Words matter. These are the best Illnesses Quotes from famous people such as Marianne Williamson, Ron Johnson, Jason Day, Michael Greger, Don Lemon, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
People with AIDS, cancer and other illnesses need free nonmedical support services.
In an era of unprecedented medical innovation, we have to do more to ensure that patients facing terminal illnesses have access to potentially life-saving treatments.
Sometimes your immune system gets a little heated, and you’re more susceptible to getting some illnesses that way.
Mental health can be just as important as physical health – and major depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses.
I know that some things are beyond our control, some illnesses are beyond our control, we get sick, we don’t know why. But let’s pledge to do whatever we can to avoid those high medical bills.
Old age is not a disease – it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
When you see people your own age afflicted and experiencing life-threatening illnesses, I think it prompts you to apply to yourself the philosophy, ‘I want to do the best I know how to do every day.’
We need to know more about how group A strep interact with humans to cause so many different illnesses.
Mental health can improve overall well-being and prevent other illnesses. And since mental health problems have a serious economic impact on vulnerable communities, making them a priority can save lives and markedly improve people’s quality of life.
Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.
The difference between a healthy person and one who is mentally ill is the fact that the healthy one has all the mental illnesses, and the mentally ill person has only one.
We have all witnessed, as well, family, friends, or medical workers who have chosen to provide years of loving care to persons who may suffer from Alzheimer’s or other debilitating illnesses precisely because they are human persons, not because doing so instrumentally advances some other hidden objective.
Mental illnesses are so frightening and there’s so much ignorance about them that I think it comforts people to think, ‘Oh, well, it happens to these people because they deserve it.’
Of all the mental illnesses, anorexia has the highest morbidity rate. It’s serious.
The vast knowledge we have to prevent cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses is staggering.
The tragic fact is that with addiction, like many other illnesses, sometimes you can do everything right and people die.
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses.
Why aren’t we talking about it in health classes in school? That’s just as important as learning about physical health and nutrition. Why aren’t we learning about our minds and our mental health and mental illnesses? I just think that it’s something that very much needs to go hand in hand.
Once you realize that everything happens for a reason, attitudes towards matters such as illnesses, or lawsuits, for example, change.
Autism and seizures are the least known areas of illnesses.
Medicine has changed greatly in the last decades. Widespread vaccinations have practically eradicated many illnesses, at least in western Europe and the United States. The use of chemotherapy, especially the antibiotics, has contributed to an ever decreasing number of fatalities in infectious diseases.
Sleep is probably the most important biological function. If you don’t get enough sleep, you can get psychiatric illnesses and all types of different illnesses.
My grandmother was a psychiatrist and had shelves full of medical books – I was constantly sneaking looks at some of those. I was fascinated by the descriptions of illnesses and diseases.
Many politicians, celebrities, businessmen and women, and community leaders now are open about their struggles with mental illnesses, something almost unheard of when I began. Together, we are spreading the word that mental health affects all of us and deserves our support and attention.
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Patients who face long odds and terminal illnesses do not always have access to the latest drugs in clinical trials. They don’t want to give up, but they don’t have years to wait for new drugs to receive FDA approval.
I have no cancer. I have four illnesses, but they are not fatal.
I’m not worried about state parks. I’m worried about people who can’t be treated because they have schizophrenia or other mental illnesses out there. I’m worried about people.
The science of psychology has been far more successful on the negative than on the positive side… It has revealed to us much about man’s shortcomings, his illnesses, his sins, but little about his potentialities, his virtues, his achievable aspirations, or his psychological health.
Haemophilia itself is bad enough. It is disabling day by day, even if far less incapacitating than in the 19th and early 20th centuries. But the added burden of life-threatening further illnesses from contaminated NHS blood is far worse.
The ever quickening advances of science made possible by the success of the Human Genome Project will also soon let us see the essences of mental disease. Only after we understand them at the genetic level can we rationally seek out appropriate therapies for such illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disease.
For mental illnesses, we need better access to treatment and diagnosis.
We have all learned that addiction and mental illnesses are illnesses, and I think a lot of people overlook that it is a chemical imbalance; it’s like cancer, a sickness, and people need to see it as that.
Suffering is always hard to quantify – especially when the pain is caused by as cruel a disease as Alzheimer’s. Most illnesses attack the body; Alzheimer’s destroys the mind – and in the process, annihilates the very self.
Fifty million Americans have dementia and other brain illnesses. To gather together the minds that exist and see how we can tackle these ailments together, that is the work that is in front of us: to have a map of the human brain, an understanding of the roadways, and an understanding of the traffic on the roadways.
Sometimes, patients with serious mental illness, just as with other serious medical illnesses, require hospitalization. In the absence of available public or private hospital beds, there are few options.
Vaccines have played a fundamental role in eradicating terrible illnesses such as polio, diphtheria, and hepatitis. However, they bring a risk associated with side-effects that are usually temporary and surmountable… but, in very rare cases, can be as severe as getting the same disease you’re trying to be immune to.
I have known healthy, wealthy people who were depressed, and people with critical illnesses who could honestly attest to joy.
If you look at people who seek a lot of care in American cities for multiple illnesses, it’s usually people with a number of overwhelming illnesses and a lot of social problems, like housing instability, unemployment, lack of insurance, lack of housing, or just bad housing.
I really loved animals when I was little – my friend and I had an imaginary vet’s office; we would mime doing surgery on animals. We treated more injuries than illnesses – fixing with a baby bear with a broken leg, removing a tumor. Of course, our surgeries would take about five seconds; that’s how good we were.
Most psychiatrists assume that mental illnesses such as depression are caused by chemical imbalances in the brain, which can be treated by drugs. But most psychotherapy doesn’t address the social causation of mental illness either.
I’m a family doctor, and a big part of what I do is preventative care, and breast cancer is one of the illnesses that women suffer from greatly in this country.
Christian Science is often inherited, and like many inheritances, it comes with family secrets. The religion encourages secrecy. Members of the Church tend to hide their illnesses from one another, even within families. My father has never once, in my presence, admitted to feeling ill.
We can choose food that doesn’t lead to illnesses like diabetes and cancer. We can choose food that doesn’t contribute to water pollution and climate change. And we can choose food that keeps local economies vibrant and farmers on their land.
When children are hungry, sleepy from a night spent fighting untreated asthma, or hobbled by symptoms of undiagnosed illnesses, they are less likely to do well in school.
It goes without saying that all mental illnesses are neurologically instantiated. But this says nothing about their causation.
I could have played Dot as a very dreary woman with a list of illnesses, but I played her with an edge, so it was funny.
Immunization protects India’s children and, I stress, saves them from vaccine-preventable illnesses and deaths. Vaccines are not meant to harm our children.
Mood disorders are terribly painful illnesses, and they are isolating illnesses. And they make people feel terrible about themselves when, in fact, they can be treated.