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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
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
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