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Causes of Neck and Shoulder Pain and How to Relieve them

Have you ever experienced pain in the neck and shoulders? This is one of the most common medical complaints. Sometimes this complaint is also accompanied by stiffness or tension in the area, even headaches. The structure of the neck consists of muscles, bones, blood vessels, nerves, ligaments, and spinal cavities. This structure allows the neck to move flexibly, flowing blood to and from the head, and supporting the weight of the head. When you have an injury, or an abnormality in the neck structure, neck and shoulder pain will arise. Some Causes of Neck and Shoulder Pain Neck and shoulder pain can be caused by various conditions, including: 1. Muscle tension There are several causes of strained neck muscles, including the use of muscles in the neck that are too frequent, too long down, reading while lying down, spasms (muscle spasms) of the neck, and poor sleep position. 2. Head and neck injuries Head and neck injuries are one of the main causes of neck and shoulder pain. Neck…
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Leptospirosis, Disease in Floods

High rainfall in a number of regions in Indonesia often causes flooding. This can be a trigger for the emergence of a number of diseases, one of which is leptospirosis. Leptospirosis is a disease caused by the Leptospira bacteria. This disease can attack humans and animals. If left untreated, leptospirosis can cause serious complications, such as kidney or liver failure, meningitis, difficulty breathing, and bleeding. Leptospirosis cases usually increase after flooding or in the rainy season. Because in that season, more people experience contact with dirty water that is potentially contaminated by animal urine containing germs that cause leptospirosis. Modes of Transmission of Leptospirosis A person can get leptospirosis when they come in contact with water or soil that contains bodily fluids, such as urine or blood, from animals infected with the Leptospira bacteria. Animals that can spread leptospirosis are mice, dogs, and livestock, such as cattle or pigs. When heavy rain oc…

Mother, Let's Know How to Maintain the Health of Mothers and Children Here

Good health is very necessary for children to do various activities at school, also by mothers who are busy working and taking care of the household. Without a healthy body, daily activities can be neglected. Therefore, learn how to take care of the health of the mother and child below. Maintaining the health of mothers and children is not a difficult thing to do. It's just that, Mother must consistently implement a healthy lifestyle every day. Start with little things, like keeping yourself clean and cleaning your house. How to Maintain Mother and Child Health There are many ways you can do to maintain the health of mothers and children, while preventing the transmission of various diseases, including: Implement a healthy diet A healthy diet is very influential on the health of mother and child. If Mother's health is maintained, of course you can take care of your child well. Conversely, if you are sick, your baby's health can be disrupted. Foods consumed should …