Swine Influenza

Swine flu (UK: Swine influenza) were cases of influenza caused by viruses Orthomyxoviridae that are endemic in pig populations. Swine flu viruses have been isolated to date have been classified as a subtype of the genus Influenzavirus Influenzavirus C or A [1].

Swine flu virus can accommodate from humans and birds, allowing the viruses to exchange genes and create a pandemic strain.

Swine flu is commonly found in people who come into contact with pigs, though found also cases of human-to-human transmission. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States, influenza gejalan is similar to influenza. Symptoms such as fever, cough, pain in the throat, body aches, head, chills, disorientation, lethargy and weakness. Some patients also reported bowel movements and vomiting. Symptoms of the virus can cause sufferers to experience a loss of consciousness ending in death.

Swine flu is known to be caused by influenza A virus H1N1 subtype H1N2, H3N1, H3N2, and H2N3.

Swine influenza viruses are not transmitted by food. Cooking food to a temperature of 160A ° F will kill the virus. Influenza viruses can be transmitted from pigs to humans or vice versa. Infection in humans occurs primarily when an infected pig is dekat2 like being in a pig pen, and so on. Infection of humans to other humans could also occur, similar to the human flu (through sneezing or coughing, can also through the touch of the hand, the hand then touching their mouth or nose). Continue reading “Swine Influenza”

Chubby Stroke Risk

It’s long been known that one of the risk for stroke is overweight. And a recent study in Sweden showed that obesity increases a person’s risk of suffering a stroke by nearly double. And this has accounted for the increased risk of the existence of other stroke risks such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Of 7,400 men aged between 47-55 years who were followed for 28 years, it appears that obesity, which is seen on the body mass index between 30-93, will tend to have a stroke more than once compared with those who had a healthy weight (body mass index between 20-23).

Previous research in 2002 with 21,000 men, also produce more or less the same conclusion. Continue reading “Chubby Stroke Risk”

Sudden anxiety Coming

Have you ever suddenly feel palpitations, dizziness floating, tension in the neck muscles back of the head, and sometimes feels like a choke?

Panic is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent panic attacks are sudden (unexpected) as a result of the perception of intense irrational or excessive. Patient as if trapped in a dangerous situation extraordinary. The situation is causing fear and discomfort.

Panic symptoms and factors that may arise due to panic can be read here.

Some ways that you can deal with panic, among others:

Divert attention, to stop negative thoughts when they occur and divert it to things that are more useful.
Reduce activities that can cause you to panic feels appear.
Breathing exercises to manage when the panic attacks came back.
Gradually learn to cope with events that can make you feel panic. Do not avoid it continuously.
Muscle tension and relax your mind with meditation, relaxation, and so on. Continue reading “Sudden anxiety Coming”

Troubled gums

Not only the children turned adults also experience gum problems. Be important to recognize the types. Gum problems culprit is plaque, a sticky layer of bacteria on the teeth. If plaque is not removed with mengggosok teeth and clean between teeth with dental floss, plaque will harden and turn into tartar. Tartar and plaque were then caught the bottom of the tooth, resulting in inflammation and cause damage to the tooth structure. Plaque will release the trapped bacteria, which cause more damage. This risk increases with the use of tobacco and certain drugs.

Stages of Gum Problems
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Depression is a condition in which a person becomes so low ida for a long time and feel sad prolonged. He also became more irritable, and empty.

A person who feels depressed energy is greatly reduced and is unable to perform any aktibitas, lazy, see the negative perspective, look no more valuable, and as if no end. Be careful because depression is one of the main causes of suicide.

Cause of a condition of depression include:

Organobiologis factor due to the imbalance of neurotransmitters in the brain, especially serotonin
Factor because the pressure psychoeducation psychological burden, the impact of learning behavior towards a social situation
Socio-environmental factors such as loss of a spouse, loss of a job, post-disaster, the impact of day-to-day life situations other
The key to the emergence of symptoms of depression is the depressive thoughts that fill the head with sega lamacam helplessness and inapplicability. The main step to prevent depression is to recognize and realize the presence of depressive thoughts. The following is a depressive thoughts that often occur without us knowing it: Continue reading “Depression”

Infections Can Cause Stroke and Heart Disease

Acute infections such as urinary tract infections and breathing can be a trigger of heart attack and stroke. Respiratory tract infections such as inflammation of the bronchi, lungs and bladder infections can increase the risk of heart disease up to five-fold and the risk of stroke by a third, while ill patients.

According to a study from doctors in the UK in the New England Journal of Medicine. From the analysis of the health records at nearly five million people, approximately 60,000 patients suffered a heart attack in 1987-2001 daan 55,000 who suffered a stroke, which previously had respiratory tract infections and bladder. But there was no increased risk in patients who have an infection or flu and tetanus vaccines airways before.
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Impact of Alcohol

Consuming alcoholic beverages is now such a part of the lifestyle of some communities in Indonesia. Starting from a mere trial and error, many of which later end up addicted to this one type of beverage.

So far, the negative impact of excessive alcohol consumption is the most widely known is drunk alone, and that too may disappear by itself. But it turned out negative effects do not stop there. Not only lead to drunk, but alcohol also have other negative effects to the body. The impact of alcohol-containing beverages high in humans are destroying the human body’s metabolic system, which led to some elements of addiction and brain damage.

Alcoholic beverages have different levels. For example, beer and soda alcohol (1-7% alcohol), wine (10-15% alcohol), and alcohol or referred to the spirit (35-55% alcohol). Blood alcohol concentrations reached within 30-90 minutes after drinking.

In research conducted by Dr. Barbara Flannery from RTI International, it is known that many alcoholic women suffered brain damage, especially in the cognitive neurological function. But that does not mean alcoholic men free from problems.

In addition to damage to brain nerves, alcohol also damages the liver. Again, the impact damage occurs faster in women than men. So that was written by a team of researchers in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. For the purposes of research, the research team involving 78 alcoholic men and 24 alcoholic women aged 18-40 years. The research team then conducted a series of tests of brain function, non-alcoholic 68 into the control group in this study.
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Urinary Tract Infection In Elderly

When parents arrived, they were elderly (seniors) higher risk of infection.
Bacterial infections are asymptomatic and Uriah Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). The prevalence of UTI was 35.6% (women 42.1%, men 27.7%) of the elderly population who come to the RSCM (for inpatient and outpatient).

Factors that played a role in UTI is the use of a catheter and an increase in residual urine. Specific factors that play a role in men is prostate hypertrophy and increased vaginal pH and urinary content of emptying imperfect.

Urinary incontinence (wetting) and delirium (dark eyes) sometimes a UTI patient complaints, even without fever. In outpatients, elderly with a suspected UTI should be performed to confirm the presence of bacteria in the urine. In addition to the test filter with urinalis, a urine culture investigations that should be performed on all patients suspected of having ISKuntuk determine the type mkroorganisme cause in elderly patients who require treatment in hospital, blood cultures should also be performed.
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Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer or cervical cancer is called a cancer that 99.7% caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) oncogenic, which attacks the cervix. This cancer can present with vaginal bleeding but symptoms of this cancer is not seen until the cancer into further stages. In developing countries, the widespread use of cervical surveillance program reduces the incidence of invasive cervical cancer by 50% or more. Most studies found that infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is responsible for all cases of cervical cancer. Treatment includes surgery at an early stage, and chemotherapy and / or radiotherapy in end-stage disease.

One trail is a wart HPV virus attack. Warts are skin rash that looks like a bloated cauliflower. The HPV virus itself many kinds (over 100 kinds), each of which is numbered to distinguish species from each other. 60 types of which cause skin warts are not dangerous. The rest is a mucosal HPV types, which only attacks the mucous membranes such as those in the mouth of the throat, the tip of the penis, vagina cervix, and rectum. Mucosal types of HPV also called genital, because the most frequently attacked are genital area. There is cause warts in the vagina or penis, which is commonly called the disease “cock’s comb”, namely HPV types 6 and 11, but it will not be cancer. Continue reading “Cervical Cancer”

Sleep Position Tips For Pregnant Women

During pregnancy arrived, sleeping position is often a problem for the majority of mothers. This is because the stomach getting bigger, so that mothers are no longer comfortable in several positions sleep. Not to mention the added with a cramp in the body, and the baby’s movements in the womb.

Prone sleeping position is safe for pregnant women. But generally the first trimester of pregnancy, the mother will undergo breast augmentation. Breasts will also feel more sensitive, causing inconvenience to sleep. And well as your stomach begins to enlarge (14 weeks early), sleep on his stomach became very uncomfortable because you have to put the legs on the pillow to sleep on his stomach because the stomach which began to swell.

As for the supine sleeping position, it is not recommended after 16 weeks of pregnancy the mother stepped on. to sleep on their backs because you will put the entire weight of the uterus to the back, intestines, and the inferior vena cava.
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