A rather rare hereditary disease characterized by the fact that a patient accumulates fats of a certain type in the cells of bones and internal organs – glucocerebrosides. Gaucher disease is a rare disease, it occurs in one of 40-100 thousand. But in closed ethnic communities in which kinship is common, cases of the disease can be an order of magnitude more.
The “culprit” of this pathology is a mutated gene responsible for the activity of the enzyme that breaks down fats (lipids) of glucocerebrosides. As a result, these unprocessed lipids accumulate in the cells of various organs. Hence the second name of the disease – glucocerebroside lipidosis. Continue reading
What is acupuncture and how does it work
Acupuncture, or acapuncture, is an ancient method of treatment based on the action of needles on the so-called biologically active points of the body. It is also called reflexology, acupuncture.
Acupuncture originated in ancient China more than 6 thousand years ago. It is based on the doctrine of the vital energy of qi, which circulates through the body through special channels – meridians, so that all organs and systems of a person work normally. A disease occurs when obstacles arise in the way of energy and its flow is disturbed. As a result, an excess of energy appears in one organ, and a lack of energy in another – that is, the balance of energies is upset. By acting with needles at certain points – biologically active, or reflex, you can eliminate these obstacles and restore the correct passage of qi along the meridians. How? Each reflex point is associated with a specific organ, and with mechanical stimulation with a needle, the influx of energy to the diseased organ increases or, on the contrary, decreases. Continue reading
Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them, unlike children, the disease is much more severe, its symptoms are more pronounced, and most importantly, it can cause serious complications to the brain, internal organs, joints, blood system.
Rubella is very dangerous for women who are expecting a baby.
What is the danger of rubella for a pregnant
Rubella virus, multiplying in the body, enters the bloodstream and spreads with blood flow to all organs. In pregnant women, the virus easily passes through the placental vessels, settling in the fetal cells. Continue reading