Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, myocardial infarction – and peripheral vascular disease.
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Acupuncture, or acapuncture, is an ancient method of treatment based on the action of needles on the so-called biologically active points of the body. It is also called reflexology, acupuncture.
Acupuncture originated in ancient China more than 6 thousand years ago. It is based on the doctrine of the vital energy of qi, which circulates through the body through special channels – meridians, so that all organs and systems of a person work normally. A disease occurs when obstacles arise in the way of energy and its flow is disturbed. Continue reading
Heart disease in newborns, or congenital heart disease, are various anatomical abnormalities that occur in the structures of the heart and large vessels during fetal development. Heart defects in newborns are difficult, circulatory failure often joins them.
Doctors distinguish “blue” and “white” heart diseases, depending on whether the disease is accompanied by cyanosis – bluish skin and mucous membranes, which in turn is determined by the low oxygen content in the blood and high – carbon dioxide. Continue reading