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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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…

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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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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

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

Mycosis

First, let’s find out what is “Mycosis”? Mycosis is a foot fungus.
. Surprisingly tenacious these pathogenic mushrooms! Resistant not only to high temperatures, up to 75-80 °, but even many disinfectants. For months and years they remain viable. And how easily they are transmitted from person to person: normal contact with the patient or the things he used is enough – shoes, stockings, bedding, washcloth, towel, scissors. Therefore, fungal diseases so often become familial.

For a long time, fungi retain their pathogenic properties in exfoliated skin flakes and particles of destroyed nails. Moreover, it is especially good in a humid environment: in wastewater, on wet rugs, floors, floorings of baths, showers, pools. Continue reading

Pregnancy
The second trimester of pregnancy, that is, its fourth, fifth, sixth months, in a healthy woman, as a rule, proceeds calmly. The first period of physical and psychological adaptation has…

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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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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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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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