Cough
Cough is a protective reaction of the body to irritation of the human respiratory tract. During a cough, the body tries to get rid of mucus, or foreign particles trapped…

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Where do the glasses go?
Surprisingly familiar situation. They put the necessary thing somewhere and cannot find it, and then say to yourself: “Sclerosis!” Young people utter this word with coquetry, and annoyance sounds in…

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Is beer harmful?
Indeed, is there a danger of a few glasses of beer for an adult man? Can women and teens drink beer? Is beer harmful? To begin with, beer, like vodka,…

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menstruation

Psychotherapy

What is the effect of sand baths? To whom is heated sand indicated and contraindicated?

How nice it is on the beach to lie down directly on the hot sea sand! Children, playing, even bury each other on the shoulders or waist-deep, few people know that there is a simple and ancient way of treating heated sand. It is called “psammotherapy” – from the Greek layer psammo – sand and therapia – treatment. Herodotus, Galen, Avicenna wrote about psammotherapy. And in Russia, heated sand began to be used at the end of the 19th century for the treatment of kidney and joint diseases.

For medicinal purposes, sea, lake, river sand is used, which includes quartz, feldspar, mica and other rocks. Depending on the size of the grains of sand, the sand can be coarse-grained (more than 0.5 millimeters each), medium-grained (from 0.5 to 0.25 millimeters) and fine-grained (from 0.25 to 0.1 millimeters). Continue reading

Menarche

The first menstruation (it is called menarche) is an important event in the life of a girl. As a rule, it does not happen unexpectedly – older girlfriends inform. And under the influence of these conversations, some girls are even afraid of the onset of menstruation. Unfortunately, for some reason, many mothers are embarrassed to speak in detail with their daughters about this, limiting themselves only to hygienic advice.

But the girl needs to know that the onset of menstruation marks an important milestone in puberty. If there are menstruation, then pregnancy is also possible. Another thing is that the girl’s body is not yet sufficiently developed, and therefore pregnancy and childbirth can become an overwhelming test for her. Cases of very difficult births in girls aged 14-15 years are known to obstetricians … 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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Smoking harms your health
For a long time, people have been trying to learn how to manage their mood, stimulate working capacity, take measures to help calm down ... Many people consider tobacco smoking…

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Diabetes
The number of patients with diabetes in all economically developed countries is growing steadily. Currently, there are about 50-60 million of them in the world. Given that approximately the same…

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Premature baby
A premature baby is considered to be a child born before the 38th week of pregnancy, having a body weight of less than 2500 grams, a body length of less…

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