Signs of rubella
Rubella is an acute viral infectious disease. Her symptoms were first described by the German physician F. Hoffmann in 1740, but the causes of the disease became known only in…

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All you need to know about blood donation
Blood donation, that is, voluntary blood donation for those who need it, is a noble cause. After all, your blood can save a person’s life. But often people are afraid…

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What is the danger of raising cholesterol in the blood?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance, without which the normal functioning of the human body is impossible. Cholesterol is a kind of building frame that ensures the stability of cell membranes.…

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Thick blood: what is it and what needs to be done

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

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

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,…

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Protein deficiency in the body: symptoms and methods of replenishment
Proteins are the main material that our body consists of. Lack of proteins leads to serious consequences, up to disruption of all organs and systems. What is protein and why…

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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,…

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What is a frozen pregnancy
By this name it is customary to understand the condition when the embryo (or fetus) does not grow and does not develop and dies. Frozen pregnancy is also known as…

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