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 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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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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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

What is the danger of rubella in adults?

German measles, measles rubella, rubella – rubella, a viral disease related to childhood infections, is hidden behind all these names. Children are more susceptible to this infection, but an adult can also get it. Moreover, in recent years there have been more cases of “adult” rubella.

Why do adults get sick?
Strange as it may seem, this is due to universal vaccination. Continue reading

Rhesus conflict during pregnancy: consequences for the baby

To understand what threatens a pregnant woman with a Rhesus conflict, you should have an idea about him. Surely many have heard that our blood is Rh-positive or Rh-negative. Nevertheless, this is far from everyone.

Rhesus factor – what is it?
This is the name for a specific protein located on human red blood cells. Not everyone has it, but most have 85% of the world’s population. When it is, they say that the blood is Rh-positive, when it is absent – Rh-negative. Continue reading

When honey can be harmful to the body
Honey has long been perceived as a panacea, if not from everyone, then from most of the diseases. It strengthens the immune system, helps fight colds and even strengthens the…

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Infertility is not a sentence
Infertility is the scourge of our time. The infections, hormonal imbalances, poor-quality, “artificial” food products, the frantic pace of modern life, constant stress are to blame for this. And as…

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Frambesia or "tropical syphilis" - what is it and what is dangerous
Frambesia is an infectious disease that affects the skin, cartilage and bones. It is caused by the bacterium Treponema pertenue. This is a subspecies of spirochetes, belonging to the same…

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Guide on how to temper properly
Regular colds, chills from the cold, fear of even the slightest draft - all this speaks of the low protective functions of the body. However, do not shrug - what…

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