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Safe and Effective Ways to Protect Your Child from Mosquito Bites

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Mosquito bites are often regarded as normal and are common. Even though one mosquito bite actually carries the risk of transmitting dangerous diseases, especially to babies. Therefore, protecting your child from mosquito bites also needs to be done in an effective and safe way. Not only can mosquito bites cause itching and scars that sometimes do not easily disappear, but also carry the risk of deadly disease. Zika virus infection transmitted by the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito can cause neurological complications, such as congenital microcephaly (in babies born to mothers infected with the Zika virus) namely the condition of the baby's head is smaller than other babies of the same age and sex, Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome namely a collection of symptoms due to the body's immune system that attacks innervation, meningoencephalitis, which is an inflammation of the brain and the lining of the brain, and myelitis which is inflammation of the spinal cord. The development of th…

Recognize the Causes of Maternal Death during Pregnancy and Childbirth

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There are various causes of maternal death during pregnancy and childbirth. So that pregnant women (pregnant women) can avoid it, let's know what are the causes and factors that can increase the risk of maternal death. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), maternal death is defined as death that occurs during pregnancy or within 42 days after delivery. In Indonesia, Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is still relatively high. Based on 2012 data, the maternal mortality rate is quite high, around 359 per 100,000 per birth. Some Causes of Maternal Death The following are some of the causes of maternal death that you need to know: 1. Post partum hemorrhage (PPH) In developed countries, post partum bleeding or bleeding after labor is the most common cause of maternal death. Bleeding after childbirth can usually occur within a period of days or within weeks after delivery. Post partum hemorrhage is characterized by continuous bleeding from the vagina. If left unchecked, ble…

Sounds Reasonable, There Is a Fake Pregnancy

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Women who experience a false pregnancy (pseudocyesis) can feel signs that are similar to an actual pregnancy, but in fact she is not pregnant. These signs can last for several weeks, even months like a pregnant woman. Women who suffer from pseudocyesis are very sure that they really are pregnant and it is difficult to accept the fact that the pregnancy does not exist. Why can fake pregnancy happen? Actually the exact cause of false pregnancy is still unknown. However, there are a number of factors that are thought to cause a woman to show false pregnancy symptoms. These factors include: Psychological factors One of the alleged causes of false pregnancy is a psychological problem, such as depression or severe stress due to not having children. For example, when a woman already craves the presence of a baby (especially for women who have had many miscarriages or infertility), her body may unconsciously create signs of pregnancy. The brain will then misinterpret these signs and s…

UV Rays Do Not Only Harm The Skin

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As living things, humans need sunlight to get vitamin D. Vitamin D makes bones stronger and helps the body more easily absorb calcium. Even so, too much exposure to UV light can have a negative impact on the body. UV light is basically sunlight that reaches the earth. UV rays are divided into several types, while the types of UV rays that are commonly known are UVA and UVB. Both types of UV rays if exposed to excess can have an impact on body health. As for the adverse effects on body health that may occur, such as eye health disorders, chronic or acute skin health problems (sunburned skin or erythema), and disorders of the immune system. In the long term, excessive exposure to UV light can cause eye inflammatory reactions, actinic keratosis, photodermatosis, and degenerative changes in skin cells, blood vessels, and fibrous tissue. The following are some of the effects of UV rays for your health by type: Impact of UVA rays for health UV rays on this one can cause long-term ski…

Beware of the Dangers Behind the Foaming Urine from Now on

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Foamy urine can indeed occur at any time and is considered normal if only occasionally. Unlike the case if foamy urine occurs continuously because in fact it can be an indication of certain serious illnesses. Normal urine is generally pale yellow to dark yellow with slight changes in aroma, texture, and color, depending on the food or medicine being consumed. While foamy urine can occasionally just be a sign of full bladder so that urine flows quickly and bubbly when expelled. However, you should consult a doctor if you are constantly passing foamy urine. This condition can be a symptom of proteinuria or the presence of protein in the urine. High levels of protein in the urine can then be one indication of a serious disturbance in the kidneys. Foam appears because the protein in the urine reacts with air. Protein in this urine can be caused by diseases of the glomerulus, Fanconi's syndrome, an increase in the quantity of protein in the serum, excess fluid consumption, as well…