Food intolerance and allergy: what is the difference?
These two pathological conditions are often confused. But in fact they are completely different for reasons, and for the mechanism of action, and for symptoms, and for prognosis. Treatment for…

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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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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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What diseases are transmitted through a kiss?

We know, we know – you say. This is a cold and flu, and kissing with a sneezing, coughing or fever would be unreasonable. But it turns out that these infections are not limited to. There are even sexually transmitted diseases transmitted through a kiss. The infection enters the body through saliva, enters the bloodstream through injuries in the mouth, including through microcracks, which you do not suspect.

So what can you get infected through a kiss?

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First aid for insect bites

For long, cold and dark winter days, we look forward to the summer – the sun, heat, flowers and greenery. But when it finally comes, to enjoy it to the full we are prevented by various “biting” insects – mosquitoes, midges, wasps, bees, ticks. And it would be okay if the whole thing came down to only minor inconveniences – itching and redness at the site of the bite. But in some cases, the effects of an insect attack can be much more serious. Along with redness, swelling, itching, an allergic reaction to poison can also develop. Continue reading

Nutritional Supplements: Truth and Myths

We buy most of the products in stores, and these products, as a rule, have undergone industrial processing. And this means that we, whether we like it or not, eat a considerable amount of food additives every day. What do we know about these substances? Our ideas about food additives are vague and contradictory: from “all this is terrible poison” to “it’s okay, because they are not prohibited.”

What are nutritional supplements for?
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Not so scary hell: the most popular side effects of birth control
All medicines have their own side effects. Contraceptives are no exception. Such actions are listed in the long instructions enclosed in the package. However, you should not be afraid of…

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Violent bloating
Bloating, or, as doctors say, flatulence, is a very common phenomenon. It is caused by the accumulation of a significant amount of gas in the intestine and is manifested by…

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The latent threat: what is the danger of chlamydia
Chlamydia are pathogenic microbacteria (some scientists consider them to be something between viruses and bacteria), causing infectious diseases in humans and animals. There are several varieties of these microorganisms; for…

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Is there life after childbirth: what is postpartum depression
Nine months of impatient expectation of the desired baby, and now the birth is behind. Everything went well, the young mother is finally at home. But a few days passed…

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