衛教單張Health Education Resources
Haze does not only come from air pollution in the environment, but also from cigarette smoking. Secondhand smoking is the main source of indoor haze and only early smoking cessation will protect young children from threats of indoor haze.
Replace nicotine patch every 24 hours; place it from neck down to waist or around glabrous areas like arms, breast, and abdomen.
Nicotine tablets are most effective when you take it 10-30 minutes before your craving for a cigarette; or you may take 1 tablet every 1.5 -2 hours because its effectiveness lasts 1-2 hours.
Muscle spasm is also known as muscle cramp, which refers to a sudden and involuntary tetanic contraction of muscles that usually causes muscle stiffness and unbearable pain.
Orthostatic hypotension refers to the significant drop in blood pressure (defined as the drop in systolic pressure greater than 20 or the drop in diastolic pressure greater than 10mmHg).
In order to prevent germs from spreading, please wear a mask when you feel a bit under the weather with symptoms like fever, cold, and phthisis. Also wash your hands frequently.
Serum uric acid level for a normal adult is below 7.0g/dl, and there are 15% of people leveled under high risk group in Taiwan; as to alcoholics, they are 50% higher in chance in reaching high serum uric acid level. For your own health, have your serum uric acid level checked.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic and systemic inflammatory disease, which needs close attention to prevent comorbidity.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a type of chronic and systematic autoimmune disease, which self-immune response will produce various auto-antibodies and thereby result in systematic clinical symptoms.
Sicca syndrome, also known as Sjögren syndrome, is a chronic inflammatory disease that most frequently affect the functions of lacrimal gland and saliva gland. Sicca syndrome can be divided into primary and secondary sicca syndrome with a ratio of 50% respectively.