Immunomodulators and immunostimulants: truth and myths about magic pills
If earlier it was said that all diseases are from nerves, now weakened immunity is blamed for everything. In order to strengthen it, a large number of various means are…

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Shellfish on the body
So in everyday life is called molluscum contagiosum - a viral infection characterized by a rash on the skin of dense, small nodules. Causes mollusks on the body of a…

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Dysbacteriosis
Dysbacteriosis is a violation of the balance of microflora in the human body. Our body is home to many different bacteria. Some of them are useful, supportive of vital functions…

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beneficial microflora

Is there any benefit in canned foods?

Canning as a method of procuring food for a long time was invented back in 1809 by the French chef François Uper. Such blanks immediately attracted attention and firmly entered into human life.

Today it is difficult to imagine how you can do without a crispy cucumber or pickled tomato, without mouth-watering jam and delicious jam. Meanwhile, many people consider canned goods to be dangerous products and strongly recommend abandoning them. So, what are canned food, what is their benefit and what is the harm.

The main complaints about canned foods
Many people are very belligerent about canned foods. They sincerely believe that such products are not Continue reading

From frost to heat: what is the danger of a sharp temperature drop

Facial redness
As is known from physics, in the cold, the vessels narrow and in the heat, on the contrary, expand. Thisexplains the redness of the skin. Blush all over the cheek that appears after frost, it seems, should not upset us. Worse, when the nose turns red – it is ugly, but not only. The fact is that such sharp jumps in temperature are a risk factor for rosacea – a disease associated with loss of elasticity in capillaries. As a result of this, microcirculation is disturbed, the nutrition of the skin is deteriorating, the networks of blood vessels, asterisks appear on it.

Nose snot
Such a flow from the nose represents the protection of the body from microbes and the restoration of the normal functioning of this organ. Our nasal cavity is usually wet, covered with mucus, which collects dust and pathogenic microbes, without passing them into the body. Then all this dirt is removed by cilia, which constantly oscillate in the direction of exit from the nose. At low temperatures, the vessels in the nose narrow, the mucous membrane of the nose dries up, the movement of the cilia slows down. In the warmth, the vessels expand, a secret is produced (those same snot), which moisturizes the mucous membrane and removes “debris” from the nose – after all, in the cold, the nose cleaning system worked half-heartedly. Usually snot stops after 10-15 minutes. Continue reading

How to cure a cold?

There is probably no person who would not have a cold. Runny nose, cough, headache – these symptoms are known to everyone. Of course, the peak of colds occurs in the fall, but summer colds are not such a rare occurrence. It seems, how can one get sick when there is such heat on the street? But it’s very simple: you’re hot, thirsty and now you swallow ice coke in one gulp. Or turn on the air conditioner at full power. Or open all the windows in the car and enjoy the headwind blowing around your hot face. And now it is stuffed up in my throat, drunk in my nose – it’s a cold. And instead of going to the beach or the forest on weekends, you have to lie at home in bed and swallow medicines.

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Genital warts of the anogenital region: how to deal with them?
Benign skin tumors are called anogenital warts, or genital warts, the cause of which is infection of the body with human papillomavirus (HPV), mainly types 16, 18, 31, 39. Genital…

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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,…

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Non-childish problems: what is the danger of measles in adults
Although it is considered a childhood infection, measles may well affect an adult. Is an adult likely to get infected? Should he be vaccinated against the disease? How to understand…

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Do adults need vaccinations?
Vaccination is often associated with childhood. And many people are confident that once they enter adulthood, vaccinations can be forgotten. And the recommendation to do revaccination (re-vaccination) is puzzling. Why…

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