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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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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How to cure a sore throat
Angina is a common disease that is caused by an infection. More often than others, those who like to indulge in ice cream or who prefer to drink chilled drinks…

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tuberculosis infection

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! The carriers of this virus in the middle lane are only a few percent of ticks.

Also, to protect yourself, you can get vaccinated. The first – in the fall, and the second – in the early spring.

Before going to the forest or the countryside, treat clothes with repellents. They can not be applied to the skin, but if the tick clings to such a tissue, it will die within a few minutes. Continue reading

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

Tuberculosis

For some time from the moment of detection of pulmonary tuberculosis and until hospitalization, the patient lives at home. Yes, and after treatment in a hospital, although to a lesser extent, it can be dangerous to others if it does not stop the secretion of bacteria.

All this time, the patient himself and his family members are required to comply with the sanitary-hygienic and anti-epidemic regime that prevents the spread of infection. It is necessary to remember and carefully follow the recommendations of the medical staff of the TB dispensary, which provides disinfectants for the disinfection of household items seeded with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Continue reading

How to cure a sore throat
Angina is a common disease that is caused by an infection. More often than others, those who like to indulge in ice cream or who prefer to drink chilled drinks…

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Cleansing the body and losing weight with clay
Many probably heard about the clay diet, but almost no one knows how to use it correctly. Clay has many useful properties. This is an indispensable material for cleansing 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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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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