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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Tetanus
The only reliable means of protection against tetanus - this deadly disease - is vaccination. Do not risk the life of your children! Ensure that your child receives a full…

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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…

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Stress

And so, what should be done to increase the body’s resistance to everything that contributes to the development of asthenic negative emotions and neurosis – the highest degrees of stress, dangerous to health, stress? The degree of tension, as we have said, primarily depends on the complexity of the task facing the person. Another thing is also known: the same task of some people activates, mobilizes, others – demobilizes and oppresses.

“So a heavy glove, breaking glass, forges damask steel,” said the poet. A person also hardens or bends, breaks under the weight of certain circumstances. Why does it depend?

Some people are convinced that the differences mentioned in the reactions of the organism are predetermined by its genetic characteristics. Continue reading

Bronchospastic syndrome

Spasm of the bronchi is accompanied, as a rule, by shortness of breath, shortness of breath. A person is unable to clear his throat and release his lungs from sputum. This is primarily due to a sharp narrowing of the bronchi and a violation of their patency. The combination of these symptoms, or, as experts say, bronchospastic syndrome, is often observed with bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema.

Such patients should carefully follow the doctor’s prescription. In addition to antibiotics, expectorants, he usually recommends taking bronchodilator drugs to prevent and relieve bronchospasm. Which of them will be prescribed by the doctor. depends on whether bronchospasm is associated with hypersensitivity to certain allergens, or with congenital altered reactivity of adrenoreceptors of smooth muscles of the bronchi, or with insufficient activity in the body of certain enzymes or other biochemical systems. Especially often provoke bronchospastic syndrome contact with allergens, exposure to cold air, physical activity. Continue reading

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 be defeated?

“Disease of unique spread” – this is what measles was called by the largest Soviet epidemiologist L. V. Gromashevsky. Precisely because susceptibility to measles is almost one hundred percent, few have managed to avoid this infection in childhood. So there was an idea that every child should transfer measles, “What should not be avoided,” the parents thought. And did not seek to protect the child from measles. In ancient times, there was even a custom: if one child fell ill in a family, healthy people were put to bed next to him in order to “get off at once.” Continue reading

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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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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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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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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