Do I need to remove an ovarian cyst?
Is an ovarian cyst dangerous, and if so, how much? How to treat her? Is it necessary to remove the cyst or can I do without surgery? These and similar…

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What is the power: vitamins and minerals
Men need vitamins no less than women. A deficiency of nutrients leads to a deterioration in well-being, affects the work of important organs. Amid a lack of minerals and vitamins,…

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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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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.

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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, this is far from everyone.

Rhesus factor – what is it?
This is the name for a specific protein located on human red blood cells. Not everyone has it, but the majority – 85% of the world’s population. When it is, they say that the blood is Rh-positive, when it is absent – Rh-negative.

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Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?

Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them, unlike children, the disease is much more severe, its symptoms are more pronounced, and most importantly, it can cause serious complications to the brain, internal organs, joints, blood system.

Rubella is very dangerous for women who are expecting a baby.

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Prostatitis and infertility
The desire for procreation is one of the basic human needs. Any man treats his sexual health with special trepidation. It is important for him to have a good erection.…

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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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To drink or not to drink: how to take painkillers correctly
Anesthetics, which are completely safe at first glance and are necessary for discomfort, can cause serious harm to the body. Man, experiencing painful sensations, seeks to get rid of them.…

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What are the signs of low hemoglobin?
A lower than normal hemoglobin level in the blood is not in itself a disease. But this is a symptom that indicates that health is not all right. Moreover, it…

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