How antibiotics work: when they are effective and useless
Some swallow antibiotics at the slightest cold, while others categorically refuse to take them even with severe pneumonia, considering them terribly harmful. Both that and other approach are absolutely incorrect.…

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How to determine vitamin deficiency
Vitamin deficiency - a deficiency of vitamins in the body - manifests itself in different ways depending on which vitamin is missing. More often faced with a lack of several…

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Signs of Anemia
Anemia is a collective name. A number of pathological conditions are hidden under it, common in which there will be a low level of hemoglobin in the blood. The causes…

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genitourinary organs

Gaucher disease

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.
Gaucher disease

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

How often do you need to be tested

Excellent health few can boast of. Bad ecology, a busy rhythm of life, heredity, bad habits contribute to the development of diseases. And even half of those who are confident in their good health are often mistaken. After all, pathologies are able to proceed secretively for a long time.

The only method to detect diseases at the initial stage is a regular medical examination. It remains only to remember what research needs to be done and how often to take tests.

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Anaphylactic shock: what to do before the ambulance arrives?

Anaphylactic shock: what to do before the ambulance arrives?
Anaphylaxis, also called anaphylactic shock, is an allergic reaction that proceeds extremely severely and is deadly.

How does anaphylactic shock develop?
It occurs when the body meets the allergen for the second time. When an allergen substance first enters the body, the immune system reacts to it, producing specific substances – immunoglobulins. The so-called sensitization of the body.

When the same allergen comes into contact with the body a second time, it is recognized by immunoglobulins and the immune cells in response emit special substances – inflammatory mediators that give an allergic reaction: itching, swelling, and a drop in pressure. Continue reading

Thyrotoxicosis: symptoms, causes, treatment
Thyrotoxicosis, otherwise hyperthyroidism, is a pathological condition characterized by the fact that a large number of thyroid hormones are produced in the body by the thyroid gland. Causes of thyrotoxicosis…

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What mental illnesses are inherited?
Are mental illnesses inherited? This question worries many parents. It is very scary to “reward” your child with a mental disorder. How are mental illnesses transmitted? The fact that mental…

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Dysbacteriosis
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…

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Dizziness after eating
Usually the head is spinning from hunger, but it happens that this unpleasant phenomenon occurs after eating. Dizziness may be accompanied by nausea, noise or ringing in the ears and…

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