Why and how does osteochondrosis occur
Scientists estimate that back pain is observed in almost half of the fair sex. In principle, there is nothing unusual here, because the back “carries” the weight of the head,…

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How to protect yourself from ticks
Since there are more and more cases of tick-borne encephalitis every year, in summer it is imperative to remember the rules of behavior in the forest. For starters, don't panic!…

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Heartburn
Heartburn (sensation of heat, burning behind the sternum or in the epigastric region) occurs most often as a result of throwing acidic gastric contents into the esophagus, where the reaction…

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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

Painful, tactile, cold, thermal ...
Our skin is one of the main senses. It contains a dense network of nerve fibers, and millions of the thinnest branches branch off from them, ending on the surface…

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How to deal with constipation in a pregnant woman
A huge number of adults today complain of lethargy and constipation. And the vast majority of them are women. Unfortunately, during pregnancy, constipation is almost inevitable, especially in its second…

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How to protect yourself from ticks
Since there are more and more cases of tick-borne encephalitis every year, in summer it is imperative to remember the rules of behavior in the forest. For starters, don't panic!…

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Diabetes (part 1)
The number of patients with diabetes in all economically developed countries is growing steadily. Currently, there are about 50-60 million of them in the world. Given that approximately the same…

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