcon Scott/Scott Polar
Malaysian Flight 370: Tech Expert Downplays Ringing of Missing Plane Passenger Cellphones; Holder of Stolen Italian Passport Posted Selfie in FB Before Boarding Ill-Fated Flight
The maker of the world's first luxury green car says he learned from ill-fated DeLorean
A CRUISE ship which is retracing the route of the ill-fated liner RMS Titanic has made a short detour after a BBC cameraman fell ill and was airlifted off.
PASSENGERS and crew of the Titanic ignored a number of maritime superstitions when the ship made its ill-fated maiden voyage, new data analysis has found.
Summary: The Rugby Football Union has announced it will investigate England's conduct during their ill-fated World Cup campaign in New Zealand.