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Disease | Types, Causes, Prevention

What Is A Disease?

A disease can be defined as an abnormal condition. A condition in which the micro-organism gives a negative effect to the host organism or part of it; that is not due to any immediate external injury. It can be caused by external factors like pathogens or by internal dysfunctions. For instance, immunodeficiency, hypersensitivity, allergies and autoimmune disorders can be caused by the internal immune system dysfunction. 

Types Of Diseases:

There is a broad classification of diseases but the main four types of diseases are:

  • Infectious diseases
  • Deficiency diseases
  • Inherited diseases
  • Physiological diseases

Causes Of Diseases:

Micro-organisms can cause disease and these micro-organisms are known as “pathogens”. They include bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi. A disease can be caused by the transmission of these pathogens into the human body. It can be caused by any of these following types:

  • Airborne pathogens
  • Foodborne pathogens
  • Infectious pathogens
  • Lifestyle pathogens
  • Non-communicable pathogens

Prevention Of Diseases:

It can be prevented by taking these simple health measures:

  • Proper handwashing/sanitization
  • Proper nutrition intake
  • Adequate exercise
  • Self-care and vaccinations
An abnormal condition in which the micro-organism gives a negative effect to the host organism or part of it; that is not due to any immediate external injury.
A disease can be caused by external factors like pathogens or by internal dysfunctions.
Infectious diseases, Deficiency diseases, Inherited diseases, Physiological diseases are the main types of diseases.
Micro-organisms can cause any disease and these micro-organisms are known as “pathogens”. They include bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi.
A disease can be caused by the transmission of pathogens into the human body.
A disease can be caused by any of these types of pathogens: Airborne, Foodborne, Infectious, Lifestyle, Non-communicable.
It can be prevented by taking these simple health measures: Proper handwashing/sanitization, Proper nutrition intake, Adequate exercise, Self-care and vaccinations.
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