This is about lupus and how it affects the heart and circulation. First what is lupus? Lupus also known as systemic lupus erythematous. It is a disease that can affect any part of the body. Especially this disease affects bones, brains, skin, blood, kidney, heart, and lungs. This disease affects very effectively. A study was done by American college of rheumatology the lupus was diagnosed 10 times as often in women as in men. This diagnose was done in 20s and 30s this type of disease is a complex disease that can be only treated by rheumatologist.
Symptoms of lupus can flare up and will go periodically and can also mimic any of other conduction. Treatments are done for preventing major for lungs, blood, skins, brain and other organs. Because lupus is a diseases that can affect any part and can affect then at a major point it can damage the organs that can mainly get affected and can be damaged at a higher level. When it affects skins or hair a butterfly shaped rash that appears at the bridge of the nose and start extending to the check and it can also appear on the neck or chest. There are some people with lupus that develop raynaud’s phenomenon the colour of ears, nose, toes, fingers turn purple when exposed to cold. The symptoms of lupus starting symptoms are thinning of hair and lose of eyelashes, eyebrows, facial hair and also body hair and permanent hair lose may appear however this can be treated with a specialised doctor. It also affects digestive system it can affect the whole digestive system starting with the mouth. And start spreading inside the stomach. When it affects the acid of stomach; the stomach is forced to the oesophagus and it causes heartburn and gas. Here are some names that can also be affected by lupus:
- Execratory system
- Circulatory system
- Central nervous system
- Reproductive system
- Immune system
- Respiratory system
- Skeletal system
- Muscular system
These are the system that can be affected or can get damaged at a major level by lupus.
How do I maintain good oral health in my senior years?
With proper health and dental check-ups your teeth can last long for life time. To keep your teeth and gum healthy brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste. For professional cleaning do flossing daily and visit your dentist. Even if you floss regularly you may face some issues in your senior years taking medications and wearing a denture can bring problems for you in your senior years. But your dentist can help you to face most off these problems quite successfully. Cavities on root surface are most common problems in older adults. Sensitivity can be a problem due to your growing ages to face these problems floss daily brush daily and visit your dental doctor regularly.
What special oral health issues should I know about as a senior
With a test; dentist have found that most of the oral disease appears at your older ages. With a careful examination of teeth, gums and tongue dentist have also found heart or liver disease or eating disorder, anemia, diabetes and many more. This indicates that oral problems can affect overall body and can infect it. For example a recent study has shown a relation between gum disease and heart disease similarly smoking, stress, poor diet and low exercise level. These are the major issues that a senior should take care of.
Follow the instructions that are given to you; these are for your sake this disease is seriously deadly and can ruin your life. Take action if you see any side-effects visit a doctor if you see any symptoms read it carefully.
This disease affects the whole systems of your body; if it is in a minor point and if you don’t take any action for it then it will affect, or even can damage every single part of your system even inner system and outer system of your body. Take precautions and get a better treatment; your life is in your hands.
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