Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Air dry in cold weather can make a scratchy throat and trigger a throat disease. But luckily, the recipe mduah lozenges can be found in the pantry. "Natural medicine is a good solution to overcome a sore throat. In fact, many natural remedies for sore throat can be made at home. That is, do not have to leave the house in cold weather," said Benjamin Asher, MD, PC, members of the Committee on Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the head and neck surgery American Academy of Otolaryngology. Here are three ways to overcome sore throat as reported by Prevention.com, Monday (02/13/2012). A. Coat the throat with honey and warm water One tablespoon of honey mixed with warm water and lemon is a good natural remedy. These ingredients can coat and soothe throat irritation. 2. Gargling with salt water Gargling with salt water or other solution will help reduce sore throats caused by dry air irritation or allergy. In a study in India, patients are fitted with tracheal tubes after surgery are asked to rinse with a mixture of one teaspoon of licorice mixed with 8 ounces of water. The result, the mixture has reduced the severity of sore throat than those who rinsed with plain water. A mixture of licorice can be used as a beverage or as a mouthwash. Rinse with organic apple cider vinegar is also effective, because it can clear the throat, but not as hard as other vinegar. One tablespoon of bourbon whiskey mixed with a glass of warm water can also be used for gargling. This mixture of deadly bacteria as well as soothe the throat at the same time. 3. Prevent recurrence "Prevention is the best cure for a sore throat caused by irritation or infection of the virus," said Dr. Asher. For example, a sore throat in the morning can be caused by the drought caused by breathing through the mouth at night, or it could be triggered by an increase in gastric acid while sleeping. Moisturizing dry air can be overcome. In addition, arrange a bed or pillow for the head slightly raised so as to prevent sore throat due to increase stomach acid. Do not ignore a sore throat that has lasted more than a week, because it could be a sign of serious problems. "If you experience severe pain and cause difficulty in swallowing, see a doctor. If you experience pain centered on the one hand throat, immediately seek the advice of health professionals. Smokers who long sore throat should see a doctor immediately," said Dr. Asher.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide, not least in Indonesia. World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, 84 million people died from cancer in 2005 and 2015 timeframe. Cancer can be suffered by anyone regardless of age, gender and social status. In the world Cancer Day which falls every year on February 4, WHO noted that nearly 80 percent of cancer deaths came from low-income countries and middle. In fact, a quarter of them occur before the age of 60 years. Most cases of cancer usually occur because the habits and unhealthy lifestyle. But by modifying your lifestyle, at 30 percent risk of cancer can be prevented. Welcoming the world of cancer, the WHO announced a 5 (five) types of cancer that is ranked top with the highest death toll: A. Lung cancer (1.4 million deaths) This is the most deadly type of cancer for both men want any woman. Each year, more people who died of lung cancer than breast cancer, colon, and prostate cancer (even though all three combined). Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. The more cigarettes you smoke each day and the earlier you start smoking, the greater the risk of lung cancer. There is no evidence that smoking low-tar with a reduced risk of lung cancer. 2. Stomach cancer (740 000 deaths) Some types of cancer known to affect the stomach. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of cancer to the stomach. Development of cancer is generally found in the lining of the stomach. Over time, the presence of cancer is starting to fade. Experts think this decline may be triggered due to lifestyle changes such as reducing salt intake and smoking. 3. Liver cancer (700,000 deaths) In most cases, the cause of liver cancer caused by cirrhosis, which is the end result of chronic liver damage caused by chronic liver disease. Alcohol abuse is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the liver. 4. Colorectal cancer (610 000 deaths) Colorectal cancer can begin to grow from the large intestine (colon) or rectum (end of colon). Initially, nearly all colorectal cancers are benign (polyps), but over time develop into cancer. This cancer is a type of cancer the world's third largest in terms of number of sufferers. Colorectal cancer is also the number two cause of death of two worlds, in which the age factor influences. 5. Breast cancer (460 000 deaths) Breast cancer is a malignant tumor that grows in the breast tissue. Cancer can begin to grow in the milk glands, milk ducts, fatty tissue and connective tissue in the breast. In Indonesia, breast cancer is still the number one killer disease in women.