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…

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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…

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Influenza and SARS in allergic children. How to help a child?
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…

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immune system

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
Thyrotoxicosis in itself is not a disease, it is a consequence and manifestation of diseases in which

1) the thyroid gland produces excess hormones;

2) gland cells are destroyed, and hormones enter the bloodstream. Continue reading

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

What vitamins do our skin need?

The body needs vitamins for proper functioning. Deficiency of such substances may not be detected for a long time.

However, destructive processes are already running. Feeling a lack of vitamins, the body redistributes the remaining useful substances, trying to fully saturate the internal organs. At the same time, he mercilessly devastates skin resources. Well, why do you need delicate skin or beautiful hair if the heart or liver suffers?

It’s hard to argue with such an axiom. Yes and no need. It is enough to know what vitamins are necessary for the beauty of the skin, and timely fill the shortage. Continue reading

Acupuncture
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…

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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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Can a cold be cured in one day?
No one is safe from colds. And for some reason, she always catches up with us at the wrong time: before a responsible exam, on the eve of an important…

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Urticaria on the body
Urticaria is not one, but a whole group of diseases that have a different nature, but have the same symptoms - the appearance on the skin of blisters similar to…

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