Staying strong and battling depression

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect a person’s daily life. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger. Today, as a family let’s share those depressing thoughts or pains we are battling with, and receive strength and counsel from each other

Battling Depression

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Stages of Change

A 49-year-old woman presents to the clinic for a routine exam. She recently quit smoking after a 30-pack-year history and started exercising a little. Past medical history is noncontributory. She…

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Hypersensitivity reaction

A 27-year-old woman develops progressive difficulty breathing after a long day of chores in a dusty house. These chores included brushing the family dog, vacuuming, dusting, and sweeping. She occasionally…

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Gastrointestinal System

Instructions: Select either True or False for all options About Bile A. Contains enzymes required for the digestion of fat B. Contains unconjugated Bilirubin C. Salts make cholesterol more water…

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Hurdles before success

Gaining admission to study medicine in higher institutions has never been easy for most students in Nigeria. Sometimes the hardship &pain in securing an admission into the university system forces…

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Spotting in Pregnancy

A 23-year-old woman presents at 13 weeks of amenorrhea.She is complaining of vaginal bleeding,lowback- ache and suprapubic discomfort. Routine examination of the patient’s abdomen reveals that there is supra- pubic…

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Cervical cytology

A 29-year-old woman presents to the gynecologist for recommendations regarding her abnormal Pap smear last week. She has a normal menstrual cycle and has never been pregnant. She does not…

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Glucose Transport

A. Glucose is absorbed at the luminal side of the gastrointestinal cells by which transport mechanism? B. Describe briefly this transport mechanism with an example else where in the body…

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