Questions and Answers About Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint, also called lumbago is a pain that occurs in the lower spine (lumbar spine). About three in four adults will have back pain during their lifetime these numbers may rise due to the increased number of elderly.
A large portion of the population today, living with back pain, the result of poor posture, inactivity, incorrect positions in the workplace, household chores and other associated factors including the execution of exercises wrong.

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Questions and Answers About Repetitive Strain Injury - RSI

The intensive use of computers may cause some accidental injury? Typing presents ongoing problem for our body? We can use any type of chair in our workstation? How far should I put my monitor? A digit or digits must have a working differently? These are some questions that this article will try to answer to you.

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Tips to Avoid Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Here are some tips to help you to avoid Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI):

* Every 25 minutes of work typing make a stop 5 minutes;
* Every hour of typing, get out of your chair and move around;
* Drink water regularly throughout the day;

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Questions and Answers About Hemophilia

Hemophilia is a blood clotting disorder. For example: If you cut any part of our body and begins to bleed, proteins (which are responsible for the growth and development of all tissues of the body) into action to stop the bleeding. This process is called coagulation. People with hemophilia do not have these proteins and therefore bleed more than normal.
There are several blood clotting factors, which act in a sequence determined. At the end of this sequence is formed the clot and the bleeding is stopped. In a person with hemophilia, one of these factors does not work. Thus, the clot is not formed and the bleeding continues.
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Questions and Answers About Neuroblastoma

 What is neuroblastoma?

It is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in certain parts of the peripheral nervous system, since the region of the brain to the spine, thorax and abdomen, are more common in the adrenal glands. The peculiar behavior has Neuroblastoma, presenting spontaneous regression in some cases (with children under 6 months old), and others, is very aggressive, despite treatment. It usually appears in children under 5 years of age.

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Questions and Answers About Breast Cancer

How are the breasts:

The breasts (or breasts) are glands and its main function is to produce milk. They are composed of lobes that divide into smaller portions, lobules and ducts that carry milk produced outside the nipple. Like all other organs of the human body, are also found in breast blood vessels that supply blood to the breast, and lymphatic vessels through which lymph flows. Lymph is a clear liquid that has a function similar to the blood to carry nutrients to various parts of the body and collect undesirable substances. The lymphatic vessels are grouped in what is called lymph nodes, or swollen lymph nodes. The lymphatic vessels drain into the breast glands in the armpits (lower arms) in the neck and chest.
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What is Hepatitis?

Hepatitis means any degeneration of the liver due to various causes, the most frequent infections by influenza virus types A, B and C and the abuse of alcohol or other toxic substances (such as some medicines). While viruses attack the liver when its cells to parasitize their reproduction, cirrhosis of alcoholics is caused by frequent intake of alcoholic beverages - once in the body, alcohol is transformed into harmful acids to liver cells.

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What is Meningitis?

It is an inflammation of the membranes that cover and protect the central nervous system - the meninges. Meningitis can be viral, acquired after a cold or other illness caused by viruses, or bacterial origin, usually milder.There are several bacteria that can cause meningitis. A contagious form of the disease is caused by meningococcal disease that transmits through the air. Another way of infection is contact with the saliva of a patient.The bacterium enters the body through the nose and lodges itself inside the throat. Then go to the bloodstream

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What is Fibromyalgia?

The term fibromyalgia refers to a widespread and chronic painful condition. It is considered a syndrome because it encompasses a range of clinical manifestations such as pain, fatigue, malaise, sleep disturbances. In the past, people who had widespread pain and a series of ill-defined complaints were not taken very seriously. Sometimes emotional problems were considered as a determining factor of this situation or a nebulous diagnosis was established. That’s because it was believed that there was involvement of a muscle inflammatory process.

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Basic Issues About Anti-Inflammatory

The anti-inflammatory medications are highly used by its effectiveness in treating pain and inflammation. Among the best known are anti-inflammatory drugs diclofenac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, nimesulide, ketoprofen and etodolac. As anti-inflammatory drugs act? This was discovered in 1970, when it was revealed the mechanism of action of aspirin, which all of these medications are derived. These compounds inhibit the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX) that makes the production of substances that cause inflammation, the prostaglandins. This same mechanism is responsible for side effects of anti-inflammatory drugs, because prostaglandins are also needed for vital body functions such as protection against the acidity of the stomach and kidney blood flow.

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