Psychiatry in Indonesia rather weak, and the treatment is expensive. So many people with signs of mental disorders are sent to shelters, where they try to survive in inhuman conditions.
Pasung is the Indonesian term that translates as “restriction”. Very often it is used to identify the people contained in captivity, prison, or just in limbo.
Recently, Time magazine published an interview with Photographer Andrea star Reese, which from January 2011 until the end of 2012, lived in Indonesia and Photographed in shelters, schools and hospitals. Many of the patients did not have identified psychiatric disorders and have not been diagnosed. Patients were not observed any physical or mental disorder.
Pasung, banned since 1977, but is still widespread. Put in people who had noticed any symptoms of mental disorders. People resort to pasung when they cannot afford the medicines for treatment. Sometimes, people are sent to these hospitals for the purpose of security and protection of your own home, family or community.
Effective regional programs to help such people are very rare, and besides, are poorly funded. Common obstacles for Indonesians include access to meditsinskimi, treatment costs, and the lack of broad dissemination of basic information. Local and regional Indonesian officials recognize the important role existing private and licensed shelters, although aware of the existence of serious shortcomings. Continue reading
Hemorrhoids – swelling, inflammation, and loss of venous nodes inside the rectum. If the patient starts bleeding from the rectum, and began to fall out of nodes from the anus, usually patients find that this is definitely the hemorrhoids, although of the same symptoms can hide other diseases of the rectum.
Hemorrhoids can be cured at any stage . but with early treatment to the doctor there is a high probability to avoid surgical intervention.
Among the causes of hemorrhoids sedentary, sedentary lifestyle, or Vice versa constant hard physical labor, frequent constipation. frequent consumption of alcoholic beverages and spicy foods, inflammatory, or neoplastic processes in the pelvic area, pregnancy and childbirth.
Hemorrhoids can be chronic and acute. In the chronic form, the patient’s condition then improved, then worsened. But if not be treated, drop down the nodes may be impaired, or undergo thrombosis, and the disease becomes acute
In the acute form of the disease appear strong arching pain, sensation of foreign body in the back of the hike. These symptoms are aggravated by sitting, defecation, walking. If hemorrhoids are not treated, complications may appear large, bleeding, tissue necrosis, swelling of the anus, and even blood poisoning. Continue reading
St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a perennial herb, St. John’s wort family (Hypericaceae). Height to meters. Has a branched rhizome. The stem is two-sided, dense.
The flowers are small, single or numerous bright yellow (Golden), with terpkovatyj, but pleasant smell, are collected in paniculate, corymbose inflorescences. Blooms in June-August. Gives the bees a lot of pollen. The leaves are opposite, dotted with translucent glands. Propagated by seeds. Seeds cylindrical, numerous, winged, small, oval, villous, or cellular. The plant has a bitter taste and balsamic odor.
In the post-Soviet space there are about 50 species. In folk medicine, along with St. John’s wort common St. John’s wort is used tetrahedral (Hypericum quadrangulum), but the healing properties and the external differences between them are insignificant. In Russia it is extended everywhere, except the far North. Grows in mixed and deciduous forests, on rocky slopes, meadows, among shrubs, prefers dry soil, above sea level rises up to 2300 m.
The name of the grass was due to the toxicity to animals, causes rasshirennoi of the pupils, vertigo and General dullness. Particularly susceptible: cattle, horses, sheep. For people slobotkin. Common names – punctured,pierced, blood grass, grass wounds of Jesus, hard hay, healer of wounds, hare blood and kovanica for his ability to paint hands red bloody color. Continue reading