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symptons and complication gastroeshophageal refluxProblems or dysfunction in esophageal sphincter valve at a connection point between the esophagus with the stomach can cause gastroesophageal reflux or familiar with the name “gastric reflux” or “acid reflux” or also known as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Esophageal sphincter valve prevents the acid or contents in the stomach heading to the top or to the esophagus. In people who have gastroesophageal reflux or acid reflux, this sphincter open or dysfunction when stomach pressure increases so that the liquid or sometimes including the other contents of the stomach can go up into the esophagus, so that people can feel the acid taste in their mouth.

Some symptoms that may be experienced by people who get gastroesophageal reflux such as:

  • Heartburn is usually felt more intense after eating activity.
  • Hoarseness is also commonly experienced.
  • Felt a strange sensation that a foreign body stuck in the esophagus.
  • They have difficulties experience when trying to swallow food.
  • Commonly accompanied by a dry cough and shortness of breath, usually this is happening for a long time and can be mistaken as asthmatics.
  • People felt pain in the chest that is usually felt in the sternum area, people feel like hit by heart attack, angina pectoris.

In the case of long and left without treatment on complications of GERD can give the appearance of ulcers in the esophagus of patients due to gastric acid damage esophagus epithelium of patients, gastrointestinal bleeding may occur which cause the blood regurgitate GERD sufferers sometimes more red-black (darker) because of blood mixed with stomach acid or are dark-colored blood in stool while doing the defecation, and a rare complication is of esophageal cancer.

To avoid GERD should not happen to you or know anything what is good to do for you do when get symptoms of GERD, it helps if you do a medical consultation, besides that we will try to give you some tips related to GERD in other posts.

Sports-since-Childhood-can-Encourage-Their-Future-in-Growth-and-Health-BetterSports contribute to help the development of pulmonary and cardiovascular systems for physical and mental or emotional health and social development of the child’s integration.

Several studies provide data to support the things that are often advise by doctors or medical expert, that the exercise beneficial for our health, protect against disease-related heart disease, obesity, hypertension and even some cancers. But in reality although this information has often suggest, but still there are many people who suffer from obesity as a result of the exclusion of a healthy lifestyle?

One answer to this question is related to the common practice in childhood. It could be said that children who are not accustomed to doing regular physical activity and discipline are more likely to be adults who have a habit of not doing physical activity or sport. So it is could be said that exercise is physical activity habits to be instilled at an early age, with parental supervision of course.

Some things to consider as a parent when you want to teach physical activity or exercise for our children and may be beneficial to encourage us to teach the sport to their habits:

Pack the sport in the form of recreation with where your kids love to do. No need to do activities that really should be according to your strengths as a parent, remember that we want to instill here is that they have a habit of exercise and it’s fun for them. We provide support to them gradually and continuously monitored.

Because the children are still in their infancy as parents we should pay attention to contraindications for a child in any kind of exercise. Regular medical monitoring and thorough will be better in determining the selection of a safe and comfortable exercise for your children.

Do not forget that the rest of their developmental period, in this case enough sleep at least 7-8 hours also is important for their growth.

If you expect your child to excel in a particular sport to keep in mind that there is an assumption that says it takes at least 10 years of practice in order to really proficient and excel in many sports.

Children who do regular physical activity, have a better integration in social life and reduce the risk for unhealthy habits such as drinking alcohol or smoke tobacco.

Sports in children and adolescents provide the proper development of physiological systems such as the heart and lungs as well as strengthen the musculosceletal system (bone system) so that it can reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Ask from Where We Get the Energy to Move Our Body

Where We Get the EnergyWhatever we do in our life, such as breathing, sleeping, walking, reading, dancing, cooking, playing, exercising, studying, even every our heartbeat and other things require energy even with minimum energy consumption.

This may be a question for all of us, where we get that energy? Generally, we need the energy obtained from nutrients in our diet and then they will be process in our bodies to produce energy and then used in every process of the body to function properly and efficiently. As we know, we derive nutrients and need are classified as follows:

First is a protein. Protein can be obtained from our food such as meat, fish, eggs, fresh milk and other milk products, nuts, and all the foods in their natural state, even if only in small quantities.

Second is fat. Fat can be obtained from olive oil, wheat germ, flax, canola, soy, nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, peanuts), fish oil (sardines, tuna, mackerel, salmon) and avocado.

Third is carbohydrate. Carbohydrate can be obtained from the bread, cereal, pasta, rice, potatoes, beans, fruits and vegetables, jams, chocolate, honey and milk.

Fourth is vitamins and minerals in all foods, especially fruits that you can see the article / post on other pages later.

So, if you eat a varied and balanced diet, you can give your body the energy to always be 100%. Therefore the importance of implementing the three main meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner in order to get the energy that needed to perform the activity.

Eating nutritious foods can be rather like fuel or gas into your vehicle such as a car or a motorcycle, where the fuel will be converted into energy, which can make them move and perform its function as a vehicle. So what if we as humans do not get the food for our bodies? Some symptoms ranging from the lightest to the quite serious could happen, such as:

  • Headache.
  • Fatigue.
  • Loss of interest.
  • Feeling weak or less than normal strength.
  • Making a slow metabolism in the body.
  • We can also be a loss of consciousness or fainting.

So always remember to eat a healthy diet but also remember not to eat too much, because if we get excessive energy it will take us to another problem that is overweight or we are familiar with the name of obesity.

hand hygieneHands are one of the important part of our body. Because without them in under normal circumstances we would not be able to do something. In fact, they may be the most important part of the human body because they do a lot of tasks and activities which sometimes requires a very delicate touch and require high accuracy. Hand equipped with one of the 5 senses that we have, that is the sense of touch. In addition to some of the technologies used to assist us in doing something, the hand remains a natural tool that helps us all and sometimes without them sometimes technology can not function properly.

Some of us may need a hand to do the following things:

  • Feel if things are hot or cold, rough or smooth.
  • Plays several instruments.
  • Eat.
  • Wash.
  • Work.
  • Wearing clothes
  • Touch
  • Cook
  • And some other things that you know in running day-to-day life.

The hand is the distal part of the forearm to the upper extremities. This is the most flexible part of the skeleton and comprises a total of 27 small bones are fused.

Unfortunately, there are people who have lost one or both hands, but many of them have managed to adapt and live as normally as possible. So when you still have your hands, give thanks with your good hand hygiene.

About Diabetes and Controlling the Diet

diabetes dietThe main problem of not having a good diet is that it causes a lot of damage to the pancreas, the responsibility to produce and release insulin, this damage it does is reduce increasingly the manufacture of insulin in the body this being the cause of the condition, or the worsening of diabetes.

A diet for diabetes is something that is essential for those who suffer from this disease. It is important to have a good diet for diabetes because with these mainly avoids the consumption of sugar, thereby preventing the complications of diabetes.

A diet for diabetes should take into account your weight, medicines you’re taking, lifestyle and other health problems you may have.

In our reading in many articles, the following diet guidelines recommended for diabetes:

  • Limit foods with high content of sugar, a diet for diabetes normally follow this simple step, so you can control the level of glucose in the blood by avoiding as previously stated the complications that brings this illness because of excessive consumption of glucose.
  • Eat small portions throughout the day, this controls the amount of calories that are ingested daily. The excess body fat makes it more difficult for people with type 2 diabetes use its own insulin.
  • Pay attention to that amount of carbohydrates you eat, a diet for diabetes always avoids the excessive consumption of carbohydrates because this can get to raise your weight in an incredible way, why you should try to minimize them as much as possible.
  • Eat a wide variety of whole grain foods, fruits and vegetables, we all know that fruits and vegetables are good for all and is something essential to a diet for diabetes but, what are they for whole grain foods, whole grain foods are rich in fibre and fibre-rich foods they do is slow the passage of food through the stomach and intestine, decreasing the absorption of carbohydrates.
  • Eat less fat, this is one of the most important things in a diet for diabetes especially if you suffer from diabetes type two, this will decrease the chances of heart disease. Heart disease may become worse too the diabetes.
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