Parkinsons Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the most frequent neurodegenerative after Alzheimer’s disorder. It affects around 1% of the population over 55 years of age and is slightly more common in men than in women. Its prevalence increases with age. Has it been involved to various environmental and genetic factors in the development of the disease. Even so, a specific cause is unknown. The disease is due to a loss of the substantia nigra in the midbrain, which inhibits the estriatales neurons through the neurotransmitter known as dopamine. You are neurons estriatales are responsible in turn inhibit the nuclei pale inner and subtalamico, causing a hyperactivity in these two areas.

The symptoms are varied:-pain in neck and shoulders. -Tremor: it usually starts in one hand and extends to the extremities and sometimes the jaw and neck. It is usually rhythmic and to a greater extent be present during rest. It increases with the anxiety and gives during sleep. -Bradykinesia: reducing or slowing of the acts engines automatic and volunteers. It is the symptom most disabling. -Expressionless face. -Slowing of speech, chewing and swallowing.

-Difficulty to develop daily activities (shaving, dressing, eating and walking). -Difficulty of raising the voice, articulating the language and monotone voice. -Demise of Scripture (micrograph), due to the reduction of the amplitude of movement. -Muscle stiffness. -Typical posture of the parkinsonian patient: head, trunk and joints of the arms and legs in Flex. -Reverse with the bent trunk, dragging your feet, taking steps short and without swinging of the arms. -Freezing of gait. -Decreased intellectual, cognitive, memory, perception and language of expression. Visual hallucinations and excessive daytime sleepiness. Depression. -Constipation, excessive sweating, gasps and difficulties in urination (nocturia, urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence). Excessive salivation may also appear. -Muscle and joint pain. – Sensory symptoms: tingling, burning. Parkinson’s disease is progressive. Finally, the patient falls into a State of total immobility that requires much assistance. Without treatment, the average life of the patient is estimated at 9 years. The diagnosis is based on clinical data and response to treatment, as well as on the exclusion of other processes in the interrogation and through studies, such as the computerized tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Medical treatment will be throughout the life of the patient. It is usually effective, although the degree of improvement varies among patients. They consist of anticholinergic drugs, amantadine, levodopa, among others, accompanied by general care.

Causes Of Buzzing In Ear

Have you ever felt the sensation of a buzz or beep in the ear? It has stopped or has remained as a permanent symptom? Many are the causes of ringing in the ear, but will divide them into two groups. In the first of these are the causes that cause hum to almost everyone at some point in our lives. We refer to that which we feel when you return to the silence of our home after a night at a disco or defined as occurring when we travel by plane as a result of pressure differences. The good news is that these hum go away after a few minutes. But in the second group are the causes of ringing in the ear that generate a permanent symptoms in those who suffer from it and that generate disease of tinnitus. Then we will detail some of the more common:-drugs: sometimes hum appear after intake of certain antibiotics – overexposure to noise for long periods of time: as in the case of industrial workers who handled noisy machinery without proper protection in your ears. We can also mention those who work in clubs or other noisy and closed environments.

-Injuries: This includes not only blows to the ear, but head injuries – presence of infections, tumors, wax or foreign body in the ear they are then the most common causes of ringing in the ear and many specialists claim that in a lot of cases, disease is cured when he disappears the cause that provoked it. For this a questionnaire and a series of studies are performed to try to determine the source. However this does not happen in one hundred percent of cases and for those patients who do not heal after disappearing the cause, more complex treatments of long duration are used to prevent relieve symptoms and keep the disease from moving forward creating irreversible problems. There is a method of little known but very effective is guaranteed to make that tinnitus will disappear forever.

International Diabetes Federation

MONTREAL, QUEBEC (Marketwire October 20, 2009) the International Diabetes Federation is proud to welcome Professor Jean Claude Mbanya de Camerun as its new President at the end of the 20 th World Congress on Diabetes by the IDF, held on 22 October. The President will occupy the post the next three years. The IDF announced that Sir Michael Hirst, of the United Kingdom, was elected President-elect of the general Council of the IDF, a member composed of more than 200 associations organ of the IDF in more than 160 countries. Sir Michael will replace President Mbanya in 2012. Jean Claude Mbanya is Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Yaounde, Cameroon, and is head of the unit of Endocrinology and metabolic diseases at the central Hospital of Yaounde. He was one of the pillars of the campaign promoted by the United Fidelity by diabetes, which led to the adoption of the resolution of the international day of the diabetes by the United Nations in December 2006. Currently coordinates the strategic direction of the IDF to encourage Governments to incorporate policies for treatment, care and prevention of diabetes.

Professor Mbanya investigations focus on cultural factors related to diabetes, which sometimes are exclusive of African countries and communities in which carried out their studies. His experience and his research have helped to raise global awareness of diabetes in Africa, a continent where non-communicable diseases, as in the case of diabetes, tend not to be taken into account. It takes up his duties at a moment in which diabetes and other non-infectious diseases are charged a high price at the global level, since most of the cases are concentrated in developing countries. Diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic respiratory diseases cause 60% of all deaths in the world, and four of every five cases occur in countries with low incomes and stockings.

Metabolic Diseases

If you want to avoid metabolic diseases arriving at age 30, you should begin to implement a plan of jercicios and dietapara begin to reduce your weight, one of the main causes of diseases such as diabetes metabolic. Obesity problems are different in each stage of life, as well as are so many human physiological events. Weight increases during adolescence and early youth until it stabilizes. At this stage of life, in short, not to be confused excessive adiposity with the change of normal weight occurring in the body, only in the case of excessive adiposity is necessary to intervene, by greater resistance from this accumulated grease to diets, due to the increase of number of adipose cells and not just its volume. In the case of growth physiological, attempting to lose weight quickly, is an effort pointless and dangerous also.

This can result in a bad relationship with your body and the choice of bad food regimes is prelude to diseases food such as anorexia and bulimia. Problems of obesity from 25 to 35 years. An easy and practical solution to the problems of obesity from 25 to 35 years, is to return to authentic diet Mediterranean: East remedy more efficient for women working, for some of them, however, the studies represent the worst threat, to keep the line for health both. Women aged 30 years and that work, stressadas and sitting all day after a table, should keep in mind as imperative to reserve a time of day to perform physical exercise, if you neglect your form physics during this period, were in very bad shape in the entrance of the forty years.

Ravelo Health Insurance Agent

Daily people who are unfamiliar with different ratings given to some medical situations in the United States, are doubts because they don’t know that they are referring to. That is the case of calls: PRE-existentes diseases, or what is the same, diseases that occur or are before hiring the services of an insurance doctor nobody wants to of course feel rejected when trying to join a health insurance. The time of the application and its subsequent analysis by the medical insurer is decisive for the adoption or not, client/patient.Of echo is also unpleasant to the agent that you don’t want these things to happen. A truly professional agent defends and joins forces with the patient and wants the best for him, but this is nothing for a sentimental issue, unfortunately the insurance companies and different companies have the solution or the adoption of appropriate, in your hands. Therefore sometimes diabetics, people suffering from blood pressure, which have high cholesterol, asthmatics, those suffering from cancer (healed or not), and many more, spend much work to get health insurance. Some solutions to the presence of a pre-existent illness and the approval of a health insurance. What can you do to find a solution to the dilemma of not being approved by a health insurance, by having a pre-existent illness? 1.

Try be well advised by a good medical insurance (health insurance agent) agent of this depends on knowing the different alternatives to apply with you with regard to minimize the possibility of do not approve it. The good agent knows that insurance is more or less demanding with his illness and knows how manage your application so that it will be adopted. Of course this is not a guarantee, but what I mean is that the agent has the experience and skill, since it works with this every day. 2-Do not despair and do not apply at all and with all the first premise that you should keep in mind that you as patient with pre-existent disease (s), are not interested in this health insurance.Therefore will try not to approve it. 3 – All is not lost, there are some alternative solutions which can be applied and can be risk and apply for that health insurance and 3 things can happen: a) one that approve it miraculously b) not to approve it, c) and the third that approve it but with a restriction during a period of time where cannot fulfill this health situation (if by others(, but not by the prior situation of disease). (4) And in last place that may be the first, it is possible to apply for the so called health plans or medical plans that many of them are not secure medical, but if some of them are serious and respond by the benefits they promise. Advice from an agent of medical insurance, which can lead you to the door of your home or work the solution to your health problem is always recommended in all cases.


Gum disease is one of dental problems most common affecting pets. Research shows that the majority of animals over two years of age suffer from gum disease. As important as that you maintain good dental brushing their teeth daily care, eating properly and having dental checkups regular, the same rule also applies to your dog or cat. Although gum disease can affect dogs and cats, certain breeds such as boxers or terrier dog tend to be more susceptible to this disease. Gum disease occurs as a result of an accumulation of particles, saliva and food bacteria known as plaque on the teeth.

Plate then hardens or calcifies in Tartarus under the gum line and on the teeth and cause infection. It is very painful and uncomfortable for your pet, particularly because he doesn’t have any way of telling. When an infection develops not only damaged gums and bone around teeth but you can also separate to the current blood. If untreated, it can lead to bad breath, loss of tooth, abscess, gingivitis and jaw infection. More severe cases of gum disease can lead to liver disease, kidney disease, and even organ failure. The symptoms most common and signs of gum disease include: * bad breath * loose teeth * discolored teeth * bleeding, inflamed gums * receding gums * salivation * discomfort when eating or chewing food, particularly food hard * changes in behaviour such as depression, irritation or aggression what causes gum disease? There are several factors that can contribute to gum disease and these include poor nutrition and dental hygiene, eating rocks, sticks or other hard objects, the animal age, genetics, chaste, and arrangement of teeth, as well as eating habits, bacterial infections and overall health.

Diagnosis of gum disease diagnosis is based on a thorough dental examination of the mouth, gums and teeth. Certain tests such as radiographic Imaging will be performed. Help for treating gum disease generally depends on the severity of gum disease. It involves brushing the teeth of the dog or cat daily with a toothpaste prescribed veterinary, cleaning, polishing and fluoride use to control the accumulation of plaque and prevent tooth loss. All procedures are done under general anesthesia so that there is no pain. This is then followed by cleaning the space between the teeth and gums to reduce the size of the space between the teeth. An antibiotic gel is also applied to restore periodontal tissues. More severe cases will require procedures such as splint, bone replacement and regeneration of the periodontal tissue. Occupy your pet teeth remains his responsibility and demands healthy food and a nutritious diet, daily dental home care and regulate veterinary checkup. Natural remedies for pet owners are choosing increasingly more holistic treatments. natural pet remedies are a safe, gentle alternative to the health of animals and without the harsh side effects of conventional treatments. Well-known grasses such as Arthrospira (Spirulina), Equisetum (horsetail) and Taraxacum officianale (dandelion) are used to keep teeth and gums healthy and strong. Homeopathic ingredients such as Silicon, Calc.