Starvation

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Starvation can be caused by fasting, coma, famine, stroke, severe gastrointestinal disease, and anorexia nevrosa. The body resists starvation by body’s tissue break down and uses them as a calories source (like the furniture burning to keep the warm house). As a result, muscles and internal organs become severely damaged, and the adipose tissue (body […]

Virilization

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Virilization is a medical condition, caused by an androgenic steroid (such as testosterone) overproduction. Virilization is the exaggerated masculine characteristic development in women or men. In cases of mild Virilization, hirsutism (increased hair growth), occurs. True Virilization disease is very rare, affecting only approx. one or two of every 100,000 females. In males, the Virilization […]

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