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Anxiety neurosis: Definition
Anxiety neurosis is a neurosis unstructured characterized by a painful feeling of waiting, imminent danger and fear irrelevant. The anxiety is not in itself a pathological phenomenon because it is constitutive of existence (existential angst) but its repetition, its irrationality, its intensity that makes it pathological. Also called ‘generalized anxiety disorder’ in its diffuse and chronic (more than 6 months), it can sometimes take a paroxysmal character in the panic attack. Read the rest of this entry »
Many medications can cause side effects. A side effect is an unwanted response to a drug when taken in normal doses. It can be mild or severe, temporary or permanent. The side effects listed below are not experienced by everyone who takes this medication. If you are concerned about side effects, discuss the risks and benefits of this medication with your doctor.
At least 1% of people taking this medication side effects reported below. Many of these side effects can be supported and some may go away on their own over time.
Consult your doctor if you experience these side effects and they are severe or bothersome. Your pharmacist may be able to give you advice on what to do if these side effects occur:
- decreased or increased appetite;
- hot flashes;
- weight gain;
- an unpleasant taste in the mouth;
- slight weakness or fatigue;
- low blood pressure;
- of vision problems (eg. blurred vision);
- a dry mouth;
- drowsiness. Read the rest of this entry »
The hypersensitivity is controlled ‘fooling’ the immune system
Increasingly high doses of a drug neutralizes its allergenicity
Imagine that a person has a disease with a single effective treatment, but is allergic to that drug. In situations like this, doctors could only offer, at best, an alternative therapy much less ‘powerful’. Until a method emerged temporarily reversed hypersensitivity to the drugs and increased survival and quality of life of those who were in that situation. Read the rest of this entry »
The foodborne disease (FBD) are a major health problem worldwide. These diseases are caused by the consumption of water or food contaminated with microorganisms, parasites or the toxic substances they produce.
The ETA may be poisoning or infection:
Foodborne infection: disease resulting from ingestion of food containing microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, parasites) harmful things. For example, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Triquinella spirallis.
Food poisoning caused by: illness resulting from ingestion of toxins or poisons that are present in the food ingested, which have been produced down by fungi or bacteria although these organisms are no longer present in the food. For example, botulinum toxin, Staphylococcus enterotoxin.
The most common symptoms of FBD are vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and fever, may also develop neurological symptoms, swollen eyes, kidney des difficulties, double vision, etc..
These symptoms may vary depending on the amount of bacteria or toxins into the food, the amount of consumed food and the state of health of the person, among other factors.
For healthy people, most foodborne illnesses are temporary, lasting only a couple of days without any complications, but for people more susceptible such as children, the elderly, pregnant women or those found patients may be more severe sequelae or even fatal. Read the rest of this entry »
Hepatitis E is an infection of the liver caused by viruses HEV (Hepatitis E Virus).
This form of hepatitis is fortunately rare in Italy, like in other industrialized countries, while it is often present as an epidemic in the developing regions, where overcrowding and poor hygienic conditions provide fertile ground for its dissemination.
The highest incidence rate for hepatitis E was found among people aged between 15 and 40 years. The severity of the disease tends to increase with patient age.
The infection is transmitted through the consumption of water and food contaminated by feces of people or animals infected with hepatitis E.
- The transmission from person to person occurs less frequently than the virus’ hepatitis A .
- Most outbreaks in developing countries has been associated with contamination of drinking water.
Hepatitis E is more severe among pregnant women, especially during the third quarter, an increase in mortality rate ranging from 1-3% to 10-20%. Read the rest of this entry »