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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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