First aid for hypothermia
The effect of cold on the entire surface of the body, when its temperature drops below 35 °, causes general cooling of the body. The prolonged action of low temperatures…

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How to get rid of stretch marks
According to an online survey, 68% of men consider their pregnant wives to be the most beautiful. And if you ask them about stretch marks, then they don’t know anything…

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What are the viruses
Usually the smallest creatures on the planet are bacteria. But, if you plunge deeper into the world of dwarfs among living organisms, it becomes clear that the smallest should not…

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What is iron deficiency anemia?

Infants are most often affected by iron deficiency anemia (IDA). Hemoglobin contains iron, which helps red blood cells to deliver oxygen to tissues. Therefore, if the iron in the baby’s body is not enough, the baby will be weak, and his body will practically not resist infections.

If the baby’s parents are attentive, then noticing them with IDA will not be difficult. At the same time, the child has a pale skin color, he quickly finds fatigue and lethargy, in addition, he noticeably lags behind in development in relation to his peers.

The optimal level of hemoglobin in a baby should correspond to 145 grams per liter until the end of the first month of life, and after six months this level should be 110 grams per liter. Continue reading

Pneumonia in a child (part 1)

If the frequency of the disease threatening the infant is distributed, then pneumonia is one of the first places – pneumonia. This is an infectious disease of a bacterial or bacterial – viral nature, and any microorganisms, including even conditionally pathogenic ones, can cause it. And contact with them is almost inevitable for the child, and the whole question is whether his defenses will be sufficient to resist.

The condition of the child is closely related to the state of the mother, the course of pregnancy. If the mother suffers from some kind of inflammatory disease, the fetus comes into contact with the infection already in utero. Continue reading

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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Pancreatitis
What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. A 40-year-old man was brought by an ambulance. On the eve of his friends, he marked the end of urgent…

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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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Leather
Skin is an important and complex organ that performs various functions. It protects the body from external influences (mechanical, chemical, physical). Healthy and intact skin creates a reliable barrier to…

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