Chlamydial conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis, that is, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the eye, is known to many. But not everyone knows about chlamydial conjunctivitis, which ophthalmologists often have to deal with. The…

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Cholesterol
The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease (CHD), which often ends in myocardial infarction, is extremely high today, moreover, a person is only 40 to 50 years old.…

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Holidays in the south, is it worth the risk?
Does everyone need to relax in the south? What can a month spent by the sea turn into? Should children be taken south? The habit of a certain ambient temperature,…

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Obesity

Many of those who are overweight or obese and want to lose weight are interested in: can this be achieved with the help of drugs? No you can not.

They may object to me: but there are medicines that suppress appetite! Indeed, there are such medicines – they are called anorectics – they have a depressing effect on the center of hunger in the brain. But these potent drugs are prescribed for a short time and only in a hospital. The patient must be under the supervision of a doctor, since anorectics can cause dysfunctions of the central nervous system, liver, cause mental disorders, insomnia. Therefore, I strongly advise: if you want to lose weight and stay healthy, do not resort to self-medication with anorectics! Continue reading

First aid for hypothermia

The effect of cold on the entire surface of the body, when its temperature drops below 35 °, causes general cooling of the body. The prolonged action of low temperatures can lead to freezing, while the functions of the body are inhibited, up to their complete extinction. However, one should not think that during freezing the body temperature reaches zero. A person dies when his body temperature drops to 17 – 25 °.

The body becomes less resistant to cooling during starvation, significant fatigue, intoxication, getting into cold water, as well as after injuries, blood loss, It is noticed that hypothermia occurs faster in old people and children. High humidity, strong wind, especially if a person is dressed in light, tight or wet clothes, contribute to cold injury.

The onset of general cooling has characteristic signs – agitation, chills, blueness of the lips, pallor and cooling of the skin, “goose bumps”, shortness of breath, increased heart rate. Continue reading

Pancreatitis
A 40-year-old man was brought by an ambulance. On the eve of his friends, he marked the end of urgent work. We drank a little, had a bite than we…

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Reflux - Esophagitis
First, a little anatomy. The diaphragm (muscle-tendon septum) separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. Through the esophageal opening of the diaphragm, the esophagus descends into the abdominal cavity…

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Sleep
If you have trouble sleeping, do not rush to resort to sleeping pills and tranquilizers. First of all, try to establish the regime of the day, do not allow assault…

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Hypothalamus
The hypothalamus owes its name to the fact that it is located at the base of the brain in the sub-tubercle region. Translated from the Latin hypothalamus, there is a…

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