Can an Owl Become a Lark?
“Do you go to bed on time?” Many will answer this question negatively, and some will add: “I am an owl.” But the “owl”, they say, is not worth explaining…

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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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Remove adenoids or hold off?
The third tonsil. What role does it play in the body? Can adenoids affect a child's academic performance? The operation is done. Is further treatment necessary? ... A child’s mouth…

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nutrition

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

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

Chronical bronchitis

Chronic bronchitis is the most common disease of the bronchopulmonary system, and at the same time the least studied, which is to some extent due to the presence of many factors predisposing to this ailment.

In the mechanism of development of bronchitis, many scientists assign a leading role to the infectious principle, since often chronic bronchitis is a consequence of untreated acute. However, most pulmonologists around the world consider smoking to be the main cause of the development of chronic bronchitis. It was established that inhalation of tobacco smoke causes an inflammatory process in the mucous membrane lining the bronchi from the inside, which leads to a violation of their structure and function. Continue reading

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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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…

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Protective barriers in the lungs
It is not difficult to imagine what would happen if the smallest particles of dust, aerosols, various microorganisms contained in the inhaled air fall into the lungs. Very soon, their…

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Measles
Why was measles considered an obligatory illness for a child? What is the danger of measles for a child? Are there guarantees against serious complications? Under what conditions can measles…

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