Swollen lymph: Why enlarge

swollen lymph

The immune system of our body is a complex system made up of different structures, viscera and organs that work in harmony with a purpose: protect our body from external aggressions of infectious agents (both viruses and bacteria), and in some cases directly involved in various important functions such as acting as a filter circulation or participate in the transport and absorption of nutrients. This is the case of the spleen, formed by cells, especially by-lymphocytes and blood we found in the abdomen to the right of the stomach.

swollen lymph

The lymph nodes are also part of our immune system. They consist of small, oval and encapsulated structures that are interspersed throughout the course of the lymphatic vessels, sometimes quite scattered throughout our body and in some areas are grouped in larger numbers (that is what happens to areas such as the neck, armpits and groin). Inside we find fibrous trabeculae through which flows the lymph.

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Atrial fibrillation: What it is and how it affects us

atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is the arrhythmia, a pathology characterized by the abnormal heart rhythm and irregular, generating rapid heartbeat. The habit of snuff, the blood pressure or body mass index is three major risk factors for developing this disease that affects our heart. Atrial fibrillation needs to be diagnosed and treated.

atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a type of cardiac arrhythmia, in particular, one of the most common, and serious consequences for our cardiovascular health including angina pectoris. Among the major risk factors, doctors and specialists have an impact on tobacco consumption, the blood pressure (hypertension problems) and body mass index (ratio between weight and height).

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Why do some people suffer from constipation?

suffer from constipation

Constipation is a condition that occurs when the intestinal transit switches and runs more slowly than usual, making progress impossible stool and consequently hinder evacuation. When you suffer from constipation, apart from the inability to pass stool is normal to suffer flatulence, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and bloating. Why do some people suffer from constipation? Today we explain the reasons.

suffer from constipation

Weak regime in fibers
One of the main causes of constipation is related to the daily diet. People who follow a low-fiber cause alterations in intestinal transit. Therefore, it is common suffer this condition.

Therefore, the patient must make certain changes in their eating habits as:

  • Include foods rich in fibers in a regime based on fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals and dried fruit.
  • Avoid foods that constipate such as rice, banana, apple, carrot, pastries and fatty foods.
  • Prefer whole grains instead of those refined or processed.

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Cough: How to appear and how to relieve

cough

Coughing, although it can be annoying, actually a mechanism of defense of our body, namely, to protect and clean the respiratory system. The viruses of cold are usually the main responsible for the cough, but are not the only triggers. Snuff smoke, irritants in the environment, can also make us cough. It should be noted that, under the generic name of cough, different types are included. Thus, the cough may be dry or productive, depending on its duration, acute or chronic.

cough

Coughing is not a disease itself but a symptom and a defense mechanism, like a reflex, is involved in our respiratory system to expel foreign agents, such as cold viruses, one of the most common respiratory diseases during the cold months. Cough, although it may be uncomfortable, therefore plays an important role, at the time that alerts us that we look for the cause that causes it. Not only respiratory infections can make us cough, also the snuff smoke or other irritants in the environment.

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HPV Virus: Is it reactive?

HPV Virus

The human papillomavirus have the ability to lie dormant for years. Similarly it can be asymptomatic and remit spontaneously, experts also suggest that can remain hidden and reactivate years later. Hence, the importance of the prevention, with the vaccination as most effective measure.

HPV Virus

Infection with human papillomavirus, HPV, main risk factor for cervical cancer may be asymptomatic (no symptoms) and remain dormant for years. Hence the importance of prevention and in case of suffering, diagnose it early. It is estimated, according to medical, approximately 14% of the data of women, aged between 18 to 65 years, suffering human papilloma virus. The largest number of cases occurs in young people between 18 to 26 years.

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Pharyngitis: Natural and effective relief

pharyngitis

Pharyngitis is one of the conditions or infectious diseases caused by common action of cold or sudden changes in temperature. An inflammation of the mucosa that surrounding the pharynx caused by bacteria or viruses. Pharyngitis may occur at any age and most common symptoms include headaches, difficulty in eating (swallowing) and loss of appetite, sore throat, malaise, as well as fever and inflammation of the lymph nodes. We can relieve symptoms with some natural solutions.

pharyngitis

In the cases of pharyngitis, in addition to consult a doctor to determine if we need to follow some pharmacological treatment, also we can use some natural and effective solutions to mitigate or relieve typical symptoms of pharyngitis, among which are found from the sore throat and head, to the general malaise passing through the muscle pain, dry cough, the inflammation of the lymph or episodes of fever.

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Diabetes: How to discover?

diabetes detection

Not always be seen or warning of their presence, but some signs that conveys our body and, in principle, might seem unimportant symptoms, we are really saying that we have a problem of diabetes.

diabetes detection

Prevention is investing in health and in this case, prevent diabetes is the best way to prevent more severe complications.

Diabetes, a disease according to medical data under-diagnosed, since it is estimated that around a million people have type 2 diabetes, the most common, without knowing it.

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Fever: How and when to measure temperature

measure temperature

Fever is not a disease itself, but the response of our body against infections caused by viruses or bacteria. Its appearance, however, of concern and some other questions, including how to measure fever, how to control or that drug can take to mitigate it. It is recommended to take at least three times the temperature throughout the day, assuming that the normal body temperature is 36.8 degrees centigrade.

measure temperature

The temperature should be taken several times a day (at least three): one in the morning, once in the afternoon between 16 and 18 hours, and a third for the night, before bedtime. The body areas most suitable for measuring the temperature the doctors speak four: underarm, rectum, mouth and ear.

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Alzheimer: Disorders of eating behavior

eating disorder

It is a common problem among patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease characterized by the deterioration of intellectual functions, primarily memory, but can also be affected other areas such as language, the ability to make decisions or carry out everyday tasks, attention, changes in mood, behavior and personality. In this case, we will focus on a specific disorder associated the eating behavior. How can we help to prevent it?

eating disorder

The problems of eating behavior in patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease may be due by overfeeding or malnutrition, through rejection of food behaviors, difficulties in swallowing or play with food.

We can not forget that we are in patients with memory problems and guidance, so their habits and how they behave at mealtime can be see disrupted, come to forget in a given phase of the illness if eaten or how successfully use cutlery. It’s a direct consequence of the disease, the same way you can also have sleep disorders or depression. The diet should be balanced and adapted to their needs.

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