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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Does your heart hurt? Treatment is necessary!
What is dangerous pain in the heart? Type of vegetative-vascular dystonia, occurring with pain in the heart, referred to as cardiac. The nature of such pain is different: from aching,…

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Symptoms and effects of inguinal hernia in men
What causes hernia Most often, hernia occurs due to great physical effort, in particular due to lifting heavy loads and carrying them in front of you. Contributes to its emergence…

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introduction of anesthetics

What not to do with solar and thermal burns

Burns are the most common domestic injuries. Even far from medicine people face them. And of course, there is a whole list of methods that can bring relief to the victim. But due to their inexperience, people often resort to the help of very dubious procedures, after which the suffering of the unfortunate is even more aggravated. Therefore, you must remember forever what you can not do with burns.

What you need to know about burns
A burn is an injury to the skin, and sometimes to the subcutaneous tissues, triggered by exposure to aggressive factors. Continue reading

How to treat wounds and abrasions

Cuts, abrasions, scratches, wounds in everyday life are common. Especially often this happens with children, but adults are not immune from minor injuries.

What to do in such cases? It seems that everyone knows this: poured iodine or alcohol, glued a plaster or tied up with a bandage – and everything is in order.

In reality, the situation is a little different. If you improperly treat a wound or abrasion, it will hurt and heal longer, an ugly scar will remain after it, and serious complications are also possible. Continue reading

Is it true that anesthesia is harmful to the body?

The term “anesthesia” has a terrifying effect on many people. After all, it completely deprives a person of the ability to control himself. Perhaps that is why there are a lot of various rumors about him. Which of them is true, and what is a myth? And what is the harm of anesthesia?

What is anesthesia?
Anesthesia is the state of inhibition of the central nervous system, the main goal of which is to achieve pain relief. Doctors achieve this effect with the help of special preparations – anesthetics. Continue reading

When medicines can cause harm
In the home first aid kits usually reigns chaos. Along with high-quality medicines, they contain old, worn preparations, on which even the name is difficult to read. With this "good"…

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Flatfoot: implications for the body
Flatfoot is a deformation of the foot, its flattening. When flat feet stop in the longitudinal and transverse directions, it flattens and thus loses its depreciation properties. At first glance,…

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Spleen diseases
People far from medicine know very little about the spleen. Well, located somewhere in the left side. And why it is needed, what functions in the body it performs, what…

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Spleen diseases
People far from medicine know very little about the spleen. Well, located somewhere in the left side. And why it is needed, what functions in the body it performs, what…

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