unwellness


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unwellness

(ʌnˈwɛlnəs)
n
the quality or state of being unwell
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Noun1.unwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organismunwellness - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
condition - an illness, disease, or other medical problem; "a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
ague - a fit of shivering or shaking
amyloidosis - a disorder characterized by deposit of amyloid in organs or tissues; often secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis or tuberculosis or multiple myeloma
anuresis, anuria - inability to urinate
catastrophic illness - severe illness requiring prolonged hospitalization or recovery; usually involves high costs for hospitals and doctors and medicines
collapse, prostration - an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion; "the commander's prostration demoralized his men"
bends, caisson disease, decompression sickness, gas embolism, aeroembolism, air embolism - pain resulting from rapid change in pressure
food poisoning, gastrointestinal disorder - illness caused by poisonous or contaminated food
lead poisoning, plumbism, saturnism - toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
hypermotility - excessive movement; especially excessive motility of the gastrointestinal tract
indisposition - a slight illness
ozone sickness - illness that can occur to persons exposed to ozone in high-altitude aircraft; characterized by sleepiness and headache and chest pains and itchiness
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
health, wellness - a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease; "physicians should be held responsible for the health of their patients"
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The disappearance of the president arises various rumors about his death and unwellness.
[12] They strengthen the effectivity of the nerve cells most affected by Alzheimer's unwellness. Nevertheless, the outcomes are transient and do not treat the unwellness.
Lesson number four: The human mind can't spot when it's in a state of unwellness. If we have a physical illness, but our mind is functioning optimally, the brain is capable of telling us, with clarity.
We have all the trappings of the village of unwellness. The wicked wreaks havoc in broad daylight; decapitates neighbours' kids and displays his trophies of death.
In another case, Colleen Derkatch (2018) demonstrates that the language of wellness is continually "self-generating." That is, the complex discourses of wellness function as material structuring forces that can make and keep patients continually in a state of "unwellness." The implications of this scholarship for ethics discourse are twofold.
Unwellness is epidemic now in the United States and generally spreading worldwide.
The official cause of death is understood to have been a massive haemoptysis - a huge haemorrhage where a lung cancer, which had been giving him the vague cough and unwellness, finally eroded through into a critical blood vessel.
Those with any disease symptom (such as fever, cough, obstruction, or other unwellness) that indicated the infection or those with any immunocompromised disease were excluded from the control group.
It may also cause other health problems leading to fluctuations in blood pressure, as well as general feelings of unwellness. It may also increase one's chances of having a stroke or heart attack.
thoughts, and general unwellness are some of the troubles that the ABA
When meeting with potential clients, I spend the majority of the beginning of meetings educating business owners and managers on the high cost of "unwellness." Employees are not 100 percent healthy and 100 percent productive every day, hence the need for wellness programs.