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Pimples Acne, These Causes and How to Overcome It

Almost everyone has had or experienced acne. This is considered common, because most adolescents who are growing up have experienced acne so it is considered a normal part of puberty. Not only teenagers, adults can also experience this. Although it is normal, but the presence of pimples can interfere with your appearance, especially festering pimples. Acne occurs when oil glands (sebaceous glands) that stick to hair follicles in the pores of the skin, are stimulated during puberty or due to other hormonal changes and eventually produce excess sebum. Sebum or oil is a natural substance that lubricates and protects the skin. In addition, the accumulation of dead skin cells or bacterial infections in the skin pores can also cause acne. Pimples with pimples indicate infection Acne can be found almost anywhere in your body. However, acne more often appears on the face, back, neck, chest, and shoulders. There are various types of pimples, namely blackheads, whiteheads, papules, and pus…
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These Benefits of Petai for Your Body's Health

Petai enthusiasts who really enjoy a variety of preparations or dishes from this plant may often wonder about the health benefits of bananas. Well, whether you are a petai lover or not, you will surely be surprised to learn what properties this plant has another name called Stinky Bean. Some of the benefits of bananas are already believed by some traditional medical practices, especially in Southeast Asia, among others, to overcome kidney problems, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In Malaysia, eating raw petai is done to treat headaches. But the health benefits of petai for the human body actually have not really been proven medically. Some researchers have indeed found several petai or Parkia speciosa contents that have medical properties, namely the ability to prevent and cure diseases. These contents are considered to increase the potential of petai to be developed into a type of phytomedicine plant, which is an herbal medicinal ingredient, but must go through further researc…

Knowing Catalase Enzymes and Their Benefits for the Body

The catalase enzyme is useful for preventing peroxide accumulation and protecting cellular organelles and tissues from damage by peroxide, which is a substance that is continuously produced by various metabolic reactions. The catalase enzyme is an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction in which hydrogen peroxide is broken down into water and oxygen. This hydrogen peroxide compound is one of the breakdown products of every cell that uses oxygen as an energy source in the metabolic process. This catalase enzyme is in the body of every organism that uses oxygen. In mammals, like humans, this enzyme is mainly found in the liver. Catalase enzymes have been used in various purposes. In the food industry, catalase enzymes are combined with other enzymes to preserve food ingredients. This enzyme is also empowered in the manufacture of certain beverages and foods. Not only that, the enzyme catalase is also used to break down hydrogen peroxide in wastewater. In addition to the various benefits…

Implantation bleeding resembles menstruation, this is the way to distinguish it

Implantation bleeding is the occurrence of blood spots in early pregnancy. Not infrequently those who mistakenly think of these blood spots as menstruation. Moreover, often the emergence of implantation bleeding is close to the time of menstruation. Implantation bleeding generally occurs within 6-12 days after fertilization. So it is natural that some women do not realize that they are pregnant and think that the implantation bleeding is menstruation. Causes of Implantation Bleeding The cause of implantation bleeding is related to the attachment of an egg in the uterine wall. After being fertilized by sperm cells, the egg which begins to turn into an embryo moves to the uterus. Furthermore, the embryo attaches to the uterine wall and is ready to develop into a fetus. At the time of sticking to the uterine wall, the possibility of bleeding. Don't worry, implantation bleeding does not interfere with the embryo and its development. Recognize the Characteristics So that you are…

Causes of Low Leukocytes and Symptoms to Watch Out for

Low leukocytes or leukopenia is a condition of decreasing the number of white blood cells or leukocytes in the blood, which can be caused by several conditions. Symptoms that appear are not too specific, but can be used as a sign to watch out for. Leukocytes are produced by the bone marrow and then flowed throughout the body. Leukocytes have benefits for fighting various causes of infections, such as viruses and bacteria. Low leukocytes are generally caused by several conditions, including viral infections that interfere with the performance of the bone marrow, congenital abnormalities, autoimmune diseases to drugs. Recognize the Causes Leukocytes play an important role in regulating the immune system or immune system. In general, adult leukocyte counts are 4000-11000 white blood cells per microliter of blood (mcL). Newborns have 9000-30000 mcL leukocytes and decrease with growth. Someone said to have leukopenia if the number of leukocytes is less than the normal limit. A number…