Saturday, March 29, 2008

Home remedy for Epitaxis

Epistaxis is also known as Nose bleeding. It must be attended with to be sure t is just common or an underlying cause of much complicated health related problem.

Symptoms

The nose is a part of the body that is vulnerable in trauma. It is rich in blood vessels and may bleed continuously if the nasal membranes is crusted, dried out, or cracked. Which is common in dry climatic condition, or during the winter months when the air is dry and warm from heaters. People are more susceptible if taking medications that prevent normal blood clotting (e.g Aspirin, Coumadin, warfarin, or any anti-inflammatory medication). Other factors includes alcohol abuse, infection, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, trauma, hypertension, and other genetic related problems.

Causes

Nose bleeding happens due to numerous reasons, from simple injuries into hypertension.

Nose bleeding or Epistaxis in youngsters is somewhat complex but it mainly occurs due to injury in the nose area. For youngsters it is common during summer season, and for adults it might be due to high blood pressure especially if the diastolic pressure is above 110mm/hg. Exposure to extreme heat during summer or fire can also cause nose bleeding.

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