Posts Tagged ‘sick’

Sore throat can launch a serious illness

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Sore ThroatEveryone was confronted with the pain in my throat. Many people, however, believe that the trouble will pass by itself and does not need any special treatment. But the pain in the neck may be the beginning of serious illnesses, which often provide complications and may become chronic.
Usually are responsible for tracheitis virus. So it occurred against a background of general respiratory illnesses (Orville) and of course most often as a result of influenza. The main symptoms of this disease are pain in the throat and dry cough, which increases at night. Cough due to breathing becomes shallow. Fearing not to provoke a new bout of harrowing cough, ill try not to breathe deeply. Occasionally tracheitis can cause fever, but it is not too high – 37,5-37,7 degrees. If the disease is not treated, it often passes into the chronic. Chronic tracheitis can be self disease. It often occurs in smokers and those living in adverse environmental situation. Chronic tracheitis may occur against the background of diseases of the kidneys, inflammation of the nose or lung diseases. For treatment of the disease are made inhalations, to take cough medicine can be applied to rinse the throat with herbal infusions.

How often is normal the child to be ill

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

KidChildren who virtually never get sick, or they are not so small that they can be counted on fingers. The general opinion of doctors is that illness, children gradually build up their immune systems, which will help them later to resist infections attacking the body. But one has to be sick 1-2 times a year, and another – the presence of constant runny nose and cough. How often can ill child without causing alarm among parents and doctors? The term “children suffering often is blurred, as each child, for example every body is individual. According to modern medical standards “often suffering children” are considered those that:
• for up to 1 year of age suffer from respiratory diseases and more every year
• aged 1 to 3 years – 6 times more
• aged 3 to 5 years – 5 times more and
• over 5 years – 4 times more.

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