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What is porphyria
Porphyria, or rather, porphyria is a whole group of genetic diseases characterized by impaired porphyrin metabolism.
Porphyrins are red pigments (porphyria translated from Greek is purple), from which heme is formed – an integral part of hemoglobin. Porphyrins are synthesized in the liver and bone marrow. Continue reading
What does thick blood mean
Blood is a biological fluid consisting of liquid plasma, in which in certain quantities in suspension there are cells – red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, the so-called shaped elements. Due to them, blood has a certain density, or viscosity, which is defined as the ratio between these cells and blood plasma. This ratio is called hematocrit, or hematocrit. Normal hematocrit values are 0.40–0.48 for men and 0.36–0.46 for women.
When we say “thick blood”, we mean that it has increased viscosity, that is, the hematocrit is increased. Continue reading
Dysbacteriosis is an imbalance in the microflora in the human body.
Our body is home to many different bacteria. Some of them are useful, supportive of vital functions and necessary for health, others are referred to as conditionally pathogenic. Under certain conditions, they begin to multiply intensively, displacing beneficial microorganisms, and then the balance of microflora is disturbed and various disorders occur. This condition is called dysbiosis. Most often, intestinal dysbiosis occurs. Continue reading