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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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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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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After a heart attack

From the attitude of a person who has had a myocardial infarction, to his condition, to medical recommendations, his further fate sometimes depends: whether he will return to a full-blooded life, overcome the disease or reconcile with it, turn into a disabled person. It is no coincidence, according to statistics, it is psychological factors that are the main reason that prevents the return to work of every second patient who has had a heart attack.

This disease, occurring most often suddenly, incapacitates a person, breaks his life plans. Patients react differently to what happened. According to our observations, approximately two-thirds of patients are reasonable, without panic, about what happened; perform doctor’s appointments, actively fight the disease and its consequences. However, a third of patients react differently. Some experience constant fear, although danger has already passed. Continue reading

Muscle

All the variety of movements that are constantly performed in the body, provide muscles. Thanks to them, the body is kept in balance and moves in space, respiratory movements of the chest and diaphragm, eye movements, voice formation, swallowing, the most important functions of internal organs, including the work of the heart, are carried out.

Distinguish between smooth and striated muscles.

Smooth muscles (Figure I) form the muscle membrane of the walls of the stomach and intestines. bladder, uterus and other hollow organs, as well as blood and lymph vessels, ducts of glands. They consist of small muscle cells, the length of which, as a rule, does not exceed 100 micrometers. The autonomic nervous system regulates the activity of smooth muscles. They do not obey volitional orders, therefore they cannot be reduced and relaxed arbitrarily. Continue reading

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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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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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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Alcohol psychoses
Most often, alcoholic psychoses occur in those who suffer from chronic alcoholism. The constant presence of alcohol in the body leads to metabolic disorders that ensure the neutralization and elimination…

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