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Malaria Symptoms

The Malaria disease is really hard to be determined, because of the long incubation period, by in any case there are a lot of Malaria symptoms, which can help you to understand, that you have exactly this disease. The first Malaria symptoms are expressed in high body temperature, shivering, arthralgius (pain in the joints), vomiting, anemia, hemoglobinurius, retinal destruction and convulsions. The incubation period of parasitism is average about 10-15 days for the Three-day Malaria and the Tropical Malaria, while for the Four-day Malaria it can reach up to 1-2 months. But these periods are not law, as there are forms of the Three-day Malaria, caused by Plasmodium vivax which incubation period can reach 1 year. In any case following strictly for malaria symptoms will help you to prevent from disorders of your health and serious problems. The symptoms of malaria can be grouper into two groups in dependence of the development of the disease.
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Scientists found effective vaccine against malaria disease

   American scientists have discovered the first effective form of vaccine against the malaria disease. Once you have conducted a number of tests on a group of volunteers, the researchers found that immunization works at 100% against infection. The American scientists note that the vaccine is healthy and safe. After the specimens make it caused response in the immune system of each volunteer. The vaccine contains a weakened form of the strain and the virus of the disease and may protect healthy person from contracting malaria. The subsequent studies will assess the impact of different doses of the vaccine against other strains of parasites and tested for how long the vaccine is effective. The disease is really terrible and cause the death of millions of people each year, so the new research is very important for the prevention of the malaria disease. This is the first effective form of disease vaccine and really is important and wealthy for the modern medicine.

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Malaria Tropica

   Malaria is a protozoal disease, characterized by attacks of fever, anemia with an enlarged liver and spleen. The malaria disease is caused by single-celled parasites of the genus Plasmodium, family Plasmodidae, class Sporozoaea. It is caused by 4 types of plasmodium, one of which is the Plasmodium falciparum and forms Malaria Tropica. This is the most dangerous type of malaria and the infection can be caused by sick or parasite person. In Plasmodium falciparum, the parasite gametocytes are growing slowly and long-lived, as appear in the peripheral blood, 8-12 days after the asexual forms and remain 2-3 months after their disappearance. The disease is transmitted by mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. The cyclical temperature attacks occur when a threshold of parasitemia. Upon the receipt of parasites in the blood releases pigment and metabolic products with the pyrogenically and toxic effects that can interfere with thermoregulatory centers.

   The disease begins with malaise, headache, anorexia and fever. The disease occurs in an enlarged liver and spleen, which are painful and hurt. Usually during the infection occur an anemic syndrome, which is a result of hemolysis of erythrocytes and various autoimmune process, deposition of red cell antibodies. In patients with tropical malaria observed cerebral symptoms with its most serious complication – coma.

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Malaria tertiana

   Malaria is heavy disease caused by protozoa, which can be characterized with fever, increase in spleen and liver and signs of anemia.

   The mentioned form of Malaria disease is caused by Plasmodium vivax, which is protozoan parasites from the genus Plasmodium and family Plasmodidae. Malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax is called Malaria tertiana or vivax malaria. Many people know this type of malaria as 3 days malaria, named on the duration of the disease. The disease is nature-endemic, transmissible antroponozis. The source of the disease is sick person or parasite carrier. During the 3-days malaria the person becomes a source of infection in the first signs of the disease. Plasmodium vivax can live inside the human being more than 8 years.
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Why Do You Need A Bed Wedge?

Having a mattress wedge can be the perfect solution to several problems related with your body. It can help you if you have problem sleeping, breathing trouble, back or neck issues or even poor blood circulation. The mattress wedge is used to raise the head above the level of the bed on which your body is resting; it can also be used to raise your legs too.
Mattress wedge are available in various sizes to meet the requirements of the customer. The wedge pillow can be used for preventing several health problems like:
• Acid reflux problem, where the contents of the stomach pass to the oesophagus instead of going down into the small intestine.
• Asthma patients will feel great relief as the pillow will keep your head elevated, thus helping you breathe easily.
• People suffering from sleep apnea can be saved from fatal life threatening accidents. The elevated head will keep the back of your throat open.
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Cerebral malaria

The cerebral malaria is the one, which mostly affects the children and kids. The disease is similar to the standard types, but can cause neurological problems and complication. Also a lot of kids get deterioration of cognition, which is quite serious issue for the patients. The cerebral malaria is caused by the plasmodium falciparum and has cerebral complications for the patient. The basic cerebral malaria symptoms are fever, Seizures, Coma and Neurological symptoms. The disease is connected with whitening of the whitening of the eye retina, which is good symptom to define malaria from other fever diseases. The other symptoms of malaria and periodical sweating can also define the disease and allow for the patient to diagnose it.
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Malaria Complications

   The accurate diagnosis of Malaria and the proper treatment can completely cure the disease. Definitely in some case and types of the disease and if the treatment or the diagnosis is not correct, for the patient appear some unwanted and dangerous complications. The Malaria Complications are including the life-threatening coma, respiratory and renal failure, bleeding disorders and etc. Definitely the wrong treatment of the disease can cause serious health problems in the future and even to cause some body organs dysfunction. The most dangerous Malaria Complications can be observed in infected patients with compromised immune system due to several reasons. Also the pregnant women are also particularly contingent risk.
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Malaria Treatment

After the successful and accurate Malaria diagnosis, the infected person should be treated in the proper way according to the type of the disease. The Malaria Treatment is made with 4 amino quinolones, like Chloroquine, Arthrochin, applied in scheme in doses different for adults and children. The doses and the exact medicine for treatment is in dependence of the type of the diseases. Other medicines used for Malaria Treatment Pyrimethamine, sulfonamides and quite rarely antibiotics. When the patient is resistant to the prescribed medicines, an option in the treatment is also the quinine. Also there are a lot of complex medicines just like Fansidar and others, which are successfully used in the therapy of Malaria Treatment.
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Malaria Diagnosis

   The Malaria diagnosis cannot be made only by following the symptoms of the disease and the . They can show that you have some infection, but usually will not give any more information and details for the disease. The symptoms of Malaria are not enough to determine exactly the disease, so when you have any doubts that you are infected with malaria, definitely should visit the hospital for medical tests. The tests are usually the typical clinical research, and some laboratory tests including parasitological tests. The detailed information for stay in an endemic area for malaria and all the mentioned tests will help for the specialists to determine exactly the type and form of the disease and give exact Malaria diagnosis.
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Malaria Prevention

   The best Malaria prevention definitely is not traveling to endemic areas, but in many cases this is not solving the issue. The Malaria virus has certain regions of growth – subtropics and tropics. Usually the virus is met in South America and Africa, where usually the mosquitoes are larger than a bird. Of course if you want to prevent yourself from Malaria, you can use some medicaments before traveling to an endemic area. The prevention from Malaria starts one week before traveling to such area. The first used medicament is Chloroquine 300 mg consumed once for the week before traveling and 1 pill of Arthrochin 250 mg every other day of the traveling in endemic area for Malaria virus and 1 pill weekly for one month after leaving the region.
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