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Interactive Infograph: 10 common diseases

Twelve common diseases of
male and female

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Male

  • Symptoms

    Feeling short of breath,
    Frequent coughing especially at night,
    Wheezing chest tightness.

    Causes

    Allergies, Genetic factors infections like cold,
    Flu & pneumonia,
    Air pIllution & toxins.

  • Symptoms

    Tiredness or lethargy, shortness of breath,
    Heart palpitations, a pale complexion

    Causes

    Lack of adequate iron intake, pregnancy
    Gastrointestinal blood loss

  • Symptoms

    High temperature (103 to 104), Headaches,
    Muscle aches, Loss or appetite
    Constipation/ Diarrhea

    Causes

    Drinking contaminated water,
    Having foods washed with contaminated water,
    A certain type of bacteria allied salmonella typhoid.

  • Symptoms

    Fatigue,
    Muscle aches, runny nose & cough,
    Headaches, skin rashes

    Causes

    Transmission of the virus by sneezing,
    Coughing, yawning etc.

  • Symptoms

    Burning pain in the stomach,
    Pain in the neck or back,
    Indigestion, loss of appetite.

    Causes

    Bacteria such as H.pylori,
    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

  • Symptoms

    Burning pain in the stomach,
    Pain in the neck or back,
    Indigestion, loss of appetite.

    Causes

    Bacteria such as H. pylori,
    Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Female

  • Symptoms

    Persistent headache,
    Blurred or double vision, nosebleeds,
    Shortness of breath.

    Causes

    Age and family history of high blood pressure,
    Smoking or drinking large amounts of alcohol,
    A high level of salt intake,
    Being overweight and lack of exercise.

  • Symptoms

    Stomach cramps,
    Nausea and vomiting,
    Headache, loss of appetite.

    Causes

    Virus-such as norovirus or rotavirus,
    Parasites from contaminated water sources,
    Bacteria, food allergy.

  • Symptoms

    A sensation of pressure,
    Tightness or squeezing in chest,
    Pain in the left arm, feeling lightheaded or dizzy,
    Sweating, vomiting, coughing or wheezing.

    Causes

    Saturated fat diet, high blood pressure,
    Lack of exercise, overweight,
    Increased stress levels, family history.

  • Symptoms

    Increasing breathlessness when active,
    A persistent coughing,
    Frequent chest infections.

    Causes

    Smoking, passive smoking,
    Exposure to fumes and dust,
    Air pollution.

  • Symptoms

    Continuous sadness, Feeling hopeless, helpless,
    Having low self-esteem,
    Finding it difficult to make decisions.

    Causes

    Upsetting or stressful
    Life-threatening illness,
    Low self-esteem or overly critical of oneself,
    Family history.

  • Symptoms

    Burning feeling during urination,
    Frequent urination,
    Altered appearance of urine.

    Causes

    Bacteria (digestive system)
    making their way to the urethra.

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Hover your mouse on each icon to see the symptoms and causes of the 10 common diseases.

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Male:

  1. Bronchial Asthma

Symptoms

Shortness of breath
Frequent cough, especially at night
Wheezing

Causes

Allergies

Genetic factors

Infections like cold
flu & pneumonia,

Air pollution & toxins

 

  1.  Anaemia

Symptoms

Tiredness or lethargy 

 

Shortness of breath
 

Heart palpitations 

 

Pale complexion

Causes

Lack of adequate iron intake

Pregnancy

Gastrointestinal blood loss

 

 

  1. Enteric Fever

Symptoms

High temperature (103 to 104)

Headache

Muscle ache

Loss or appetite

Constipation/ Diarrhea

Causes

Drinking contaminated water

Having food washed with contaminated water

A certain type of bacteria called salmonella typhi

 

  1. Viral Fever

Symptoms

Fatigue

Muscle aches

Runny nose & cough

Headaches

Skin rashes

Causes

Oral transmission by sneezing coughing, yawning etc.

  1. Peptic Ulcer

Symptoms

Stomach burn

Pain in the neck or back

Indigestion

Loss of appetite

Causes

Bacterias such as H.pylori

Nonsteroidal anti - inflammatory drugs

 

  1. Pneumonia

Symptoms

Stomach burn

Pain in the neck or back

Indigestion

Loss of appetite

Causes

Bacterias such as H.pylori

Nonsteroidal anti - inflammatory drugs

 

Female:

 

  1. Hypertension

Symptoms

Persistent headache

Blurred or double vision

Nosebleeds

Shortness of breath

Causes

Age and family history of high blood pressure

Smoking or drinking large amounts of alcohol

High amount of salt intake

Overweight and lack of exercise

 

 

  1. Diarrhea

Symptoms

Stomach cramps

Nausea and vomiting

Headache

Loss of appetite

Causes

Virus-such as norovirus or rotavirus

Parasites that comes from
contaminated water sources

Bacteria

Food allergy

 

  1. Heart Attack

Symptoms

A sensation of pressure,
tightness or squeezing in the centre of your chest

Pain in the left arm

Feeling lightheaded or dizzy

Sweating

Vomiting

Coughing or wheezing

Causes

A diet high in saturated fat

High blood pressure

Lack of exercise/being overweight

Increased stress levels

Family history

 

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Symptoms

Increasing breathlessness when active,

A persistent cough

Frequent chest infections

Causes

Smoking & passive smoking

Exposure to fumes and dust

Air pollution

 

  1. Anxiety & Depression

Symptoms

Continuous sadness

Feeling hopeless & helpless

Having low self-esteem

Finding it difficult to make decisions

Causes

Upsetting or stressful life

Life-threatening illness

Low self-esteem or overly critical of oneself

Family history

 

  1. Urinary Tract Infection

Symptoms

Burning feeling during urination

Frequent urination

Altered appearance of the urine

Causes

Bacteria (which lives in the digestive system)
making their way to the urethea

 

 
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