Mental Health Hospital Commemorates the World Day of Autism Awareness

In schools the importance of washing hands, eating healthy and brushing your teeth after eating is taught from a young age, if you do not want to have problems with your dentist or if you have crooked teeth you have to go with an expert dentist like Dental 6th & E, but rarely talk about the mental illnesses that are so common today, that is why in order to take actions to sensitize and raise awareness to more people about autism, the General Assembly of the United Nations, set this day as the World Day of Awareness about Autism.

This was reported by the Psychologist in charge of Mental Health Hospital of Tijuana A.C, who gave a lecture on this topic. The expert on the subject indicated that people with this disorder have a neurodevelopmental condition and brain function, so they have difficulties to communicate and interact with others, however she stressed that more than being a disease, it is a way different from interpreting the words, colors, shapes and sounds of the world around them.

They mention that in the Hospital of Mental Health of Tijuana A.C., they work in a multidisciplinary way to establish a diagnosis with a team of professionals that include a Neuropediatrician, a Paidopsychiatrist and a Psychologist. Subsequently, follow-up is carried out according to the case in each specialty, so that with a personalized and specialized therapeutic treatment it is possible to increase the quality of life of both the children and their families.

The first warning signs usually appear from 12 to 18 months of age and are related to how communication skills and social interaction develop, such as smiling, fixing the view when interacting with another human being, language spoken, among others, hence the importance that parents are attentive to any symptom outside the ordinary. It is important that as a society we stand in solidarity with this type of people because we put barriers because of ignorance and this hinders their development and therefore they do not have equal opportunities in their education, their professional life and in the environment that surrounds them. In 2017, around 100 cases of autism were treated, with male sex prevailing.

Increase cases of breast cancer

If there is something you are afraid of many people is to the root canals, although with the technology that currently exists the cases of root canal in Tijuana Mexico are successful since they are carried out by professionals and there is nothing to worry about if your dentist tells you that you nedd that treatment, however in health there is a much bigger enemy, which is breast cancer and in the case of Baja California, during 2017 there were 598 new cases of breast cancer and 127 of cervical cancer, which is why It is of vital importance to invite women to continue their studies on an annual basis, which are free in the health sector or private consultation, as they find it more accessible.

Breast cancer has displaced cervical cancer as the leading cause of cancer death in women.

With regard to breast cancer, there are risk factors, such as having children after 35 years of age, that a relative in a direct line, as a mother, grandmother or sister, has suffered from this disease, having started with her menstrual cycle before 12 years of age, having no children or not breastfeeding.

The ideal age to perform the first mammogram is from 40 years of age, and, if you do not have a family history, it should be done every two years; and after 50, every year. On the other hand, the pap smear should be done from the start of sexual activity or maximum at age 24, and the first sample should be taken.

Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus, which enters a woman’s body sexually. Since it is present in a woman’s body until it becomes a precancerous lesion, it can take up to five years; During all this time there are no symptoms.

Due to the high number of cases of breast and cervical cancer among the female population of Baja California, and seeking to improve the care of women suffering from these cancers, the Secretary of State Health leads the workshop-course of the information system that is implemented at the national level with which a statistical point of the cases of both diseases in the country is taken.

Tijuana will host this training, in which the times and guidelines that govern the care protocols of women are announced since a mammogram or pap smear is performed and care begins if the diagnosis is positive for some of the two diseases.

The general objective of the course, for which health personnel from all over the country participates, is to strengthen the process of capturing the number of exams performed, those that have been positive and the treatment stage in which it is found, as well as maintaining a constantly updated.

Boom in the medical industry

Tijuana has become one of the most essential medical clusters worldwide, people visit the city for their visit to their Tijuana dentist not only for they affordable prices but for the high quality of its services and professionalism, they also come for different types of medical treatments that involve more technology.

In the neighboring city of San Diego is a county where biotechnology companies are established, a fact that has been well-taken advantage of in Tijuana, and that has paid for the medical industry to continue on the rise.

The medical device industry has grown a lot, also because of the geographical situation; On the side of San Diego County, Southern California, the largest biotech companies in the United States are established and are developing, everything that has to do with high technology.

This development of products in the medical field in San Diego has empowered and favored Tijuana has become one of the most essential global medical clusters.

DNA sequences, mappings of the human genome, personalized medicine, coupled with that, across the border (Tijuana) is the cluster of manufacturing of these devices that synergistically support these technologies that are developing companies. The sector in Tijuana, I am sure, will continue to grow. The products that are mostly manufactured in the region are disposable, which has to do with syringes, the packages that call them for surgery, gauze, valves, catheters; also, thermometers, absorbent towels, all that type is what mainly is manufactured. There are also a little more complex devices with greater systems integration, which are being the machines for cardiovascular monitoring, blood glucose measurement, optical issues such as lenses, contact lenses, orthopedic problems, all this is done here, he said. The Advisor for Economic and Industrial Development of Tijuana.