It is important to stay informed, especially with respect to what we need to do to protect our health and the health of the people in our community. However, information overload about the pandemic can lead to emotional smothering. Follow the news for as long as you need to be updated on what is going on and what you need to do. Then set a limit. Avoid the temptation to click on links for more statistics, more commentary, more opinions, more controversies, because you may end up down a rabbit hole that will overwhelm your system. … [Read more...] about Reducing the Risk of Emotional Fatigue During the Pandemic
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Medical history: First, the medical expert will ask for the medical history of the patient. It includes questions about preexisting conditions, autoimmune diseases, hereditary disease and many more. X-ray: Here, X-ray of the chest is carried out to find out fluid buildup. CT scan and ultrasound: To find inflammatory tissues of the lungs. Blood test: To find out the cause of the infection (bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic). Biopsy: The process to determine the exact cause of pleurisy. Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis): Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, Treatments and Prevention … [Read more...] about Pleurisy (Inflammation Of The Lung Lining): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Prevention
What's the difference between having a positive explanatory style and repetitive negative thinking? Simply put, someone with a positive explanatory style tends to look on the bright side and finds creative ways to reframe adverse life experiences through a more optimistic (i.e., "glass half-full") lens. Conversely, someone who is prone to repetitive negative thinking has trouble identifying silver linings, tends to see the proverbial glass as perpetually half-empty, and is more inclined to be a pessimist. (See "How Learning to 'Expect Nothing' Reshaped My Pessimistic Mindset") … [Read more...] about Can Repetitive Negative Thinking Speed Up Cognitive Decline?
Although GBS disease is rarely seen in pregnant women, with proper treatment and preventive methods, one can overcome the disease. Currently, there's no vaccine to protect pregnant women and newborns from GBS bacteria, but researchers are working to develop a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Congenitally deaf with acquired blindness: Children who are born deaf or with hearing disability and develop vision problems before they start to learn or speak. Congenital blind with acquired deafness: Children who are born blind or with vision disorders and develop hearing problems before they start to learn or speak. 2. Acquired deafblindness: When a person loses his/her ability to see and hear at a later stage of life. It is caused due to accident, ageing and some underlying conditions that have progressed. … [Read more...] about What Is Deafblindness? History, Types And Its Causes