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Baldness can happen to anyone, but it is more common in men

Get Link Baldness is a condition in which hair on the scalp or other areas of the body is lost or falls out excessively. Baldness is also called alopecia. Baldness can happen to anyone, but it is more common in men. Baldness or alopecia can be caused by many things, from heredity, exposure to chemicals, to certain diseases. Baldness can be temporary or permanent. Most cases of baldness can be managed if caught early and given the right treatment. Causes of baldness Each person loses about 50-100 strands of hair every day, and this is normal. If you lose more hair every day than that, you need to find out what caused it so you can treat it immediately before baldness occurs. Some of the things that can cause excessive hair loss and potentially lead to baldness are: 1. Heredity The most common cause of baldness is heredity or genetics. This condition can cause androgenic alopecia with a distinctive pattern of baldness. This type of baldness is often characterized by thinn

Contagious eye pain medication and its prevention

Get Link Infectious eye pain or conjunctivitis (conjunctivitis), also known as pinkeye, is inflammation of the tissue that covers the front of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid. Prevent spread and treat infectious eye pain immediately by identifying the cause. Conjunctivitis is the most common infectious eye disease that can be caused by several factors. Viral and bacterial infections are the main factors that make this condition spread easily from one person to another. Apart from viruses and bacteria, conjunctivitis can also be caused by dirt, smoke, chlorine used in swimming pools, allergies to dust, or irritation that usually occurs in contact lens users. However, conjunctivitis caused by irritation or allergies is not contagious. Infectious eye pain caused by a viral infection is the most contagious and is often caused by a virus called Adenovirus. Adenovirus is a virus that causes several health problems, including flu, sore throat, bronchitis, diarrhea, fever,

Mesothelioma Claims

Get Link Facts About Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a rare but serious type of cancer that has no cure. It is a terminal illness that is contracted by exposure to asbestos or more specifically by breathing in asbestos fibre or asbestos dust. Exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma. The disease can develop after exposure to relatively low levels of asbestos. After the first exposure, the symptoms of the disease can take between 20 to 50 years to develop. There are 2 main types of the disease – Pleural Mesothelioma, in which a tumour forms on the lining of the lungs and Peritoneal Mesothelioma, which is a tumour that forms on the lining of the peritoneum in the abdomen. More information on the two types of the disease can be found here. One of the most significant differences between mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases is that mesothelioma can develop even if the exposure occurs over a comparatively short period of time, or if an individual is

Horrified! Here are some types of worms in the human body and their consequences

Get Link Types of worms in the human body - What comes to your mind when you hear the word worms? Amused? Disgusted? Throw up? Yes, that is normal. I'm sure that we often hear the word "earthworm", am I right? Earthworms are well known, in my opinion. Maybe you've even seen it yourself or even held it directly? It looks ridiculous, but did you know that earthworms have many benefits for the soil ecosystem itself. These worms act as decomposers and can fertilize the soil. Maybe all this time you only know that worms only live in nature, right? This is just my guess. In fact, you play with worms every day. How come? Yes, because according to studies in the health sector, there are various kinds of worms in our bodies. There are many types of worms in the human body, even in the animal body. Worms in the human body are certainly parasitic worms that can harm our bodies. Even most types of worms in the human body cause fatal diseases. For example, itching, vomiti

Knee Pain and Pain in the Legs? Do not underestimate and can be fatal!

Get Link Some people must have experienced pain or tenderness in the joint area, especially in the knee. But many people still underestimate and ignore this pain. In fact, if you underestimate it for a long time, the condition can get worse which later makes the treatment or management of the disorder more difficult. Orthopedic and Traumatology specialist at Siloam Hospitals Balikpapan, dr Hedy Wahyu Ramadhani SpOT, explained that there are various causes of knee pain. These include trauma, injury, infection, and inflammatory diseases. '' In addition, obesity or obesity can also trigger pain in the knee area. However, the most common thing is due to osteoatritis, "he said in a release statement. Keep in mind, osteoarthritis is one of the most common types of arthritis. The sign is when the joints feel sore, stiff and swell occurs. This disease, also known as chronic degenerative disease, is commonly found in elderly patients. Because as we get older, the bones in t

Beware of sharing eating utensils with other people, it is a risk to your health

Get Link Eating with the people closest to you is a precious moment where you can share stories and laughs. In addition, you will usually share and taste each other's food or drink. Getting along, you may immediately take a sip from your friend's glass. Or if the food your sister ordered looks good, you will taste it with the spoon your sister used. For some people, sharing utensils with other people is a form of friendship and intimacy. However, borrowing utensils from each other such as spoons, forks, straws, or drinking bottles to straws has the risk of causing disease transmission. The problem is, sometimes people who suffer from an infectious disease themselves do not realize that they have contracted a disease because the symptoms have not yet appeared. To find out what are the impacts of sharing cutlery, read on the following explanation. How is the disease transmitted through eating utensils? Various types of germs, viruses, and bacteria that cause infectious di

Know About Thyroid Disease, the causes and how to treat it appropriately

Get Link Thyroid Disease is a disorder of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland, which is located in the neck, precisely below the Adam's apple, is one part of the endocrine system that functions to secrete the body's metabolic hormones. The pituitary gland and hypothalamus in the brain control the working system of the thyroid gland, where if the body has an excess or lack of thyroid hormone, the brain stimulates the thyroid gland to balance its levels with the body's needs. Common thyroid diseases are hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, goiter, and thyroid nodules. Based on the type of disease, thyroid disease can be caused by several factors. Hyperthyroidism A condition in which there is excessive thyroid hormone production which can be caused by disorders of the pituitary gland system in the brain, damage and inflammation of the thyroid gland. Hipothyroidism In contrast to hyperthyroidism, this condition is caused due to underproduction of thyroid hormones. La

What is bipolar disorder? Let's get to know the Symptoms and Types so we can be more careful...

Get Link You must know the news about the beautiful Indonesian artist Marshanda , right? Lots of controversy from the news concerning him, one of which was the psychological disorder he experienced. There was news that he had bipolar disorder or bipolar disorder some time ago. Bipolar disorder itself has several types and has distinguishable symptoms. The cause of this mental disorder itself is still uncertain, but genetic factors seem to play an important role in the onset of bipolar disorder. As quoted from, based on United States mental health standards, there are 4 different types of bipolar disorder, namely; 1. Bipolar 1 Bipolar 1 disorder is characterized by manic depressions, which are changes in mood that tend to be drastic. Patients can experience 'mania', which is excessive pleasure and excitement, over-physical activity, a lot of talking, and decreased sleep needs. This can be followed by experiencing 'depression', starting fro

Have you ever heard of this disease? Malaria is one of the deadly diseases. Beware it may be around you!

Get Link Malaria is a disease that is spread through the bites of mosquitoes that are infected with parasites. Malaria infection can occur with just one mosquito bite. If not treated properly, this disease can cause death. Malaria is rarely transmitted directly from one person to another. This disease can be transmitted if there is direct contact with the patient's blood. The fetus in the womb can also become infected with malaria because it is contracted from the mother's blood. Malaria sufferers in Indonesia Indonesia and other countries around the world are joining in a global commitment, namely the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to eradicate a number of diseases, one of which is malaria. The incidence of malaria in an area is determined by the Annual Parasite Incidence (API) per year. API itself is the number of malaria positive cases per 1,000 population each year. The MDGs program continues to show success, as shown by the malaria API in Indonesia whi

You Must Know This Deadly Virus! HIV virus and its variants from its family

Get Link HIV is a human immunodeficiency virus. HIV stands for English (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that can cause AIDS . This virus attacks humans and attacks the body's immune system (immunity), so that the body becomes weak against infection against various diseases. Without treatment, a person with HIV can survive 9-11 years after infection, depending on the type. In other words, the presence of this virus in the body will cause a deficiency (deficiency) of the immune system. Transmission of the HIV virus can be through the distribution of semen (reproduction), blood, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. HIV works by killing important cells needed by humans, one of which is helper T cells, Macrophages, and dendritic cells. In 2014, the Joint United Nation Program on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS) provided a red report card to Indonesia regarding the response to HIV / AIDS. New patients have increased by 47 percent since 2005. Deaths due to AIDS in Indonesia are still

Huawei blocked, China accuses Britain of plotting with the United States

Get Link Chinese Foreign Minister Hua Chunying accused Britain of committing gang crimes with the US to discredit Huawei. This accusation arises because Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced his government is prohibiting Huawei from engaging in the development and implementation of 5G in the UK. "Britain is working with the US to discriminate, oppress and expel our company. We will respond immediately to protect Huawei's legitimacy," said Chunying, quoted from Bloomberg Wednesday (15/7/2020). Previously, Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming also regretted Johnson's attitude. "It was disappointing and wrong, and it certainly hurt the friendship between China and Britain." Like Chunying, Liu thought Britain was influenced by the US. Because, at the beginning of the year Boris Johnson's regime still showed a friendly attitude towards Huawei, even though there were indications of starting to limit the company's operations in several

This is the Guide to Living the New Normal During the Corona Pandemic

Get Link New normal is a change in behavior or habits to continue carrying out activities as usual but by always implementing health protocols in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This appeal from the government recommends that we live "side by side" with the virus that has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide. Since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, almost everyone has experienced problems living a normal life due to restrictions that need to be made to prevent transmission of the Corona virus. However, with these restrictions over, the government advises us to start carrying out activities as usual, of course while complying with the COVID-19 prevention protocol. This encourages us to be more aggressive in implementing the basic preventive measures for COVID-19, such as washing hands with soap and running water or with a hand sanitizer, not touching our faces with unwashed hands, applying physical distancing, and wearing masks in every activity, especia