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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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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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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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 have to. And today, an unbearable girdle pain forced to call an ambulance. Yes, and before that I noticed some deviations in the state of health; after drinking a glass of alcohol for several days there was loose stool, periodically there was pain either under the spoon, then in the lower back, or on the left side of the chest.

The patient had an exacerbation of the chronic inflammatory process in the pancreas – pancreatitis. Note: in men, the most common cause of this severe progressive disease is alcohol. And not only for those who drink constantly and in large doses. A glass of food “for appetite” before meals, occasional booze – this is enough to cause inflammation of the pancreas. Continue reading

Injuries

Injuries can be of the following types: industrial, sports, birth, domestic, mental, head trauma, eye trauma, knee trauma, abdominal trauma, chest trauma, ankle injury, spinal injury, etc.

Below we will provide some very useful tips on how to avoid various injuries.

Warm spring days arrived, and there summer is not far off. The townspeople are drawn to nature: to the forest, to the garden plot, to the cottage. And unbiased statistics immediately records the consequences of this craving: according to world statistics, the frequency of household injuries on Saturdays and Sundays is one and a half times higher than on weekdays. And the proportion of injuries in garden plots in the summer months, as well as in September and even in October, reaches 6–7% of the total number of household injuries. 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

Can an Owl Become a Lark?
“Do you go to bed on time?” Many will answer this question negatively, and some will add: “I am an owl.” But the “owl”, they say, is not worth explaining…

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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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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…

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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.…

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