What happens and how immunity is formed in humans
Today the word "immunity" is heard. We all know that immunity must be enhanced, strengthened, strengthened. And when it weakens, we begin to hurt. And what is included in this…

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Anemia: types, manifestations, consequences
What is anemia? Anemia, or colloquially anemia, is a pathological condition characterized by a decrease in hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia itself is not a disease, but a consequence of…

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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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had serious infections

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

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.

Antibiotics really help cope with many serious infections, but only if taken correctly.

To understand in which case the drug will work, and in which it will be completely useless and even harmful, you need to imagine how the antibiotic works in the human body.

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How is an allergy to cold

Winter cold affects people in different ways. Some more tightly wrapped in fur coats and scarves and easily tolerate cold. They only occasionally notice: “frost is growing.” Others, those who are significantly less fortunate, regularly see skin irritations, rashes, and inflammations. Such manifestations may indicate an allergy to cold. What is a pathology? And can it be neutralized?

Pathological allergy
For a long time, doctors did not recognize the specific reaction of the skin to cold as an allergy. Not surprising. After all, frost or snow do not contain substances that can trigger a pathological reaction (allergens). Could there be an allergy to cold in this case? Until today, the nature of such an unusual reaction of the skin to frost has not been fully studied. But doctors attributed these manifestations to pseudo-allergies. Continue reading

How we age: sarcopenia
The aging process begins in the body after 25-30 years, when there are still no signs. But aging is not only wrinkles on the face and gray hair, and not…

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What is the danger of vitamin C deficiency?
Frequent headaches, chronic fatigue, high irritability, especially in combination with bleeding gums, may indicate a lack of vitamin C. Therefore, do not rush to take an analgesic. You may need…

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Anemia: types, manifestations, consequences
What is anemia? Anemia, or colloquially anemia, is a pathological condition characterized by a decrease in hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia itself is not a disease, but a consequence of…

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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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