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
Excellent health few can boast of. Bad ecology, a busy rhythm of life, heredity, bad habits contribute to the development of diseases. And even half of those who are confident in their good health are often mistaken. After all, pathologies are able to proceed secretively for a long time.
The only method to detect diseases at the initial stage is a regular medical examination. It remains only to remember what research needs to be done and how often to take tests. Continue reading
If at the word “barley” the imagination draws a picture of an eared field, then you are very lucky. So, you have never encountered an unpleasant and painful pathology in your eyes. Unfortunately, not all people are among such lucky ones. Some were able to fully experience how painful a cold in the eye, called barley.
Briefly about pathology
The inflammatory process affecting the mucous membrane of the eyelid is commonly called barley. Pathology received such a specific name for its appearance. Inflammation really resembles a small cereal grain. Continue reading