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February 22, 2020

The liver is one of the most important organs in the human body, as it is not only responsible for the process of cleaning the body from toxins and purifying the blood, but it is involved in the work of hormones and regularity of metabolism, energy storage, and many vital tasks, let us know you below on some of the health symptoms that may be Evidence that your liver has a health problem:

Abdominal pain and swelling on the right side

The liver occupies a large area of ​​the abdominal cavity and in the event of pain or swelling in the upper area on the right side of the abdominal cavity, this may be an indication of a problem with the liver. Here, this offer should not be neglected if it continues and immediately go to see a doctor.

Spots and marks on the skin

In the event that the liver is not functioning properly, it will not clean the blood as it should, and this may lead to blood clots near the skin and skin that usually appear as spots, skin defects, problems and marks similar to the star or spider shape, and they may form what It is called the “Spider angiomas”. The most common sites for these signs are the trunk or chest area.

Joint pain and fatigue

Joint infections, pain, nausea, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite are all symptoms associated with the risk of developing liver problems, especially Autoimmune hepatitis, a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks liver cells and tissues. According to the National Institutes of Health, this problem affects women more than men.

Yellowing of the skin and eyes

In the processes in which the old cells in the body are metabolized and destroyed, a yellow substance known as Bilirubin is produced, and if the liver is healthy, this substance is eliminated. But in the event that the liver suffers from a health problem, it will not be able to get rid of it efficiently, and therefore it may accumulate in the body and blood, so that symptoms of yellowing appear on the skin and eyes. .


February 22, 2020

The Ministry of Health operated 77 hospitals and medical towers with a capacity of 11,161 beds in the past five years, according to sources at the ministry.
A total of 295 hospitals with a total capacity of 38,970 beds are now operational.

Providing a report card of the last five years, the sources said more than 12 million people visited hospital outpatient clinics and 22 million to emergency rooms, while ministry hospitals performed about 475,000 surgeries and 270,000 deliveries.

The ministry is now preparing and operating 88 specialist centers with a 700-bed capacity throughout the country. Thirty-four centers for the treatment of heart, liver, diabetes and other medical conditions were established and operated over the past five years, said sources.

The ministry confirmed its commitment to expanding access to medical facilities and services throughout the Kingdom in order to reduce travel distances for patients.
Sources revealed plans are underway to establish five new medical cities with a capacity of up to 6,200 beds, which will include hospitals and specialist medical centers to deal with a variety of medical illnesses, including rare conditions.

Expansion work is also planned for King Fahd Medical City in Riyadh, King Abdullah Medical City in Makkah, King Faisal Medical City, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Medical City and King Khalid Medical City to cover all geographical regions.

As for primacy care centers, 848 centers were built and operated over the past five years, bringing the total number of primary care centers in the year 1435 AH to 2,259.

Sources also confirmed that the ministry is working on the development of various programs and services including home medical services and visiting physician programs to cover rare specialties, electronic medical-referral services and dialysis care via private sector service providers.


February 18, 2020

Tobacco smoking is a great health problem. Tobacco smoking is a direct cause of high morbidity and mortality all over the world, which could be prevented. Five million people die from smoking-realated diseases every year in the world, particulary in developing countries.

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