Archive for February, 2011
What is it?
It is a diffuse disease, chronic irreversible liver which is defined anatomically with the combination of three types of injuries:
A breach of liver cells (hepatocytes);
Nodules of regeneration of liver cells which are trying to work but ill get there because the architectural layout of the new cells is not consistent with their duties.
Depending on the size of the nodules are distinguished macronodular and micronodular cirrhosis. Read the rest of this entry »
The sinuses are cavities in the bones behind the face. One of these cavities is located immediately behind the nose. Large sinuses are located on either side of the nasal cavity. A row of very small sinuses runs behind the nose and two more large sinuses are located above and behind the eyebrows.
Sinusitis is the inflammation of the sinuses. It may be related to an infection of viral or bacterial, but it can also be caused by non-infectious inflammation of the sinuses. Sinusitis can be acute and last less than 12 weeks, or chronic, lasting 12 weeks or more. Acute sinusitis is very common, affecting about 10 people each year. Read the rest of this entry »
It is a disorder caused by abnormal wear of the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae) with degeneration and mineral deposits in the cushions between the vertebrae (cervical disks).
Cervical osteoarthritis, neck arthritis, cervical arthritis
Causes and Risk Factors
The cervical spondylosis is degeneration of chronic cervical spine including the cushions between the neck vertebrae (cervical disks) and joints between the bones of the cervical spine. May be abnormal growths or “spurs” on the vertebrae (spinal bones).
These accumulated changes caused by degeneration can gradually cause compression of one or more nerve roots, which can cause progressive pain in the neck and arm, weakness and changes in sensation. In advanced cases, involvement of the spinal cord, which can affect not only arms but the legs.
A neck injury prior (which may have occurred many years earlier) can predispose to spondylosis but the most important risk factor is aging. At 60 years, 70% of women and 85% of men show changes indicative of cervical spondylosis on radiographs. Read the rest of this entry »
Why should not miss the calcium in the diet? The medical community has always recommended the addition of calcium to your diet to improve bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Calcium maintains, strengthens and repairs your muscles and joints. Eating habits to preserve the health musculoskeletal in the long term.
For women when they enter the years of menopause should consume enough calcium to protect bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. 1,000 milligrams is recommended for adults aged 19 to 50 years, 1,200 mg for older adults, and 1200-1500 for postmenopausal women. Read the rest of this entry »
Like most diseases, including hair loss is influenced by hereditary causes. It has been observed that children of bald people are more susceptible to baldness. There are also occasional and transient causes such as stress, poor diet, smoking, alcoholic beverages, use of certain drugs, pregnancy and lactation for women, harsh shampoo, sun, sea and air pollution. In most cases, hair loss is a consequence of a variety of reasons, the expression of a decay of ‘body as a whole. As in animals, even in men hair health is an expression of the health of the whole organism.
We refer, of course, linked to hair loss causes transient and occasional, and not to androgenetic alopecia which is not affected by the general psycho-physical condition of the subject. In general, in association with an increase in hair loss, there is a thinning of the scalp. In the presence of particular events, then, the life expectancy of healthy hair, healthy subjects, which is usually 2-3 years, it can last only a few months. Contrary to popular belief, wash your hair every day, use the balm, gel, wear a helmet, hat, wear long hair, does not increase hair loss. While greasy hair, dermatitis, seborrhea, dandruff and itching are seen as affecting hair loss. Read the rest of this entry »