Unusual Diseases: Aarskog Syndrome
Aarskog’s syndrome, aka Aaskorg-Scott syndrome, aka faciosydigitogenital dysplasia, is a very rare hereditary disease: it occurs in one out of a million people. It manifests itself as pathological changes in…

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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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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…

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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 vitamins. The risk of vitamin deficiency increases in the spring, when the body lacks vitamins C, A, E, D.

Causes of vitamin deficiency
• Unbalanced nutrition
Vitamins enter the human body with food or are synthesized in it from their predecessors – provitamins under certain conditions. A uniform diet, the absence of important components in the diet: vegetables, or protein foods, or fats – leads to a deficiency of vitamins and vitamin deficiency. 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

Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?

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

What are the signs of low hemoglobin?
A lower than normal hemoglobin level in the blood is not in itself a disease. But this is a symptom that indicates that health is not all right. Moreover, it…

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Diseases of exotic countries
Turkey The country is not too exotic, moreover, perfectly inhabited by Russians. Nevertheless, there are careless tourists lurking their sores. This is primarily malaria and dysentery. True, you can catch…

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Protein deficiency in the body: symptoms and methods of replenishment
Proteins are the main material that our body consists of. Lack of proteins leads to serious consequences, up to disruption of all organs and systems. What is protein and why…

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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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