Acupuncture, or acapuncture, is an ancient method of treatment based on the action of needles on the so-called biologically active points of the body. It is also called reflexology, acupuncture.
Acupuncture originated in ancient China more than 6 thousand years ago. It is based on the doctrine of the vital energy of qi, which circulates through the body through special channels – meridians, so that all organs and systems of a person work normally. A disease occurs when obstacles arise in the way of energy and its flow is disturbed. Continue reading
Heart disease in newborns, or congenital heart disease, are various anatomical abnormalities that occur in the structures of the heart and large vessels during fetal development. Heart defects in newborns are difficult, circulatory failure often joins them.
Doctors distinguish “blue” and “white” heart diseases, depending on whether the disease is accompanied by cyanosis – bluish skin and mucous membranes, which in turn is determined by the low oxygen content in the blood and high – carbon dioxide. Continue reading
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. Meanwhile, not every pain can be suppressed by analgesics. In what cases and why you can not drink painkillers, and when is it necessary?
What types of pain are
Pain is a signal that indicates any malfunctions or disorders that occur in the body. It varies in intensity. It can occur periodically or torment constantly.
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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 the 20th century, when rubella virus was isolated and studied in 1961.
Typically, rubella in children is easy, unlike adults, who are characterized by a severe course of the disease. Those who have had rubella have immunity to this virus throughout their lives.
From the moment of infection to the appearance of the first signs of rubella, 11 to 24 days, usually 16–20 days, pass. During this period, some patients may feel unwell, weak, tired, their temperature may slightly increase. Continue reading
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