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Dangers of Distended Stomach and How to Overcome It

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Distended stomach not only affects the appearance, but also dangerous to general health conditions. Distended stomach is dangerous because of the accumulation of fat. What are the dangers of distended stomach that can be caused? And how do you reduce belly fat? Listen to the explanation. Distended stomach due to accumulation of fat in the abdomen. Fat in the abdomen consists of two types, namely subcutaneous fat and visceral fat. Subcutaneous fat is fat that is under the skin. This fat can be pinched and visible. While visceral fat around the organs in the body so it is not visible. Visceral fat is often associated with obesity in the stomach. Besides dangerous because it can increase the risk of certain diseases, such as heart disease, visceral fat is very difficult to remove. What causes a distended stomach? Like obesity in the body, distended stomach arises because of food intake that exceeds the energy needed for physical activity. If you eat too much, especially foods that …

What Are the Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba for Brain Health

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Ginkgo biloba is a plant originating from mainland China. Since thousands of years ago, the efficacy of this plant is believed to be able to treat several conditions. One of the best known properties is overcoming conditions associated with memory disorders. Memory disorders can be caused by age, Alzheimer's disease, or dementia (senility). Treatment and treatment of memory disorders do depend on the cause. In addition to medical drugs, therapy sharpens memory, improves lifestyle, nutrition and supplements can also help overcome memory disorders. One of the herbal nutrients that is often touted efficacious to overcome memory loss is ginkgo biloba. Efficacy of Ginkgo Biloba Ginkgo biloba, especially the leaves, is often used to treat decreased memory because of the way it works which seems to increase blood flow in small blood vessels in the brain. There are studies that state the pros with ginkgo biloba, but there are also cons. Therefore, the efficacy of ginkgo biloba is sti…

Anticipation Before Using Ear Drops

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Ear drops can be used to prevent and treat infections, and eliminate ear wax. However, there are several considerations that should be used as a reference when trying to use this drug. What are the references referred to? If you feel a problem with your ears, do not just use ear drops just like that. You need to know what conditions require treatment with ear drops, and how to use them correctly. Conditions that require ear drops Here are some ear infections that can use ear drops as a treatment. Inflammation of the outer ear This condition is also called otitis externa. The cause of infection in this area is often fungus and bacteria. Usually the infection occurs in the ear canal located between the eardrum and the outer ear. The trigger for this infection is due to the entry of dirty water or damage to the ear canal due to the process of cleaning the wrong or too hard ears. Acute middle ear inflammation Most of these cases are caused by viruses, but bacteria can also be the …

Weigh the Strengths and Weaknesses of KB injections

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KB injection is one of the contraceptive methods commonly used to delay pregnancy. But like other methods of contraception, family planning injections have several drawbacks and are not recommended for women who have certain health conditions. KB injections are hormonal contraceptives that contain a progestogen hormone (progestin), which is similar to a woman's natural hormone, progesterone. This can stop you from ovulating. Usually, birth control injections are injected in certain parts of your body, such as in the thighs, shoulders, under the abdomen, or upper arms. After being injected, hormone levels will increase and then decrease gradually until the next injection. Apart from injecting birth control, there are also other birth control devices that contain hormones, such as birth control pills and implant birth control. Based on the time period, in Indonesia there are two types of family planning injections that are most commonly used, namely family planning injection for…

Benefits and Side Effects of Fennel for Breastfeeding Mothers

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Since long time ago, fennel was believed to be a galactogogue, a substance that was promoted that could expedite breast milk. Parts of this plant that are often used to smooth milk are the seeds and leaves. As we know, nursing mothers are prohibited from consuming any food because it can have an impact on breast milk. Then what about the safety of fennel herbal plants for nursing mothers and babies? Fennel is a type of flower plant originating from the Mediterranean. Now its existence can be found in all corners of the world. Plants smell nice and have this flavor often used as a spice in a number of dishes. Efficacy of Fennel Scientifically So far, fennel is believed to increase the supply of breastfeeding mothers who are breastfeeding. This is supported by a small-scale study which states that therapy with fennel can increase the amount of breast milk. However, one study alone is not enough to clinically prove the efficacy of fennel. More complete and comprehensive scientific c…