Parasites exist around around the world, but types of parasites vary by region. A parasite such as lung fluke may be more prevalent in Southeast Asia than in North America. With Parasites come parasitic diseases. They can range from relatively benign and innocuous, to irritating and uncomfortable, to fatal. These are some of those found here in Hong Kong.
Our body is kept in balance by our sympathetic nervous system, which facilitates action, and our parasympathetic nervous system, which facilitates rest and recovery. During stress, we experience pressures that outweigh our coping abilities. As a result, our body senses danger and activates our sympathetic nervous system. This can occur even without our awareness of the stressors.
According to China’s latest statistics, the number of confirmed H7N9 cases in the country had surged to 91, with 17 deaths, as of the evening of Friday 19th April.
Article discussing swine flu cases, treatment, prevention, and options for boosting immune systems in general