How to distinguish angina from colds
Angina, probably, at least once in a life has had everybody. What is this disease? What are its causes, and most importantly, what to do with angina? An acute infection…

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What can be infected when swimming and how to avoid it
As soon as warm days are established, the first most seasoned citizens open the swimming season. Well, when the heat comes, literally everything rushes to the water. On such days,…

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Chest pain is not a heart problem
If there is pain in the chest, then the first thing we suspect is heart pain. However, doctors say that about 25% of patients referring to them for alleged heart…

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Immunomodulators and immunostimulants: the truth and myths about magic pills

If they used to say that all diseases are from nerves, now they are blamed for weakened immunity. 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 begin to take these miracle pills, your immunity will be strengthened and all diseases will recede. Is it so? Continue reading

Getting rid of coughing right

Cough accompanies many different diseases. It may be minor. In this case, a person has only a slight cough. Or, on the contrary, a cough can become painful. This symptom causes a flood of tears and tearing pain in the chest. These are different types of cough. And with each of them you need to fight right. So, how to treat a cough? And what to look for in order to choose the right treatment? Continue reading

Non-child problems: the danger of measles in adults

Although it is considered a pediatric infection, measles may well affect an adult. Is an adult likely to become infected? Does he need to be vaccinated against the disease? How to understand that this is exactly measles, not flu, for example? And what is the danger of measles?

How can you get infected?
The measles virus (its causative agent) is transmitted only by airborne droplets: it is released into the air by the sick during coughing, sneezing and even breathing and gets on the mucous membranes of the nose and oral cavity of others. Continue reading

Hereditary diseases
Hereditary diseases are diseases caused by chromosomal and gene mutations. Some confuse hereditary diseases with congenital diseases. Indeed, congenital diseases, that is, diseases with which a child is born, may…

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Is elevated temperature a dangerous signal?
Everybody came up with fever, and more than once. Most often it is associated with a cold or flu - the most common viral infections. But it happens that the…

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How we age: what happens to us and how to deal with it
In 20 years you don’t think about old age, but after 30 you start to feel the inexorable movement of time. Is it possible to postpone the natural aging process?…

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A runny nose with blood - what does this mean?
A runny nose in itself does not indicate severe pathology. It periodically appears in all people. This symptom indicates cold. But if blood is found in nasal discharge, this phenomenon…

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