Swimming is an affordable and popular form of mass sport. You can swim at any age, there are minimum contraindications for swimming in the pool, and the health benefits are huge. However, many are afraid to visit the public pool for fear of catching some kind of infection. How justified are such fears? Is it possible to get something in the public pool? And if so, how to protect yourself from infections as much as possible?
Where is the danger lurking?
Not at all in the water, as many people think. Water in a public pool is constantly disinfected, and the chances of catching an infection through water are low. Continue reading
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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If ordinary people are asked the question: “Where are the viruses and bacteria most often found?”, Then nine out of ten people will say: “In the toilet”. And make a mistake. It turns out that there are much more “dirty” places that are dangerous from the point of view of the risk of infectious diseases, the causative agents of which are precisely bacteria and viruses.
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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
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 an increase in the volume of the abdomen, a sensation of fullness from the inside, rumbling, and the release of digestive gases. This digestive disorder may be a symptom of a digestive system disease, or it may be a reaction of the body to eating foods that cause increased gas formation in the intestines, or spoiled foods. Continue reading