Understanding Shingles and the Ways to Prevent It

Besides chickenpox, there is a major disease caused by the same virus which is called as shingles or herpes zoster. Unlike chickenpox, this skin disease appears the abdominal skin around the ribs, navel, mouth, and vaginal area, although it can emerge everywhere on our body. Those who can be infected with shingles are people with low immune system, which mostly people over 50 years old. But, younger people are still vulnerable to shingles too, if they don’t keep their immune system in good state every day. Statistic shown that more than a million people, with age more than 30, suffer from shingles every year.

In fact, many people around the world have suffered from chickenpox when they are still children. But, what people don’t understand is the fact that the virus stays in the body for years, selecting the nerve ganglia and also spinal cord as their hide-out. Although through times they are dormant, once your body shows significant low immune system for a certain period of time, the virus will re-activated and cause shingles.

Even, shingles can be very deadly as it is able to appear in our internal organs and affect the work of each organ. This way, your ears can’t listen, your eyes can’t see, and in chronic stage, it leads to death. Everybody who ever experienced chickenpox in their life is vulnerable to shingles. They have 90 percent chance of it. Once the virus awakens, you will have a fever and some aches in several days.

But don’t worry. Although previously you have experienced chickenpox, you still have the chance to avoid shingles. The best way is maintaining your immunity system at its best condition. No matter what your age right now, you have the task to monitor your daily consumption of foods and drugs. Especially for you whose age is more than 50, you have to be really concerned with the strength of your immunity system.

It is better for you to keep away any kinds of drug, especially corticosteroid. Once you suffer from shingles, the doctor usually prescribes you with this kind of drug. But you should know that along with Tylenol, corticosteroid will weaken the immune system toward the shingles virus. This way, your body has a bigger chance to be attacked by shingles in the future. It is better for you to clean your blood from any drugs by consuming some juice or supplement, such as carrot, cucumber, and beet, within three days. Another way is by being a veggie for a couple of days, by only eating fresh and raw vegetables, fruits, and also consuming vitamin B Complex and Vitamin D. Moreover, you have to get rid any fried foods, cheese, eggs, sugar, processed meats, or other foods containing food color and artificial flavors.

The Characteristicsthe Autistics

The sensation felt by the autistics than non-autistics is different and interesting. The autistics people will feel the sensation that is longer than those who are non-autistics. Those in autistics are smarter to feel the sensation. So, that is why they understand more about it. The sensation is called habituation. The sensation itself is similar to taste and smell. Habituation can happen if the sense that you feel become stimulus. Slowly but sure, the feeling will also change as the day goes by.

The process of habituation is normal to be happened improperly in the first trial. If you have felt it, you are able to know that the feeling or sensation stays longer than before. For some people’s case, this process could take several days to really stop it. Does it feel uncomfortable? Yes, this is normal. This is in a ‘no’ feeling about something. When you feel this case, you can start to wear clean clothes. You will not feel the sensation again.

When people are in the comfort zone, they tend to be lazy to move and start a new zone. This is the most difficult stage which they have to move or change something. Sometimes, it can happen in the transition of seasons. From winter to summer or the opposite, the body will have to get used to using proper clothes again based on the season. Some of you might adapt in longer time than other people. People tend to feel comfy with clothes in autumn season.

People also tend to feel uncomfortable feeling or sensation when they cut their nails. This is normal for other people but not for the autistics. There has been a case where an autistics kid really hates the time when their nails have to be cut down. She cannot stop on telling her mother. Actually, this is not a painful activity. She just felt that the air could freely press the nails after they are cut down. Besides, the nails are felt wider after they are cut down.

In the medical world, the difference between kids in autistics and non-autistics condition is on this matter: the minicolumns in human brain. They are different in autistics kids and non-autistics ones. The non-autistics ones are wider than the autistics so the transmission of the information is done through the minicolumns. The non-autistics have narrower minicolumns that they have such feeling sensation toward their body.