How to reduce the harm from smoking
The fact that smoking is harmful, is known to all. Nevertheless, many smokers, especially with great experience, are not able to quit this addiction (or rather, get rid of dependence).…

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Sedatives - the benefits and risks
Almost 80% of Russians today live in constant stress, experts say [1]. Anxiety, irritability, irritability, chronic sleep disturbances are the most frequent manifestations of everyday psycho-emotional overload, with complaints to…

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First aid in case of electric shock: what can be done before the ambulance arrives
Electrical damage, or electric shock, we usually get in everyday life: broken sockets, electrical appliances, neglect of elementary precautions - these are the main causes of electrical injury. But danger…

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The consequences of head injury

Head bruising is an injury that does not damage the skin. There is no open wound, there is no blood; nevertheless, this injury can be very serious and cause severe and long-lasting consequences, even death.

With a head injury, two options are possible: 1) a brain contusion is the most serious injury and 2) soft tissue contusion is a less dangerous injury. Head injury may be accompanied by hemorrhage, compression of the brain, fracture of the bones of the skull.

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How to stop bleeding from the nose

A condition where blood is flowing from the nose is very common. It can occur in an adult and a child. In this case, the bleeding may be quite insignificant: only a few droplets, which immediately roll up, or maybe very strong, pour in a stream.

Is it dangerous? It all depends on why the nose bleeds, as well as on the type and intensity of bleeding.

Blood from the nose – types of bleeding
If only a few drops of blood flowed from the nose and the bleeding stopped immediately, without causing any consequences, it is assessed as insignificant. Continue reading

First aid: how to massage the heart and artificial respiration

There are situations when your competent and precise actions can save a human life. If you see that a person has lost consciousness, his breath is not bugged, immediately call an ambulance. And before she arrives, it is necessary to assess the condition of the victim, and begin resuscitation actions (heart massage and artificial respiration), if necessary.

Heart massage – when it is needed
By heart massage (indirect – NMS), we mean actions that are meant to “start” the stopped heart muscle. Continue reading

"Lifting Mendelssohn"
A new medical service "Lifting Mendelssohn" is gaining momentum: to make this popular plastic surgery come from all over Europe and even from the United States. Operations are planned for…

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Scoliosis in children
Scoliosis is a deformity of the spinal column, its lateral curvature. This pathology is very common: today, scoliosis of varying severity is found in 80% of schoolchildren. What is scoliosis…

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How to stop bleeding from the nose
A condition where blood is flowing from the nose is very common. It can occur in an adult and a child. In this case, the bleeding may be quite insignificant:…

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What is the danger of increasing cholesterol in the blood?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes.…

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