A lower than normal hemoglobin level in the blood is not in itself a disease. But this is a symptom that indicates that health is not all right. Moreover, it can be quite serious problems – because hemoglobin performs the most important function in the body.
What does hemoglobin mean for the body?
Hemoglobin is a component of red blood cell cells and is a protein containing iron. It is because of this component that our blood is colored red.
Each hemoglobin molecule contains four iron atoms. This iron has the property of easily binding to molecules of oxygen and carbon dioxide and just as easily give them. This determines the main function of hemoglobin – oxygen metabolism, namely: nutrition of the body with oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide from it. Continue reading
Dysbacteriosis is an imbalance in the microflora in the human body.
Our body is home to many different bacteria. Some of them are useful, supportive of vital functions and necessary for health, others are referred to as conditionally pathogenic. Under certain conditions, they begin to multiply intensively, displacing beneficial microorganisms, and then the balance of microflora is disturbed and various disorders occur. This condition is called dysbiosis. Most often, intestinal dysbiosis occurs.
Representatives of normal microflora include lactobacilli, bacteriodes, bifidobacteria, enterococci and Escherichia coli, conditionally pathogenic – staphylococci, Proteus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, etc. Continue reading
Are you familiar with a situation where a child goes to kindergarten for several days and then falls ill at home for 2-3 weeks? Everything is even worse if the baby suffers from allergies, as any cold turns into a parental nightmare. How to help an allergic child recover faster?
Influenza and SARS in allergic children. How to help a child?
In the cold season, the number of cases of acute respiratory viral infections increases significantly. This is due to the fact that the child spends most of the time in the summer on the street, and with the onset of rains and colds he is increasingly finding himself in a room where viruses are easier to spread. During the heating season, a lot of viruses “fly” in the dry air in the kindergarten: from the banal respiratory syncytial to severe strains of the flu. Continue reading