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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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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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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the appearance

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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 number of people have diabetes in a latent form, the total number of patients is at least 100 million people. More often people over 40 – 50 years old get diabetes.

The main reasons for the increase in the incidence of diabetes mellitus are many experts consider overeating, an increase in the amount of sugar and other easily digestible carbohydrates in the diet. decrease in physical activity. The hereditary predisposition also matters. The greatest risk of getting diabetes is in those whose mother and father have diabetes (the risk of the disease is 60%). If one of the parents is sick, then the risk of getting sick is 22%, one of the ancestors – 14%, a cousin or brother – 9%. Fortunately, a hereditary predisposition to diabetes is not fatal. It manifests itself only under the influence of provoking factors. Continue reading

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 forces and emergency rifles to work, which inevitably leads to overstrain and stress. Try in any weather at least half an hour, walk before bedtime. and if you can’t force yourself, get a dog, then you want to, you don’t want to, but you’ll have to go for a walk. Do not eat at night, ventilate the room where you sleep. Let these recommendations seem trite to you, having gotten a sore point, but do not reject them, as they say, from the threshold. Make up your mind and do them for at least a month. And you, I am sure, will feel relief, become calmer, more balanced. And this, in turn, normalizes sleep. Continue reading

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

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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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Cholesterol
The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease (CHD), which often ends in myocardial infarction, is extremely high today, moreover, a person is only 40 to 50 years old.…

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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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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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