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
Indeed, is there a danger of a few glasses of beer for an adult man? Can women and teens drink beer?
Is beer harmful? To begin with, beer, like vodka, cognac, port, dry wine, is an alcoholic drink, because it also contains ethyl alcohol.
Now everyone knows that drinking alcohol leads to inflammation of the gastric mucosa. cirrhosis of the liver, damage to the pancreas, severe diseases of the heart and blood vessels. But many underestimate the most insidious property of alcohol – to form a pathological dependence, a painful attraction to alcohol, that is, alcoholism. The transition from the habit of “drinking a little” to alcoholism occurs, as a rule, imperceptibly.
Those who think that only strong alcoholic drinks are dangerous to health are deeply mistaken. Determined that. after drinking two glasses of beer, a person gives his body the same alcohol load as if he had drunk 100 grams of vodka. Continue reading
Chronic bronchitis is the most common disease of the bronchopulmonary system, and at the same time the least studied, which is to some extent due to the presence of many factors predisposing to this ailment.
In the mechanism of development of bronchitis, many scientists assign a leading role to the infectious principle, since often chronic bronchitis is a consequence of untreated acute. However, most pulmonologists around the world consider smoking to be the main cause of the development of chronic bronchitis. It was established that inhalation of tobacco smoke causes an inflammatory process in the mucous membrane lining the bronchi from the inside, which leads to a violation of their structure and function. Continue reading