How to make an injection
It is not easy for a person far from medicine to decide to give an injection to a patient in need of emergency care. However, there are situations when it…

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How to prevent cancer
Today, doctors are adamantly convinced that cancer is absolutely preventable. They build such optimistic statements on the established fact that 70 percent of all tumors are caused solely by the…

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Diseases of the feet and methods for their treatment
Leg problems make you give up your favorite shoes. It's time to pay attention to your legs. If you have flat feet, then you probably noticed that the legs quickly…

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Pneumonia in a child (part 2)

FIRST AID

As soon as you notice that the child’s breathing has changed, first ventilate the room; lift the head end of the crib, substituting something under its legs; relax diapers – tight swaddling makes breathing in the chest difficult; with the help of cotton wicks, clear the nasal passages from mucus, this will also facilitate breathing.

If you are feeding a baby from a bottle, reduce each serving by one third, replacing the missing amount with 5% glucose solution (it is sold at a pharmacy with a prescription) or boiled water. Continue reading

Is beer harmful?

Indeed, is there a danger of a few glasses of beer for an adult man? Can women and teens drink beer?

Is beer harmful? To begin with, beer, like vodka, cognac, port, dry wine, is an alcoholic drink, because it also contains ethyl alcohol.

Now everyone knows that drinking alcohol leads to inflammation of the gastric mucosa. cirrhosis of the liver, damage to the pancreas, severe diseases of the heart and blood vessels. But many underestimate the most insidious property of alcohol – to form a pathological dependence, a painful attraction to alcoholic beverages, that is, alcoholism. The transition from the habit of “drinking a little” to alcoholism occurs, as a rule, imperceptibly. Continue reading

Overeating
Even the thinkers of antiquity understood that moderation in food is a guarantee of health and longevity, and they said about those who eat too much: "A glutton digs a…

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Obesity
Many of those who are overweight or obese and want to lose weight are interested in: can this be achieved with the help of drugs? No you can not. They…

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After a heart attack (part 1)
From the attitude of a person who has had a myocardial infarction, to his condition, to medical recommendations, his further fate sometimes depends: whether he will return to a full-blooded…

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Chronic fatigue and how to overcome it
Spring is approaching, and with it a person begins to pursue an incomprehensible dizziness, lethargy and apathy. Such a disease that appeared in humans in medicine is called chronic fatigue.…

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