lifestyle disease

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Any condition—e.g., obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, sports injuries, and some cancers—that is attributable, at least in part, to lifestyle choices, e.g., diet, smoking, alcohol and drugs, promiscuity, unsafe sex, exercise, etc.
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lifestyle disease

Public health Any condition–eg, obesity, HTN, cardiovascular disease, sports injuries, and some cancers–attributable, in part, to lifestyle choices, including diet, smoking, exercise, etc. See Lifestyle drug.
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Q. My friends’ life style has been affected by bipolar disorder. My friends’ life style has been affected by bipolar disorder. Is that true that a lifestyle affect by bipolar?

A. When you are diagnosed and being treated for Bipolar disorder your lifestyle will change rather drastically. In order to stay healthy a person with bipolar disorder must refrain from drinking and doing drugs they must also get plenty of sleep and rest. These changes can be difficult for some friends but you also have to look at the alternatives. Be patient with your friend and find things you can do together that takes your friends health into consideration.

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