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Allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs when a patient is exposed to certain factors but those factors usually have little effect on the average person. Symptoms of overreaction include allergic rhinitis, food allergies, eczema, asthma, and anaphylaxis etc. The Hong Kong Allergy Association has pointed out that Hong Kong people are suffering from allergies to varying degrees, and the Hospital Authority data shows that there is an upward trend in the number of persons affected.
DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. DASH diet applies to all adults, especially hypertensive patients, in order to maintain healthy heart. DASH diet mainly included low-fat, low-saturated fat, low-cholesterol food, to avoid fat blocking the blood vessels. Increase the intake of certain types of nutrients, which would effectively control and prevent hypertension. Supplemented with a combination of foods containing high magnesium, high potassium, high calcium, protein and fiber to help control the absorption of fat.
Contemporary there are around 40-50% of students from world wide suffering from at least one kind of allergies. In Hong Kong approximately 1 out of 5 children suffers from eczema or allergic rhinitis, indicating the increasing popularity of allergic conditions. Infant allergies will affect health, mood, academic performance and social abilities in the long run. Parents ought to make action to prevent allergy problem as soon as possible.
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柏金遜症是一種慢性神經退化疾病,主要影響運動神經系統,成因目前還不清楚,但普遍認為和遺傳與環境因子有關。症狀通常隨時間緩慢出現,早期最明顯的症狀為顫抖、肢體僵硬、運動功能減退和步態異常,通常發生在60歲以上的老人,約有1%的老人罹患該病,男性較女性多患得這病症。
Patients who suffer from neurological disorders often display different types and levels of motor impairment. Regaining mobility is one of the most critical challenges during rehabilitation. Physical activities have important health implications in protecting patients against other complications and ultimately in improving the patient’s quality of life.
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脊柱任何部位受損,通常會導致損傷部位下方的身體功能永久發生變化,生活的各方面都可能受到影響。
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中風是指腦部血管因受阻塞或破裂,腦部組織無法得到充分的養料和氧氣,神經細胞因而壞死,並衍生各種神經症狀。分為兩類型:一種是由血管阻塞所造成的缺血性中風,另一種是由出血所造成的出血性中風,都會對腦部功能做成損害。中風是一種醫療緊急情況,及時治療至關重要。
夜尿頻繁、工作期間不斷感覺便急,都可能是尿頻的徵兆。尿頻問題並非中、老年人士專利,如果平日少喝水,以至產子後也有機會因盆底肌衰弱、膀胱下垂而導致尿頻。要治療尿頻,部分膀胱突出的患者可考慮接受手術治療,除此以外,藥物以及電刺激治療亦可以紓緩病情。