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    Vitamin C, Benefits, And Risk of Deficiency

    Vitamin C is a popular vitamin category.  In addition to being used to treat colds, people are also accustomed to taking vitamin C when the body is not fit, hoping to overcome their mild illness. Benefits of vitamin C for the body What are the benefits for the body?  Children who do not like fruits and vegetables will not get vitamin C. Whereas vitamin C has a myriad of benefits (more than 300 benefits) that are good for health, some of which are: Maintaining a healthy immune system  Preventing thrush agents Preventing nitrite  Prevention of cancer Helps absorption of iron and sharpens awareness  Prevents colds  Prevents infections  Antioxidants (neutralizes free…

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    The Need for Balanced Nutrition in the Child’s Growth Period

    Who doesn’t want their children to grow up healthy.  “Healthy” is greatly desired by all parents amid the onslaught of eating patterns and unhealthy lifestyles – among the many diseases that lurk around your baby. In addition to maintaining children’s health, good nutrition will also prevent children from getting sick later when they grow up. Healthy is one of the keys to the success of your children in the future.  Healthy cannot be created instantly because it must start from the smallest habits, such as always eating food with complete and balanced nutrition.  The recommended food composition according to the General Guidelines for Balanced Nutrition  is one that ensures the…

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    Female Reproductive Organs

    Aging effects on s-ex hormone levels are more clearly seen in women than in men.  For women, most of these effects are related to menopause, when the level of female hormones (especially estrogen) drops dramatically, menstrual periods end permanently, and pregnancy is unlikely to occur again.   Decreased levels of female hormones cause the ovaries and uterus to shrink.  Vag-inal tissues become thinner, drier, and less elastic (atrophic vaginitis).  In severe cases, these changes can cause itching, bleeding, pain during s–exual intercourse, and a high need to urinate immediately. In addition, the breasts become less tight and tend to sag.  This change makes it difficult for us to do breast self-examination…

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    Rheumatism (Gout), Symptoms, Cause, What You And Your Doctor Can Do

    Rheumatism is inflammation of the joints that usually attacks the toes, especially the big toe. But rheumatism can also strike the knee, heel, ankle, wrist, fingers, and elbows. Rheumatism only attacks men and often appears without initial signs. Rheumatism can be triggered by minor injuries such as wearing shoes that do not fit in size, eating too much food containing uric acid, alcohol, inner pressure, infections, and certain drugs. a. Symptoms of Rheumatism Sudden joint pain, usually starting at night. Pain such as throbbing or very painful and having pain when moving a little. Redness, swelling from the affected joint. Fever, cold and weakness may accompany the attack. b. Cause…

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    Asthma, The symptoms, Complications, Cause, What you And Your Doctor’s Can Do

    Asthma is a symptom caused by airway disorders in the form of increased sensitivity to stimulation from the environment as a trigger. Triggers for these symptoms can be in the form of fatigue of the mind (emotional disturbances), physical fatigue, unexpected changes in the environment (weather, humidity, temperature, smoke, especially cigarette smoke and stimulating odors, respiratory infections especially certain influenza diseases and allergic reactions from ingredients that are inhaled or eaten. The degree of symptoms of respiratory tract sensitivity begins with mild symptoms (in the form of colds/sneezing or coughing that often recurs) to severe symptoms of asthma attacks (difficulty breathing). This situation is actually marked by the background of…

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    What Happened to a Woman’s Body in Their 40s

    Changes in middle age occur between the ages of 40 to 65 years. For many women, this period is enough to change their lives and physical appearance. The following are specific changes in women entering their 40s and above. Increase in Body Weight and Decrease Muscle Mass In fact, both men and women will begin to lose muscle tissue as they age. However, women aged 40 and over tend to lose 223 grams of muscle a year. According to Dr. Pamela Peeke, author of “Body for Life” when we lose muscle, our metabolism decreases and we burn fewer calories. This, of course, leads to weight gain,  the body continuously after…

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    These Are the Signs Your Eyes Are Having Problems

    Entering the age of 40s, a number of eye and vision problems will increase. If you experience any of the following symptoms, you may experience early warning signs of more serious eye health problems: Vision fluctuates If we often have difficulty seeing things clearly, it may be a sign of diabetes or hypertension. Chronic conditions of these diseases can damage the small blood vessels in the retina and the light-sensitive layer behind the eyes. See spots and flashes Sometimes, we may see spots (floaters) on the eyes. This is actually the shadow of particles floating in the liquid that fills the inside of the eye. Although they may be disturbing,…

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    Analgesic and Antipyretic (Pain Relief and Body Heat Reduction)

    Pain medication is a general term for analgesics. Although these drugs reduce pain, anti-pain drugs do not cure the disease that causes the pain. Simple pain relievers can be purchased without a doctor’s prescription. There are two types of painkillers that can be used, namely paracetamol (or acetaminophen) or acetosal. Both are heat-lowering drugs (fever medicines). Strong anti-pain drugs such as NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs / non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and narc–otic analgesics (which cause drowsiness) need a doctor’s prescription a. When given Paracetamol Relieves pain, for example headache, toothache, pain after surgery Reduce fever Acetosal Relieves pain, for example headaches, muscle aches Reduce fever Anti-inflammatory, such as rheumatoid arthritis, bone rheumatism NSAIDS (anti-inflammatory drugs not steroids) Relieve the…

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    Allergy, The Symptoms, Complications, Causes, What you And Doctor can do

    Allergy Allergy is a condition where people become very susceptible to substances/compounds that do not cause interference. This situation usually tends to have hereditary factors. An allergic reaction usually occurs after several exposures to an allergen (ingredients/compounds that cause allergies). Some cases will recover after a few years. Other cases may last a lifetime. a. The symptoms of allergy Symptoms that arise from allergies depend on which parts of the body are attacked, for example: Red eyes, swollen and runny. Nose secretes a lot of mucus, sneezing Stomach / Small Intestine more active movements (hyperperistaltic) which causes diarrhea and other digestive disorders. Joint pain, redness, swelling Red blotchy skin or…

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    Hemorrhoids, The symptoms, Complications, Causes, What You And Your Doctor Do

    Hemorrhoids (Fissura Ani, Varices) Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum (large intestine) and around the rectum (anus). There are 2 types of hemorrhoids namely externa and interna. Hemorrhoids are the main cause of anal bleeding. Hemorrhoids are not a dangerous situation. But it is important to be distinguished from more serious causes of bleeding such as rectum cancer. a. The symptoms Fresh blood on toilet paper/dirt or dripping from the rectum after removing the stool. Soft lumps around the rectum. Sometimes it’s a big-time like a bunch of grapes. Feel pain when removing poop. Rectal itching for several reasons. Constipation, caused by enlargement of hemorrhoids so that clogging up…