Some people think that disease Bury-Beri has a direct relationship to civil servants (as opposed to Do not Take, Do not Take), but in fact it is not - it's polyneuritis, beriberi, and ordinary citizens of the state can be sick here. This disease, provoked by a lack of vitamin B1 in the body. Vitamin B1 the same thiamine, is necessary for the normal course of the processes of carbohydrate and fat metabolism. With its lack, accumulation of pyruvic acid occurs in the body, and the consequence of this metabolic disorder is the damage to the middle brain or nervous system. This is typical for people who use mostly rice without shell, and some of the types of crops. Currently Bery-Berry disease is rare, thiamine in modern food is sufficient.
Symptoms of Bury-Beri
In acute form, signs of peripheral nerve damage occur within 24 hours, while pain along the nerve trunk path and limb weakness, loss of normal sensitivity, and weak pareses and paralysis of hands and feet are felt. Noticeable irritability, a state of anxiety and anxiety, possible nonsense, Korsakov syndrome.
Treatment is possible, and timely medical arrangements guarantee full recovery. However, prolonged deficiency of thiamine entails chronic polyneuritis.
Treatment of the disease
For the treatment of the Beri-Beri disease, a 5% solution of thiamine chloride, analgin, amidopyrine, 1% nicotinic acid solution, 005% solution of proserin, physiotherapy, salt-coniferous baths, massage, exercise therapy, vitamin diet. In parallel, the symptoms of the defeat of the food canal are eliminated.
Deterioration of vitamin B1 stocks is favored by chronic intoxication with alcohol and in our time treatment with beriberi is mainly anti-alcoholic. However, there are other additional risk factors, such as gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, poisoning, and uncontrollable vomiting of pregnant women.
Consequences of the Beri-Beri disease
Polyneuritis affects to some extent the nervous system of a person, and symptoms (weakness, dizziness, peripheral polyneuritis, loss of sensitivity of nerve endings, paresis of distant parts of the limbs) may appear t already within the first two days. And in severe fazemogut there are disruptions in the work of the brain nerves and paralysis. With the disease beriberi affected is the cardiovascular system (tachycardia, heart pain, dyspnea, edema). A person suffering from beri-beri experiences digestive disorders (abdominal pains, diarrhea, constipation).
Prevention of polyneuritis
Prevention of polyneuritis is to maintain an active lifestyle and exercise a balanced diet.
draws attention. walk of the patient beriberi : when the disease is just beginning, the patient is resting on the fingers and the outer edge of the foot, sparing the heel. With the course of the disease, the legs weaken and cease to obey, and the person begins to resort to crutches. There is no way to pull with a doctor.