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sick

 [sik]
not in good health; ill; afflicted with disease.
sick sinus syndrome a complex cardiac arrhythmia usually associated with syncope and manifested as severe sinus bradycardia alone, sinus bradycardia alternating with tachycardia (see bradycardia-tachycardia syndrome), or sinus bradycardia with atrioventricular block. It is a combination of sinoatrial node dysfunction and failure of an escape pacemaker.

sick

(sik),
1. Unwell; suffering from disease.
2. Synonym(s): nauseated
[A.S. seóc]

sick

(sik)
1. not in good health; afflicted by disease; ill.
2. nauseated.

sick

(sĭk)
adj.
1. Suffering from or affected with a disease or disorder; ailing.
2. Of or for sick persons.
3. Nauseated.

sick

experiencing symptoms of physical illness, such as nausea, aches and pains, dizziness, weakness, blurred vision, or malaise.

sick

(sik)
1. Unwell; suffering from disease.
2. Synonym(s): nauseated.
[A.S. seóc]

sick

not in good health; ill; afflicted with disease.

sick sinus syndrome
a complex cardiac arrhythmia manifested as severe sinus bradycardia alone, sinus bradycardia alternating with tachycardia, or sinus bradycardia with atrioventricular block.

Patient discussion about sick

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.
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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 - http://www.5min.com/Video/Dealing-with-Morning-Sickness-25153508

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As a consequence when you get lots of older sicker people coming in on ambulances, they come on trolleys, and they don't sit in chairs they have to be found (bed) spaces.
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So, the payment to insurers for covering older, sicker patients will be higher than for younger, healthier Americans, eliminating the incentive to exclude high-risk patients.
What has happened, however, is that it can now reproduce in more parts of the human body, making someone who catches it from a bird sicker than before.
The longer they're out there, the sicker they tend to be," he says.
SIR - The lead story on May 7 entitled ``Rich or poor, we're sicker than England'' will not have been a revelation to many in Wales, as the sad state of personal health, not just in Merthyr but in many parts of Wales, has been an issue of concern for many years.
However, symptoms in the sicker group seem to be more severe than expected, he says.
The 16-page booklet, Hospital Discharge Planning: Helping Family Caregivers Through the Process, distills the best practices of discharge planning professionals and provides strategies that benefit both staff and family caregivers as they deal with a hospitalized population that is older and sicker than ever before.
When the doctors are asked why they use more resources than other doctors in the same field, the reply invariably includes something about how their patients are sicker than anyone else's patients.
According to Sicker, it is this concept, and others derived from it, that "provided an extraordinary religious and ideological context for the naked imperialism that succeeded in creating an Islamic universe.
The further away from normal, the sicker the patient and the greater the likelihood of more intense treatment being needed.