About half of men aged 20 to 50 years suffer from chronic prostatitis – inflammation of one of the internal genital organs – the prostate (prostate gland). It is located around the urethra at the site of its exit from the bladder and consists mainly of glandular cells. These cells produce a special fluid that is released during ejaculation along with sperm cells and creates favorable conditions for their vital activity in the female genital tract. As the gland of internal secretion, the prostate secretes hormones into the blood, which contribute to the preservation of sexual potency, improve memory, mood, increase efficiency.
Chronic prostatitis can develop as a result of microbes entering the prostate gland from the urethra located in the immediate vicinity of it. Often, the infection is brought in with a stream of blood or lymph from the inflammatory focus present in the body – tonsils with tonsillitis or tonsillitis. Continue reading
From the attitude of a person who has had a myocardial infarction, to his condition, to medical recommendations, his further fate sometimes depends: whether he will return to a full-blooded life, overcome the disease or reconcile with it, turn into a disabled person. It is no coincidence, according to statistics, it is psychological factors that are the main reason that prevents the return to work of every second patient who has had a heart attack.
This disease, occurring most often suddenly, incapacitates a person, breaks his life plans. Patients react differently to what happened. According to our observations, approximately two-thirds of patients are reasonable, without panic, about what happened; perform doctor’s appointments, actively fight the disease and its consequences. However, a third of patients react differently. Some experience constant fear, although danger has already passed. Continue reading
The occurrence of coronary heart disease, including such a severe manifestation as myocardial infarction, is facilitated not only by smoking, poor nutrition, and a sedentary lifestyle. In the development of this disease can contribute, and moreover, very significant, and some psychological factors. Among them, the so-called type A behavior, excessive emotional stress, sleep disorders.
What do cardiologists understand by type A behavior? It is characterized by excessive activity, the desire to achieve greater and greater success, a pronounced tendency to leadership, rivalry, aggressiveness, a feeling of constant lack of time, impatience, anxiety. People who are characterized by such behavior are easy to recognize: they walk quickly, gesticulate energetically, talk a lot and quickly, are constantly busy with some business, practically do not rest, because they are excessively involved in work both during leisure hours and on weekends , and during vacation, which can lead to a heart attack. Continue reading