Health/Disease

ASHLEE W.

El Salvador Health Issues

 
 El Salvador also has a disease called “Dengue Fever” is also another disease that is spread through the bite of a mosquito that is carrying the virus and spreading it from person to person through a simple little mosquito that is infected with this virus and spreads it to a human being. The following are the major symptoms high fever, nausea, vomiting and body aches, the main prevention of the disease is getting rid of any standing water to control the over population growth of mosquito development. If already infected plenty of sleep and Tylenol intake is a great treatment to cure the sick ones back to their natural health!

    Hepatitis B in El Salvador is a growing issues that many El Salvadorians face, Hepatitis B is a disease that effects the human liver, and causes major complications if left untreated the main transmission of this disease is transferred by, ,blood, semen, and vaginal secretions of a person infected with the virus. The most common type of treatment is a vaccination for the younger generation, Adults recover from the virus with time. the Hepatitis virus is a constant growing virus in this country.

    Due to some unsanitary parts of the country, Cholera is major Disease in some of the El Salvadorian regions. Cholera is transmitted through food or water that is consumed into the human body that has came in contact with Human Feces. One type of treatment is drinking a lot of fluid and staying on bed rest is one of the most affective ways to cure yourself from this disease.
 



    One of the worlds most deadly virus is the HIV / AIDS, the HIV virus affects many individuals in El Salvador.This is a transmitted disease that is transferred from person to person that comes in contact with a infected individual in ways such as unprotected sex, unsanitary  street needled, and come in contact with a infected persons blood. There is no cure to this disease yet, Staying out of contact with blood and using condoms during sexual activity with minimize your chance of contracting this virus.
    Many countries such as El Salvador has its own major conflicts when it comes to health, the health standards in El Salvador are low due to some parts of the country having sanitary issues such as unsanitary water that they consume, the affects of drinking unsanitary water results in developing the virus called “Schistosomaiasis”, 200 million people are infected worldwide out of the United States with this horrible disease schistosomaiasis the result in this is when a human body is infested with parasitic worms found in non purified fresh water and consumed into the human body. One obvious symptom of this disease is that your Stomach region become very bloated from the infestation of the parasitic worms! 
    
    Another type of illness that the country has constantly faced is called”Travelers Diarrhea” The Country of El Salvador has Millions of tourist each year. Many of them are infected with TD or Travelers Diarrhea. Most people get this illness because the food they eat has came in contact with someone who was infected with the illness and/or contaminated water. One of the reasons why the travelers get this is because most of the countries travelers immune system is not immune or not used to the different environment.

    Hepatitis B in El Salvador is a growing issues that many El Salvadorians face, Hepatitis B is a disease that effects the human liver, and causes major complications if left untreated,blood, semen, and vaginal secretions of a person infected with the virus. The most common type of treatment is a vaccination for the younger generation, Adults recover from the virus with time.

    Just as many other countries with warm climate, is a result in a over population of mosquito's, mosquito's are a very annoying insect and also very dangerous in some parts of the world that others, many of them in foreign countries are carriers of many viruses such as malaria.  Malaria in El Salvador is a major concern and health issue,the disease is transported from person to person by misquotes.The main type of cure is having the infected individual take a series of Antimalarial drugs and  wearing insect repellent to prevent the insects from biting and malaria prevention nets are also a major way to keep yourself protected. 

   
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