At 20, you don’t think about old age, but after 30 you already begin to feel the inexorable movement of time. Can the natural aging process be pushed back? Yes you can. But for each age, the recipe for anti-aging therapy will be different.
You are 20 years old
It would seem that this is the heyday of youth. But actually the aging process is already running:
the skeleton stops growing;
brain cells gradually die; Continue reading
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 to donate blood: they are afraid that it is unhealthy, that it hurts, that they can become infected, etc. Let us try to answer the most common questions regarding blood donation.
Can all be donors?
No, not all. A person can become a blood donor:
at the age of 18 to 60 years;
weighing at least 50 kg;
a citizen of the Russian Federation or living in Russia for at least a year on legal grounds;
not having medical contraindications to donation. Continue reading
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 can be quite serious problems – because hemoglobin performs the most important function in the body.
What does hemoglobin mean for the body?
Hemoglobin is a component of red blood cell cells and is a protein containing iron. It is because of this component that our blood is colored red.
Each hemoglobin molecule contains four iron atoms. This iron has the property of easily binding to molecules of oxygen and carbon dioxide and just as easily give them. This determines the main function of hemoglobin – oxygen metabolism, namely: nutrition of the body with oxygen and removal of carbon dioxide from it. Continue reading