Important Info of Head or Brain CT Scan

Brain or Head CT Scan MachineThe brain is very important organ of the human. It is a central of nervous system and the most complex organ within the body. You should be careful about this organ. If it gets trauma and damaged it will be hard to repair or to be normal.

Normal brain is very sensitive organ within the body and very influenced by amount of oxygen, carbon dioxide and sugar within the blood. Any less or lack of the this factor can cause of brain damage or other like meningitis.

There are 2 kinds of head/brain injury:

  • Primary brain injury

This is a direct impact to the brain damaged. It can be bleeding on the surface and deeper of the brain, bruising in the brain and sometimes any penetration in the brain.

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sinusitis causes, effects and treatmentsIs sinusitis easy to be detected? Yes.. if you knew the symptom and how to check it. The symptom is commonly similar with flu. Some people will take medicine by their self to cure it before seeing to the Doctor or ENT Specialist.

The normal sinuses like frontal, maxillary, sphenoid, ethmoid filled by the air and located in the nasal area. These organs can be attacked by inflammation and irritation.

When the disease is still exist and bother the daily activities, they usually will see the Medical Specialist. The patient will be checked in several steps to make sure it is really common flu or sinusitis.

The steps are follow:

  1. Physical examination to see the nose and upper respiratory system.
  2. Laboratory test to detecting the infection process within the body.
  3. Chest x-ray to make sure whether the effect is from sinus area or chest and trachea region.
  4. Sinus x-ray is to check any sinusitis or other abnormalities.
  5. Another diagnostic tools checking like CT Scan and MRI
  6. Rynoscopy or Endoscopy will be performed by Otorhinolaringologist (Sinusitis Specialist) to visualize and access the anatomy and function.

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What to Do if Your Lumbar Spine Pain

about Lumbar spine pain problemsWe have back spine from neck/cervical, thoracal, lumbar, sacral up to coccygeus bones. The position of lumbar spine is in the lower area of the back. 30% of the people feel of back spine problems.

Most of them caused by spur formation, slipped disc, spondylosis, osteolisthesis, traumatic condition and lumbar abnormality like scoliosis, lordosis or kyphosis.

How to diagnose lumbar spine pain.

-         CAT scans, electromyogram (EMG) and another tool is Discography.

-         Most of patient and people will do MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) for the trusted method of diagnostic tools.

Below are the advantages of using MRI:

  1. It can check the musculoskeletal system thoroughly.
  2. It has high resolution imaging of anatomy vertebral bodies and spaces up to nerve, disc and spinal cord.
  3. It has been clearly view of the lower part of lumbar vertebra.
  4. It can detect and assess congenital problems, joint narrowing and spinal/nerves compression.
  5. It can detect of spinal cord inflammation and compression fracture.

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Lung Cancer is Dangerous Disease

Lung Cancer DiseasesLung cancer is one of dangerous cancer types nowadays because of their cells abnormalities. Human body with the normal unit of cells will be kept in checking and balancing by the system to make the cells growth in order and divided to produce fresh cells. It’s necessary for new cells and human body system.

Any disrupted of the cells growth will result of propagation and unrestrained of cells unit and then finally forms to be a mass or tumor. If this type is called benign, it can be removed and does not scatter to other organs of the body but if its malignancy tumor; it will grow and attack to other parts of the body.

The organs system which’s being attacked is like bloodstream, lymphatic system, soft tissue region and other parts of the body. Spreading of this tumor cells is known as metastasis. An extreme threatening malignancy will make a difficult to be treated.

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How to Handle if Bitten and Stings by Snakes

handling if biten and sting by snakesSnakes are the reptiles which are usually found in the grass, rocky outcrops, under or in the logs dense vegetation, in the leaf, in dense of iron & plastic and also along river. They need the sun to heat their body and hide in the afternoon for cooling down.

Some of snake species will be active during the day, night or in hot weather. Most of them are dangerous animals because they are defense character and will attack you if provoked. They usually do not attack if not threatened. For your notice that they are venomous animals.

Million people are bitten by snakes each year. Many of them die, getting amputation or permanently disabled. Actually not all snakes are venomous but we should be careful because of significant bites. A bite of snakes will take you to emergency medical treatment because they can cause bleeding, paralysis, kidney failure, muscle damages, soft tissue destruction or maybe death.

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Information of Thyroid or Neck Ultrasound

Info of thyroid or neck ultrasoundIf you have a problem with your neck area or painful within your neck, your Doctor will recommend you to do ultrasound or sonogram. This test is the only one of diagnostic tools to perform your problem. The other tests are like CT-Scan, MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) or Nuclear scan.

Ultrasound is a painless procedure using transducer with high frequency to result of images base of thyroid or neck organs. Every normal and abnormal organ will be evaluated and analyzed by this machine. Ultrasound gel is used to perform transducer probe and shown by computer monitor.

Every tool has the advantages to check your thyroid or neck. MRI is good to evaluate the size and shape of thyroid or other organs within your neck. CT-Scan is appropriate to diagnose a goiter or thyroid nodules and nuclear scan is qualified to check thyroiditis, graves’s disease or multi nodular.

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How to Prevent and Reduce Pneumonia Disease Safely

How to reduce pneumonia disease safelyPneumonia is one of the diseases within the chest organ like Bronchitis and specific process which can make the death if not treated properly. This disease has been spreading especially in Developing and Poverty Countries.

Hygiene practices, air pollution, bad environment and infection spreading are the factors to cause pneumonia to be getting worse.

Most of pneumonia is caused by bacteria –Streptococcus pneumonia (pneumococcus) and spreading by viral which commonly – influenza, respiratory syncytial viruses and parainfluenza. The other bacteria or viral that can cause pneumonia are like  adenovirus and staphylococcus.

People call this disease as pneumonia or bronchopneumonia that as infection of the lung and usually caused by viruses or bacteria. Actually this disease can be prevented and treated in proper steps. There is mild stage up to severe attacks to people or patients in all ages.

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Laboratory Test to Check Cancer Risk

Laboratory Test for tumor MarkerThe word “Cancer” will make everyone scared! Sometimes it become them socked and down. Do you have any experience hearing you or your friends about this? Treat this matter with wise way and follow the right procedure which Doctor’s recommended.

Diagnose of cancer or malignancy disease will be followed with some steps further to ensure it’s really cancer or not. Every patient would require some tests like diagnostic checking and laboratory services. Diagnostic tools are like ultrasound, x-ray procedure, MRI, CT-Scan, Mammogram for breast cancer suspicious and others.

The laboratory test services such as blood test, urine analysis and tumor marker. Blood test is the first important thing in clinically to detect of the patient’s amount of white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Oxygen transportation to different part of the human body will be shown by red blood cells.

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Video, How to Know Normal Chest X-ray Criteria

Video chest x-ray criteriaIn this post I would like to explain via video about normal criteria of chest x-ray. This is very important because many patients or people do not know how differentiate between normal or abnormal of chest x-ray. Most of explanations are concluded from patients.

Chest x-ray is the test which almost people do in their life because of:

  1. Regular medical check-up.
  2. Any symptoms related to unhealthy body or related surrounding region.
  3. Ribs or chest trauma.
  4. Surgery or operation preparation.
  5. Checking before going traveling.
  6. TB Screening by school needs or Doctor’s recommendation.
  7. Other reasons.

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Awareness of Breast Cancer Starting Now

Be aware of Breast CancerBreast cancer is the dangerous disease for the women besides uterine cancer. Base on the World Health Organization (WHO) data, there are millions of people death due to breast cancer every year.

Developing countries have suffered more than developed countries because of better medical treatment and awareness of better health life.

Women should be aware about their breast condition. The older of their age will increase of the breast cancer risk. Breast health knowledge and regular check up are very important to anticipate the worse impact of breast cancer.

This disease can be treated if detected in early stage. Below is the medical diagnostic equipment for detecting the breast cancer:

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The Functions of Breast Ultrasound

Function of breast scanningWomen who have ages more than 30s should check their breast condition as breast cancer screening or other abnormalities.

Any focal symptoms also which you should concern like unusual lump, or pain on the breast and axillary regions.

Breast ultrasound is one of the medical diagnostic tools that you can choose because it proved as 95% sensitivity for cancer or other diseases detections. Tumors, lump, cyst, lymphadenopathy are also effective to be identified.

Breast ultrasound is to be the first choice because, it’s invasive procedure (just little pressing the skin and not pierced) and quick image result. The other advantages, it can access blood flow with color Doppler ultrasound inside the breast and not using of x-ray radiation.

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Specific Diseases Info of Women Health

Women health info on specific diseasesWomen or mothers should be concerning seriously about their health. Health concern of women is different from men.

Female health is facing the variety of specific challenges starting from baby up to menopause stage.

Men are compared with women resulted that women are more likely to suffer migraine headache, experience depression,  live longer and further impacts of osteoporosis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Women are also less likely to die from injury, lose from their hearing and skip from preventive health screening. The warnings of these issues are to be concern about the fit health and protected from another abnormalities.

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