First aid for food poisoning
Food poisoning (food intoxication) is a nuisance from which no one is immune. That is why you need to be able to recognize it and provide necessary assistance to yourself…

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What operations should not be done in the summer
In the summer, as a rule, many take a vacation. Someone goes to rest on the resort, someone prefers the summer cottage, some are going to make repairs at home.…

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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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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

Toxic shock syndrome
How shock develops Toxins produced by streptococcus A and Staphylococcus aureus, the most pathogenic species of these microorganisms, cause shock. In general, these bacteria in many live in the environment…

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Modern aesthetic surgery: genital plastics
This direction of aesthetic surgery appeared relatively recently: the first modern operation of this kind - the restoration of the hymen - was carried out in 1962 in Italy: the…

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What operations should not be done in the summer
In the summer, as a rule, many take a vacation. Someone goes to rest on the resort, someone prefers the summer cottage, some are going to make repairs at home.…

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Which wine is healthier: white or red
High-quality dry wine is useful - it is a well-known fact. This is well known to the inhabitants of southern Europe: a glass of wine is an indispensable companion to…

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