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
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
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