Sclerosis and its Prevention

Sclerosis and its Prevention

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Some diseases, unfortunately, can sneaking up unnoticed. This happens because people simply do not attach importance slight symptoms. To such diseases can be attributed a sclerosis. The first symptoms may appear even in 20 years. However, many are not aware that such sclerosis thinking that this age-related diseases, and do not worry ahead of time.

What is a sclerosis and its species

Sclerosis - a disease in which certain body elements die and are replaced by connective tissue. This can occur with a variety of bodies, blood vessels and other structures of the body.

Sclerosis is subdivided into several types:

  • Atherosclerosis, in which is the destruction of blood vessels and overgrowth their by fat and connective tissue. This type of sclerosis is very dangerous, because it may infringe the blood flow in various organs, and it is very dangerous to human health. It may also happen artery aneurysm.
  • Cardiosclerosis - is one of the most dangerous types of sclerosis. The muscle fibers of heart are degraded and replaced by connective tissue, so the heart begins to work worse. Cardiosclerosis can lead to heart attack, stroke or aneurysm.
  • Sclerosis, spinal cord and brain in which nerve fibers die and are replaced by connective tissue. It can lead to paralysis, sensory loss, dementia, memory loss and other disorders of the human nervous system.
  • Nephrosclerosis leads to the destruction of kidney tissue and replace it with a connective tissue. This type of sclerosis can lead to death due to the of urinary retention and occurrence bleeding.
  • Cirrhosis of the liver - a replacement of liver cells into connective tissue, that leads eventually to liver failure. It is a chronic disease that appears over time and is progressing. There are several factors of development the disease, which also includes the use of alcohol.

All types of sclerosis arise due to various reasons and preconditions. But there are also common reasons of occurrence sclerosis:

  • Improper diet. Misuse of meat, as well as a lack of vitamins and minerals in the diet can lead to sclerosis of various organs. Also harmful is the use of semi-finished products and fatty foods, avoid fast food.
  • Alcohol abuse also leads to sclerosis of the liver, kidneys and nervous system. Even in small amounts alcohol adversely affects the body.
  • Chronic diseases such as syphilis or diabetes and some infections.
  • Poisoning by chemicals and heavy metals lead to sclerosis.
  • Aging anyhow leads to deterioration of the internal organs and body systems, and therefore begins a sclerosis. However, this process can be postponed - eat properly, exercise and give up bad habits.
  • Genetic predisposition may also cause sclerosis;
  • Obesity, smoking.

Treatment of sclerosis and Prevention

Since a sclerosis is difficult to treat, doctors recommend follow advice for the prevention of sclerosis, as follows:

  • Establish sleep mode and wakefulness. Normal mode is very important for proper functioning of the organism. Go to bed at 22-24 hours and get up at 6-8 am.
  • Eat food without a large amount fat and salt. Give preference to vegetable and dairy foods. Eat a meal that contains iodine, vitamins and minerals.
  • Mineral springs of water and mud in the resorts, as well as physiotherapy will help to upgrade an organism and keep it in good shape.
  • Reduce consumption of meat, get rid of bad habits like alcohol and cigarettes, avoid dangerous diseases and then you can prevent a sclerosis.

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