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on·set

(ŏn′sĕt′)
n.
A beginning; a start, as of a cold.

disaster

Public health Any unanticipated event that requires urgent response, bringing people and/or property out of harm's way in order to minimize loss of life or destruction of property; disasters are described by certain parameters Vox populi A cataclysmic event in which there is a loss of multiple lives and/or major property damage. See Climatologic disaster, Geological disaster, Man-made disaster, Natural disaster, Tsunami.
Disaster classifications
Nature, ie either
1. Natural, geophysical–eg earthquakes, volcanoes or weather-related–eg floods, hurricanes.
2. Man-made–transportation-related, structural collapse, war, hazardous materials, explosions, fires
Location Single site–eg explosion or multiple sites–eg hurricanes
Predictability Regular–eg hurricane season or sporadic–eg toxic spill
Onset Gradual–eg armed conflict or abrupt–eg accident
Duration Brief–eg natural disaster or extended–eg armed conflict
Frequency Often–eg flood, or rare–eg fire
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Patient discussion about onset

Q. Once I read in this iMedix group that stress is one of the suspect causes for the onset fibromyalgia. Once I read in this iMedix group that stress is one of the suspect causes for the onset fibromyalgia which is not proven. So can we take that both are separate? If not what is the relationship between stress and fibromyalgia?

A. Oh don’t you know the answer to this question? Are you sure? No one really knows the answer to this question?. It is believed that in some cases the onset of fibromyalgia may have followed a particularly stressful event or episode in a person's life. This stress may have been psychological in nature or may have been the type of stress experienced when trauma results from a serious injury or accident. Stress, however, also plays a role in triggering certain fibromyalgia symptoms or worsening the degree to which they are felt. The physical stress brought about by strenuous exertion, for example, can result in a "bad day" for an FMS sufferer. And certain odors or loud sounds or bright lights have been known to bring about the headaches that are often associated with fibromyalgia as well.

Q. how do you know if you have early onset of alzheimers? i'm 47. i do have extreme tremors at times and memory l i was told this could be what i have by a psychiatrist. What else can cause me to have these symptoms at my age and how do i know?

A. any time ;)

Q. I am 48 and I find myself sometimes experiencing problems coming up with names of people and places. Here's another common question that people ask me. I am 48 and I find myself sometimes experiencing problems coming up with names of people and places. Is this a sign of a memory disorder?

A. This is a concern that many people share and the answer is NO. This is a typical experience in midlife years and beyond. It does not interfere with the ability to function well and have a good and happy life. We need to accept it as we accept other signs of healthy aging and find ways to work around it.

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References in classic literature ?
Preserving an interval of some few yards between itself and the ship, the Jeroboam's boat by the occasional use of its oars contrived to keep parallel to the Pequod, as she heavily forged through the sea (for by this time it blew very fresh), with her main-topsail aback; though, indeed, at times by the sudden onset of a large rolling wave, the boat would be pushed some way ahead; but would be soon skilfully brought to her proper bearings again.
A few minutes pause having been allowed, that the combatants and their horses might recover breath, Prince John with his truncheon signed to the trumpets to sound the onset.
He attacked like an angry lion, but he was met by a tap on the mouth from the button of the licentiate's sword that checked him in the midst of his furious onset, and made him kiss it as if it were a relic, though not as devoutly as relics are and ought to he kissed.
Finally in a furious onset of lunge and parry Robin's foot stepped on a rolling stone, and he went down upon his knees.
I believe, at the moment of my onset, the Stranger had sunk below our Plane, and really found difficulty in rising.
General d'Epinay passed for one of the best swordsmen in the army, but he was pressed so closely in the onset that he missed his aim and fell.
The onset of troops is like the rush of a torrent which will even roll stones along in its course.
In this moment of imminent peril, a Pierced-nose chief, named Blue John by the whites, offered to approach secretly with a small, but chosen band, through a defile which led to the encampment of the enemy, and, by a sudden onset, to drive off the horses.