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 proposed – immunomodulators (regulating the immune system) and immunostimulants (enhancing immunity). Advertising promises that as soon as you start taking these miracle pills, your immunity will strengthen and all diseases will recede. Is it so?
In fact, doctors have no consensus on the benefits of drugs that affect the immune system. But they agree on one thing: immunomodulators and immunostimulants should be taken only as directed by a doctor. These drugs are not as harmless as the advertisement claims. They can cause significant harm to health if you take them just like that, just in case. Each drug has its own indications, and they must be taken into Continue reading
Anogenital warts: causes and methods of control
Warts are small (most often) growths on the skin that have a benign nature. The culprit of the appearance of warts, modern medicine considers the human papillomavirus (hereinafter HPV), which, according to the World Health Organization, infected from 60 to 70% of the total population of our planet.
But if warts, for example on the fingers, are perceived as an annoying nuisance, then anogenital * warts, they are genital warts, or Latin Condylomata acuminata, is already a serious problem. More than 40 of Continue reading
An ordinary wart and a malignant tumor – what do they have in common? No, no, a wart will not degenerate into cancer. However, there is something that unites them – this is HPV, human papillomavirus, or human papillomavirus.
What is HPV?
Under this name is a whole group of viruses of a general nature containing DNA. There are 27 species and about 200 strains. Designate them with numbers: HPV (HPV – human papillomavirus) 1, 2, 16, etc.
The absolute majority of the world’s population is infected with these viruses: according to scientists, Continue reading