• Health Knowledge,  Mom and Baby

    The Advantages and Side Effects of 4D Ultrasound Examination

    For mothers who are pregnant, it is certainly nice to see the baby’s activities in the womb recorded on a 4-dimensional ultrasound scan. Yes, with the ultrasound method that produces four-dimensional images, mothers can better understand the fetus’s condition in the womb. The process of fetal growth and development can be monitored more closely, including the presence or absence of abnormalities that pose a risk to the baby or pregnant mother. Of course, it’s different if you use the 3D ultrasound method or 2D ultrasound. The advantages of 4D ultrasound examination 4D ultrasound examination is superior to 3D and 2D. These advantages include: More advanced technology Ultrasound results are in…

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    What, Why, When and How Laparoscopic Procedure

    What is a Laparoscopy Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure used to diagnose or treat various conditions. In laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon makes small incisions, approximately 1 cm.  That is why laparoscopic surgery is also often referred to as keyhole surgery. The surgeon then inserts a laparoscope with a camera into the incision. The images captured by the laparoscope will be displayed on a monitor in the operating room where the doctor can perform surgeries or simply examinations. Laparoscopic procedure, photo via kjkhospital.com Why Laparoscopy is Needed In making a diagnosis, doctors often use non-invasive methods, such as ultrasound (USG), CT scan, or MRI. But sometimes, the only way to make…

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    Bad Habits Affecting Children’s Teeth Arrangement

    Children’s health, especially dental health, is of particular concern for parents. Many factors affect the alignment of a child’s teeth. Such as genetic factors: if the father has a large size of the jaw and teeth, while the size of the jaw and teeth of the mother is small, then there is a possibility that the child has a less neat arrangement of the child’s teeth. There are also environmental factors by looking at food, eating and drinking, teeth that fall out before the time, and including bad habits that children do every day. The bad habits of the child also influence the arrangement of the teeth of the child.…

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    The Importance of Muscle Mass in the Healing Period

    You or your elderly parents may have been paying attention and keeping your body fit, but there are times when you can get sick. Are you aware, when you experience pain that makes you unable to move actively, the amount of muscle mass can be lost quickly and interfere with your recovery period? Muscle mass can be lost as a person gets older. After 40, the muscle mass decreases by 8% every decade (10 years). If you experience pain and cannot move actively or undergo bed rest, you can run a 5% risk of losing muscle mass in just ten days. The loss of muscle mass can increase by three…

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    The Importance of Prebiotic Fiber to Support Digestive Health

    Have you ever realized that there are more than 100 trillion microorganisms from 10,000 different species living in our digestive tract? These microorganisms have different properties, so it is important to maintain the balance of digestive disorders. Of course, we want the “good” bacteria to dominate and maintain our digestive health. Besides suppressing the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi, these good bacteria can also support the immune system and inflammation regulation. Good bacteria can thrive and function properly if supported by the right nutrition to provide benefits to the body as their host. Prebiotics are food compounds that cannot be digested and are beneficial for the growth of good…

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    Tips for Fulfilling Nutrition for Elderly who have difficulty eating

    Nutrition has a vital role in maintaining endurance, especially for the elderly. Older people tend to have weaker immune systems. Often we find the condition of our parents having difficulty eating, which raises concerns in the family. We must first find out why parents don’t want to eat before looking for alternative solutions; here are some of them: Loss of appetite Many people with age experience the ability to smell and taste so that they cannot smell the usual tasty smells of food and lose their ability to taste so that all food seems tasteless. Actively asking questions and listening to food wishes for parents can help overcome this problem.…

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    The Importance of Influenza Vaccination For Flu Prevention

    The influenza vaccine is a vaccine that can protect from the flu. The World Health Organization (WHO) provides recommendations to provide influenza vaccination once a year.  Even though the flu is a minor illness, the fact is that it can cause quite a lot of problems for some people. Influenza or flu disease is very easy to spread, for that influenza vaccine is important to be given. This virus is spread through saliva splashes or contact with items that have been contaminated with the virus. If the disease attacks the respiratory tract, symptoms can include dry cough, fever, headache, runny nose, muscle aches, and weakness. Importance of Influenza Vaccination Although…

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    The Role of Parents in Child Development

    The period of child development is essential in his life. Every child has a stage of growth and development that requires careful attention from parents. This is so that children can reach the peak of optimal development, especially in the golden period of children’s life. According to Sari Asih Hospital’s Karawaci, Pediatrician, dr. Ari Mulyani, SpA, growth is an increase in the size and number of cells and intercellular tissue. This also means increased physical size and body structure. Meanwhile, child development describes the growth in the maturity of individual functions. “Growth and development are important indicators in assessing children’s health status because they can affect children’s quality of life.…

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    Amazing Benefits of Soursop Leaves that Not Many People Know

     A Million Benefits of Soursop Leaves The benefits of soursop leaves have been known for a long time, but maybe some people still don’t know the benefits of soursop leaves. Even soursop leaves are usually only considered ordinary by most people.  The need for knowledge about soursop leaves is not just an ordinary leaf. Soursop leaves contain many nutrients that the body needs. Benefits of soursop leaves Soursop fruit offers various complementary ingredients for human health, starting from the fruit, leaves, and even trees.  It is widely known that soursop fruit contains lots of vitamin C, fiber content, and other important nutrients in many fruits found in other fruits.  Soursop…

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    Why does high cholesterol cause heart disease?

    High cholesterol level is a risk factor for heart disease. An unhealthy lifestyle is a factor that triggers increased levels of cholesterol in the blood. Reporting from Heart.org, the human body naturally produces cholesterol to regenerate cells, protect nerves, and produce hormones. Unfortunately, unhealthy behaviors such as an unbalanced diet, lack of movement, smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke, and being overweight make cholesterol production rise above the body’s needs. Besides, cholesterol levels can also increase due to eating fried foods, milk, cheese, and meat. With abundant cholesterol levels in the blood, especially the type of LDL (bad cholesterol), body health can be disturbed—one of them, causing heart disease. Why does…