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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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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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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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. Continue reading

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

Tuberculosis

For some time from the moment of detection of pulmonary tuberculosis and until hospitalization, the patient lives at home. Yes, and after treatment in a hospital, although to a lesser extent, it can be dangerous to others if it does not stop the secretion of bacteria.

All this time, the patient himself and his family members are required to comply with the sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic regime that prevents the spread of infection. It is necessary to remember and carefully follow the recommendations of the medical staff of the TB dispensary, which provides disinfectants for the disinfection of household items seeded with Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

In this article, we continue the discussion of how the patient and his family should behave in order to block the spread of tuberculosis infection. Continue reading

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
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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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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…

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