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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?
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