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The function of the prostate gland and disorders that can help it

The prostate gland plays an important role in the male reproductive system. When exposed to disease, this gland can cause various effects on male health and fertility. Check out the function of the prostate gland and any disorders that can be experienced. The prostate is a gland the size of a walnut located in the pelvis, precisely below the bladder. This gland is only found in men and not found in women. The prostate gland undergoes double enlargement, which is when a man is puberty and when he starts 30 years old. The weight of this gland will continue to increase with age, from 20 grams in adulthood to 40 grams at around 70 years of age. Function of the Prostate Gland As part of the male reproductive system, prostate gland plays an important role in the fertility of a man. Here are some functions of the prostate gland: The main function of the prostate gland is to release fluid that protects and nourishes sperm. During ejaculation, the fluid will be released together with sper…
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Often consume liquor, this is the result

Drinking alcohol is not without risk, especially if often and excessively drunk. Check out various health problems that can arise as a result of frequent drinking. In Indonesia, 21-year-old adults are allowed to consume alcoholic beverages. There are many types of alcoholic drinks, with different levels of alcohol. But in general, the alcohol consumed should be no more than 14 units (about 140 milliliters of pure alcohol content) per week. If consumed in excess, alcohol can cause a decrease in concentration and loss of self-control, thereby increasing the risk of accidents. Meanwhile, if taken continuously for a long time, alcohol can cause various chronic diseases, even death. Dangers of Disease due to Frequent Hangover of Alcohol The following are diseases that can arise from frequent intoxication in the long run: Liver disease When consumed, alcohol will be absorbed into the bloodstream, then collected in the liver to be broken down and neutralized so that it can be remove…

Get to know bronchopneumonia in children and how to prevent it

Bronchopneumonia is a type of respiratory infection that often attacks children aged 2 years and below or even elderly people aged 65 years and over. Get to know deeper the causes of bronchopneumonia in children and how to prevent it. Based on reports from UNICEF and the Indonesian Pediatrician Association (IDAI), in 2015 there were around 20,000 children under five in Indonesia who died of pneumonia. Bronchopneumonia or what can be called lobularis pneumonia, is a type of pneumonia due to infection and inflammation of the main airways, namely the bronchi, due to bacterial, viral, or fungal infections. In addition, the risk of developing bronchopneumonia can also be increased due to several risk factors, such as age too young or too old, dirty environment, exposure to cigarette smoke, lifestyle, use of immune system suppressants, and certain health conditions, such as malnutrition. Symptoms of bronchopneumonia in children Symptoms of bronchopneumonia that appear can vary from mil…