Heart attacks
The occurrence of coronary heart disease, including such a severe manifestation as myocardial infarction, is facilitated not only by smoking, poor nutrition, and a sedentary lifestyle. In the development of…

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Is it possible to resist the risk factors for coronary heart disease?
Yes you can. Ways to influence them are extremely simple: dietary restrictions, physical activity, quitting smoking and alcohol, compliance with the regime of work and rest. These recommendations are well-known…

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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…

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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

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 have to. And today, an unbearable girdle pain forced to call an ambulance. Yes, and before that I noticed some deviations in the state of health; after drinking a glass of alcohol for several days there was loose stool, periodically there was pain either under the spoon, then in the lower back, or on the left side of the chest.

The patient had an exacerbation of the chronic inflammatory process in the pancreas – pancreatitis. Note: in men, the most common cause of this severe progressive disease is alcohol. And not only for those who drink constantly and in large doses. A glass of food “for appetite” before meals, occasional booze – this is enough to cause inflammation of the pancreas. Continue reading

Psoriasis

The causes of psoriasis, although widely studied in different countries, are still reliably unknown. There is evidence of a hereditary predisposition to this disease, that it is based on a violation of the immune status – a weakening of the body’s defenses. It is suggested that the disease causes the virus, but it has not yet been isolated. A significant role in the development of psoriasis is given to disorders of the central nervous and endocrine systems.

Insufficient knowledge of the exact cause of the disease, as well as the factors causing its exacerbation, and explains the difficulties that have to be encountered in the treatment of psoriasis.

Scientists and clinicians have come to the conclusion that not in all cases when a diagnosis of psoriasis is made, active treatment should be immediately carried out. Continue reading

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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Prostatitis
About half of men aged 20 to 50 years suffer from chronic prostatitis - inflammation of one of the internal genital organs - the prostate (prostate gland). It is located…

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First aid for frostbite
Among domestic and industrial injuries, injuries resulting from exposure to freezing temperatures occupy a special place. Frostbite is also possible at positive (from 0 to + 5 °) air temperature,…

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Psoriasis
The causes of psoriasis, although widely studied in different countries, are still reliably unknown. There is evidence of a hereditary predisposition to this disease, that it is based on a…

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