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The ancient Chinese ophthalmology books have documented many eye diseases and related symptoms, including "chronic conjunctivitis" - no swelling, no redness, no refreshing, dryness and vision fatigue, similar to modern medicine's xerophthalmia;
Hypothyroidism is not uncommon. In particular the conditions of onset are the deficiency of thyroid hormone and low thyroid secretion (insufficient quantity of thyroid hormones produced). Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid disease.
Excess cholesterol and fatty substances, triglyceride, in the bloodstream is deemed hyperlipidemia. When the cholesterol level is too dense, it is easier to incur atherosclerosis, which increases the opportunity of getting coronary artery disease; also, when hypertriglyceridemia level exceeds 500mg/dl, it is easier to incur pancreatitis.
Hyperthyroidism symptoms usually include palpitations, nervousness, diaphoresis, heat-intolerance, hand tremor, weight loss, frequent defecations, menstrual irregularity, and proptosis in some patients.
Obesity has become a global epidemic and also a very important public health issue in Taiwan. Many studies prove that obesity indeed increases the incidence rate of many chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cardio vascular diseases, and certain cancers.
Bioenteric Intragastric Balloon is designed to fill up the stomach with a fullness sensation to help with weight loss. The empty balloon is placed in the stomach under the use of a gastroscope and then filled up with saline solution so the balloon expands in the stomach.
Due to recent changes in lifestyles, the average life has prolonged while the population of chronic diseases has risen annually. This is most obvious in the rapid increase of diabetes patients.
If you are over 60 years old, smoke, cough before the operation, or have sputum or lung function improperly, the likelihood of pulmonary complications after operation will increase substantially, which thereby needs the implementation of deep breath, cough and other related rehabilitation exercise to speed up the recovery of operation and early discharge from the hospital.
When patients have a hard time emptying bladder on their own, they may have their care taker or themselves utilize self-catheterized intermit clean.