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 in the respiratory tract. Various bacteria and viruses can also cause coughing.
A healthy person does not have cough under normal conditions. It occurs in response to irritation of the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract or pleura and is a complex reflex act. With the help of a cough, our body is freed from dust particles and various chemicals that enter the bronchi. Thus, the sterility of the deepest parts of the bronchi, directly in contact with the alveoli of the lungs, and indeed the lungs, is maintained. Continue reading
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
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