Surgery to remove the adenoids
Surgery to remove the adenoids is the most common surgical intervention in young children. But before talking about the operation itself, it is necessary to understand what adenoids are and…

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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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Vegetative dystonia in women: how to cure an incomprehensible disease
Autonomic dysfunction syndrome is attributed to women to a greater extent than men. As a rule, this is determined by the fact that in the life of a woman there…

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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

Atherosclerosis

Causes of Atherosclerosis
The cause of atherosclerosis is a metabolic fat, having a genetic origin. Among the factors that determine the disease are also excessive consumption of fatty foods high in cholesterol, sugar, lack of physical activity, high blood pressure, overweight, and diabetes. As a result of the action of one or several of these factors, a large amount of cholesterol is contained in the blood of a patient with atherosclerosis. It settles on the inner walls of the arteries, forming the so-called cholesterol plaques. As a result, the arteries harden, and their lumen narrows, preventing blood flow, which leads to starvation of tissues. Malnutrition organs, especially the heart and brain, are affected. Continue reading

How to recognize signs of heart failure
Heart failure annually takes many lives. Doctors believe that this pathology is leading among the causes of mortality in humans. In this case, doctors say that some tragedies can be…

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First aid for drug poisoning
Drug poisoning occurs quite often. This may be an intentional action - suicide, overdose, an attempt to self-treatment with the help of potent drugs. Often, children who swallow “beautiful” pills…

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Modern Aesthetic Surgery: Body Correction
Today, not only women but also men strive to have a slim, beautiful figure. Most often, people are unhappy with excess weight, but rather fat deposits on the waist, hips,…

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What is pneumothorax of the lung
Pneumothorax (from the Greek "pneuma" - air and "thorax" - chest) - this is a pathology, consisting in the fact that air accumulates in the pleural cavity. Little anatomy In…

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