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Recognize the Signs of Pneumonia in Infants and Appropriate Handling

Signs of pneumonia in infants are important to know and recognize, because if late treated, pneumonia can be fatal. In Indonesia, this disease is one of the leading causes of death in infants. Pneumonia is one of the infectious diseases that causes the highest death in children under five years old (toddlers). Based on data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF in 2015, around 20 thousand children under five in Indonesia died of pneumonia. Pneumonia is a lung infection caused by bacteria and viruses. Pneumonia can also be caused by fungus, although it is less common. Pneumonia can affect anyone, but babies under two years are more susceptible to this disease. Signs of Pneumonia in Infants Many parents do not recognize the symptoms or signs of pneumonia in infants. This causes the disease is often handled too late. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of pneumonia in infants: High fever.Shortness of breath or baby looks difficult when breathing.The baby…
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Various Ways to Overcome Blurred Vision during Pregnancy

It is not uncommon for pregnant women to complain of visual impairment. One of the common visual impairments experienced during pregnancy is blurred vision. Bumil calm, blurred vision can be relieved by several ways below. Blurred vision during pregnancy is usually caused by excess fluid in the body. This condition causes the cornea of the eye to become thicker and the pressure inside the eyeball to increase. In addition, blurred vision during pregnancy can also be caused by dry eyes, dizziness during pregnancy, hormonal changes, to more serious conditions, such as retinal damage or preeclampsia. How to Overcome Blurred Vision in Pregnant Women Blurred vision during pregnancy will usually subside by itself about six weeks after giving birth or after the end of the breastfeeding period. However, there are several ways you can do to help overcome the discomfort caused by blurred vision: 1. Wear glasses when on the move Wearing glasses when doing activities will make Bumil's v…

The Danger of Seeing a Solar Eclipse Firsthand

Looking directly at the sun, even just a few seconds can cause serious damage to the eyes. Likewise, when looking directly at the sun without using protection when a solar eclipse occurs. Some people might think that it's okay to look directly at a solar eclipse, because the sky becomes dark when the sun is covered by the moon. In fact, seeing a solar eclipse directly can harm the eyes. The Danger of Stare at a Solar Eclipse Staring directly at a solar eclipse without protection can cause solar retinopathy. Solar retinopathy occurs when too much ultraviolet (UV) light enters the retina and eventually damages the eyes. When entering the eye, UV light will be focused by the lens and absorbed by the retina behind the eye. After being absorbed by the retina, UV light produces free radicals that begin to oxidize the tissue around the eyes. As a result, stem cells and cone cells in the retina are damaged. This condition is called solar retinopathy. People who experience solar ret…