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Warning! Diabetes and Your Child

Not only the adults could have Diabetes Mellitus (DM). Your child may also at risk of developing this chronic disease.

Not solely influenced by genetic factors, disease is also triggered by an unhealthy diet and lack of activity. DM disease that attacks children is a systemic disorder that occurs due to impaired glucose metabolism. You must be aware and take care of your children.

This situation can occurs due to damage insulin-producing cells in salivary gland gastric (pancreatic) so that insulin production reduced and even halted. Insulin is a hormone that plays a role important to maintain a balance of sugar in the body. DM one disease is also caused by an autoimmune process, a state where there is damage to the immune system, allowing the body to produce an anti-insulin-producing cells.

Therefore, DM disease in children is a disease that cannot be prevented. In fact, it is very difficult to know early on before the onset of clinical symptoms.

Parents are expected to be alert wh…

Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatments

Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated disease that appears on the skin. It is a skin disease red, scaly and thickened. The disease usually affects people between the age of 15-35 years. Kim Kardashian, one of the artists is shocked to hear of her illness.

image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psoriasis
What are the Symptoms?

Symptoms of psoriasis is the emergence of red blotches on the top there is a thick white scales and stick in layers. As a result, the skin suffering from psoriasis have a firm boundary with normal skin.

How to treat it?
Psoriasis can be treated with topical treatment when the disease still in the mild stage. When the disease has reached the stage of moderate to severe (skin affected by psoriasis area above 5%) can be done phototherapy or photochemotherapy. However, until now there is no medicine that can cure psoriasis totally. Therefore, when treatment is stopped, usually the disease will recur again and should be followed by maintenance treatment.

The No-Body Odor Solution

Body odor is a problem that affects a person's confidence. Deodorants may be effective enough to cover body odor, but some experts believe that the use of deodorant, too often, can have negative consequences. Changes in dietary patterns seem to be an alternative to reduce your body odor.

The following are foods you should avoid to prevent your body odor:

Red Meat
It took a long time to digest red meat. When undigested food, toxins and foul-smelling gases are released that cause perspiration odor.

Alcohol and Caffeine
Although alcohol and caffeine consumption has become a habit, by limiting these drinks, your body will feel more fresh and odorless.

Junk Food
Consumption of junk foods that are too much salt / sugar, flour, hydrogenated oils, and so forth, will tend to rot in the stomach, thus producing unwanted breath and body odor.

Choline
Choline-rich foods can make you sweat like the smell of fish. Examples of such foods are eggs, liver, fish, and nuts.

Smoke
Cigarette smoke mingled w…

Live Like You're on Vacation

Going on vacation can often be your favorite times of the year. Most people fill leisure time with fun activities, visit the new places, try a variety of good food—that eliminates all fatigue due to the routine of life.

A day after you were relaxing on a holiday, you're likely finding yourself getting up early, eating a low-quality lunch, working late into the night and often sleep deprived—making unhealthy lifestyle (again).

Actually you can transform a good time like a vacation into your daily routine. It will make your life more healthy and very enjoyable. Here are 5 ways that your life feels like a vacation:

1. Enjoy the scenery around

People looking for new scenery during the holidays, but many people do not realize that the trip to the office, many of the real scene can also be enjoyed. Try to enjoy a trip to the office and find something interesting.

2. Relax and breathe deeply
When you are on vacation, you do not afraid to draw a deep breath, relax and en…