Archive for May, 2011

Cholecystitis Our small organ, pear-shape sac which attached in liver and we call it gall bladder, sometimes make us severe painful and unfeeling well. Besides stone and worm inside there is also inflammatory process in the gall bladder wall.

What is the main cause of Cholecystitis?

Cholelithiasis or gall bladder stone is main cause of cholecystitis. The other causes are like sludge within the gall bladder, trauma that hit the organ, influence from other infected organ such as from bowel, stomach or diaphragm, etc. Be careful if you’re overweight, it tends to irritate and can block your bile duct gall bladder due to your fat layer thickness.

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Tuberculosis I would like explain about Pulmonary Tubercolisis. This disease is also known as Koch Pulmonum, specific process or TB. It’s rarely found on developed Countries but often happen in the undeveloped or developing countries.

Even though, we must be careful if see our family members have the symptoms or suspected suffering of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Pulmonary tuberculosis is caused by infection of growing bacillus called as Micobacterium tuberculosis. You can suffer it by transmission through inhalation from infected people.

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How to Treat Kidney Stone?

kidney stoneKidney stone is one of the disease which can cause the severe pain for the sufferer. Both kidneys, ureters and urinary bladders are urinary system in our body.

Stone is located not only in kidneys (right or left side or maybe both sides) but also in ureters or bladder. Kidney stone can experience a backache, abdominal pain, bloody and cloudy urine, fever and another bad feelings.

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Nerve Problems of Back Pain

Spondylolisthesis imageIn this post, I would like to explain more specific about back pain which caused by nerve problems. We have to admit that back pain can disturb our daily activities and finally it will decrease our work performance or productivity result. It would be worse if followed by the difficulty of urinate or psycho disorders.

Meanwhile, back pain can get more risk if you have obesity, unlike sport activity, have heavy working, like consume alcohol or smoker or have inappropriate of body posture in sitting or standing.

There are some nerve problems of back pain as follows:

1. Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is an abnormality caused by slipped movement of one disc in spinal vertebre. The disc is actually attached together with adjacent vertebre but under pressure can make a squeezed, strecthed and twisted, although it’s very small degree.

2. HNP (Herniated Nucleus Pulposus)

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Ultrasound is Important for Young Girls

Young Girls UltrasoundAs a mother who has daughters around 10 – 20 years should check them for ultrasound or scanning. Young girls or teenagers are usually not respect with their health. School activities, extracurricular task and friendship have made them unaware about their health complaints.

We never know what they did, drank and consumed everyday if they stay outside of home.

Why should you check young girls for ultrasound?

1. To make sure that your beloved teenagers are really save and healthy from any disease and abnormality such as cancer, tumor, obstruction, fibroids, etc.

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How to Brush Tooth Properly?

Tooth BrushBrushing tooth is one of the good habit which must be built as a healthy life style since a childhood.  Teeth brush purpose is not only clean but also ensure clean up for every tooth.

Please brush twice a day and do it every day to prevent plaque damage. Micro organism on the plaque can lead to dental cavities. To remove plaque continuously and daily is preferable to brush after breakfast, going back party and taking any small cake.

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Is MRI Scanner Really Accurate?

MRI ScannerMRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is an advanced diagnostic machine to check and evaluate any disease, abnormality and anatomy of the human body by transmitting the use of a huge magnet, radio frequencies and magnetic resonance and generating the signal which is seen by the receiver and later to be sent to the computer for further process.

MRI with speed of rotating hydrogen atom of water molecules inside enables to make images and distinguishes of any different parts of the body and make it feasible to the computer screen.

Benefits of using an MRI Scanner:

1. MRI can create the detail images on the body, clearly differentiation and more sensitive for soft tissue parts such as brain, ligament, spinal cord, vertebral spaces and nerve system.

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Healthy Life Style Reducing Backache

Healthy life styleHealthy life style is a dream of everyone and free of back pain is something worth to be achieved. By doing a healthy lifestyle and consider the factors that cause your problems of back pain, you can avoid severe negative impacts although you would not hide it when your old has come at least you can decrease it.
The following is 4 suggestions to avoid many dangerous diseases such as hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease, diabetes and tumors. By implementing a healthy lifestyle, your backache could be free or avoided.

1. Active Lifestyle

How can daily activities make a freedom from back pain? Sometimes your work requires much sitting and thinking and also easily for transportation availability in both private car and public facilities that causes us away from foot, please try a half-hour of walking every day.

If it’s difficult to do then replace it with aerobic sports such as swimming or cycling. With the active lifestyle, the backache will be prevented. For your notice that the lead factors to back pain is lazy lifestyle movement, mostly sleeping or lying down or sitting too much. With aerobic exercise, the body to be healthy.

Please remember that your exercise should not be excessive and must be adapted to your age. For beginners it should start from lighter first and then measured improvement.

2. Diet

One of the risk that causes of low back pain is related to your diet, it’s obesity. On Obesity can occur an accumulation of fat excessive on the abdomen and chest which impacted on your back spine burden compared than a normal person.

Obesity is caused by an unbalanced diet such as fat and carbohydrate intake exceeds the percentage needs per day, so that excessive material will be dumped into fat layer. By reducing consumption of fat and carbohydrate per day and increasing fiber intake of both soluble or insoluble to help prevent obesity. So obesity can reduce the risk of
low back pain.

3. Working Positions

In lifting to the heavy burden must be in precisely where the heaviest burden should be on foot, arm or hand and not on the waist, stomach or back. In reducing the burden, make sure the load is adjusted to your portion. When you sleep, put your foot at the base which is not too soft rather than a flat and little bit harder. Go to bed at night and sleep enough time and take a nap during a day an half hour would be better for your health.

4. Working Activities

Activities at work, lifting weights, sit and sleep accustomed into a healthy lifestyle. The positions of standing or sitting which bending will provoke and affect to your lower back pain. When is inevitable because of demanding of the job, don’t forget to perform relaxation to your tense muscle.

5. Bad Effects of Cigarette and Alcohol

Smoking and drinking alcohol are the bad habits. Both of them is usually very difficult to be eliminated. It’s not only because of the influence of additives but also the influence of habits, friendships, and the environment will be very strong against any desire to quit.

Smoking can reduce blood flow to the spinal cord and can cause degeneration of the spine and joint diseases. Meanwhile drinking alcohol in general will reduce the body’s normal functions that can affect the nerve functions. When disturbing nerve function, it will lead to lower back pain.

Therefore, a healthy lifestyle can not be separated from the prevention of back pain, although there are many other factors that cause lower back pain. Try implementing a healthy lifestyle can avoid back pain or backache.

Handling Femur Fracture

Femur FractureFemur or we call it as upper leg extremity is one of the strongest bone beside pelvic, back spines and thoracic bones in our body. Femur or thigh can occur fracture or broken such as on the neck femur and the body.

Dislocation can also happen on the coxae joint or on the femur head which come out from the acetabulum or socket. Femur is from coxae up to knee joint. Only hard force or pressure can make this bone broken except you have an abnormality like osteoporosis or bony tumor.

To visualize of femur fracture, we can use upper leg and pelvic x-ray with 2 basic positions such as frontal and lateral or axial views. If the patient cannot move because of their bad/critical condition we can manipulate it with horizontal x-ray. With this position we can still see the figure of thigh bone without worsening of patient’s condition.

Severe injury of the femur bone could be from falling from the high place, car accident or motor cycle collision. Stress fracture for your thigh is also commonly involved.

This bone that regularly bear weight and receive the most shock from high impact activities is more susceptible. Please decrease in intensity, duration and frequency that lead to stress fracture which can make the femur fracture.

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How to Treat Bad Breath

HalitosisBad breath¬† is if a person’s breath regularly has unpleasant smell. Bad breath or Halitosis becomes a serious problem for some people, especially if suffered in permanently.

You tend to avoid anybody who has a smelly breath. Many people with Halitosis aren’t aware that there is a problem. For mothers or women is usually very concerned about it because it can affect the impression to others.

Some Causes of Bad Breath:

1. Health Conditions

Upper tract infections like respiratory problems can be the causes. They are like chronic Bronchitis, sinusitis or nasal matters. The other health conditions are diabetes, gastrocintestinal problem or kidney and liver diseases.

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