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Safe Tips for Using Squat Toilets when Pregnant

Pregnant women might have wondered, is it safe or not to use a squat toilet while pregnant? Pregnant women do not need to worry, because squatting toilets are quite safe, even recommended for pregnant women who enter the final trimester of pregnancy. But, of course there are things that must be considered. The form of a squat toilet is simpler than a toilet seat that looks more comfortable. However, defecation in a squat toilet actually provides more benefits than in a toilet seat. However, pregnant women need to be more careful because the condition of an increasingly large stomach or slippery toilet can increase the risk of pregnant women falling or slipping while in the bathroom. Benefits of Using Squat Toilets when Pregnant From the health side, squat toilets are superior to sitting toilets, especially for pregnant women. Some of the advantages of squat toilets for pregnant women are: The process of defecating becomes easier and faster, because Bumil does not need to spend e
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Can Wear High Heels when Pregnant

Despite being pregnant, many women who want to still look fashionable, for example by wearing high heels. Actually, there is no prohibition for pregnant women to wear high heels or high heels. However, there are still things that you need to consider. Wearing high heels during first trimester pregnancy is actually not a problem, as long as you feel comfortable and are accustomed to using it in everyday activities. However, high heels should not be worn when pregnancy enters the second and third trimesters. Impact of Wearing High Heels when Pregnant There are several conditions that pregnant women can experience when wearing high heels too often during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. Some of these impacts include: Pain in the lower back During pregnancy, the body will produce relaxin hormone which functions to relax muscles and ligaments, so the baby can more easily pass through the pelvis during labor later. However, stretching the muscles and ligaments can cause

Causes of Elephant Foot Disease and How to Overcome It

Elephant foot disease or called lymphatic filariasis is caused by Filariodidea worms that infect lymph nodes. This worm enters the human body by mosquito intermediaries. Elephant foot disease is commonly found in tropical regions, such as Indonesia. In total there are 1.23 billion people worldwide who are at risk of getting this disease. In Indonesia alone, there were around 13,000 cases of elephant disease in 2015. How can elephantiasis spread? As a tropical country, Indonesia is a comfortable place for mosquitoes to breed. Therefore, it is natural that more than one hundred million people are at risk of becoming infected with this disease. When mosquitoes suck the blood of someone who contains filaria worms, the worms will also infect mosquitoes. Furthermore, this infected mosquito will spread filaria worms when biting others. Filaria worm larvae will then stay in the lymph vessels. In these lymph vessels the filaria worm larvae will grow up and multiply. Adult worms themselv