causes, symptoms, treatment

Anemia: types, manifestations, consequences
What is anemia? Anemia, or colloquially anemia, is a pathological condition characterized by a decrease in hemoglobin in the blood. Anemia itself is not a disease, but a consequence of…

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Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which arteries are affected and lipid and protein metabolism in blood vessels is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension,…

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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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Hemophilia in children

Hemophilia in children is a hereditary disease that manifests itself in periodic bleeding due to a malfunction of the blood coagulation system.

Blood coagulation occurs with the participation of 12 factors. If any factor is absent or its level is reduced, the blood coagulation process is violated.

Three types of hemophilia are distinguished:

hemophilia A (classic) – lack of antihemophilic globulin – factor VIII; Continue reading

Body acidification – what is it? Signs and Causes

Our body is a very complex system, where millions of various biochemical processes continuously occur. In order for it to work smoothly, it is necessary to maintain certain constant parameters: body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, etc. The constancy of the parameters of the internal environment of the body is called homeostasis. As soon as a failure occurs somewhere and the balance is disturbed, various diseases and pathologies arise. Continue reading

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 does the body need it
Protein is an organic substance made up of amino acids that are linked together by a chain. In living organisms, there are 20 amino acids in total, but thanks to various combinations, they form the whole variety of proteins. Continue reading

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

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 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

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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Unusual Diseases: Water Cancer
Water cancer has nothing to do with oncology, although this disease is no less severe and dangerous. Water cancer is an old name, as well as anton fire face. Now…

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Grandma’s methods: why do i need an iodine grid
Older people remember that in childhood, with bruises or colds, mothers painted a grid on their body with iodine. And today, many have not refused such treatment. And what helps…

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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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