What is the danger of vitamin C deficiency?
Frequent headaches, chronic fatigue, high irritability, especially in combination with bleeding gums, may indicate a lack of vitamin C. Therefore, do not rush to take an analgesic. You may need…

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Measles in a child: symptoms and treatment. Can I get sick after vaccination or repeatedly?
There is a set of symptoms by which measles can be recognized in a child. This is an acute infectious viral disease that does not tolerate self-medication. The causative agent…

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8 reasons why it's hard to get up in the morning and how to deal with it
How do you want to turn off the persistently ringing alarm clock in the morning. And even the melody, which once seemed pleasant, now causes only irritation. A familiar condition?…

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most difficult diagnoses

How to distinguish a sore throat from a cold

Angina, probably, at least once in his life, everyone was ill. What is this disease? What are its causes, and most importantly, what to do with angina?

An acute infection that affects mainly the palatine tonsils is a sore throat, or, strictly scientifically, acute tonsillitis.

What are the causes of angina?
This infection is mainly caused by bacteria, mainly streptococcus. But the pathogen is both a fungus and a virus.

Often, angina becomes a complication of a respiratory viral infection, the well-known SARS. Then they talk about joining a bacterial infection.

How is angina transmitted? Most people get infected with sore throat by airborne droplets, although transmission of the infection through household items is also sometimes found. Continue reading

Differences between viral infection and bacterial

Acute respiratory infections always appear out of place. Yesterday, the body was full of strength, and today weakness, fever, runny nose just knocked down. To find the right treatment, you need to figure out who became the culprit of the disease – viruses or bacteria. Of course, doing it yourself is not easy. Nevertheless, there are some tips on how to distinguish a viral infection from a bacterial one.

Why you need to distinguish between viruses and bacteria
In the autumn-winter period, the number of colds increases. Respiratory infections are most often caused by viruses or bacteria. Pathologies provoked by such pathogens have similar symptoms. Therefore, it is very difficult to distinguish between them. Meanwhile, it is necessary to determine the type of infection.

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9 important symptoms of iodine deficiency

Nature took great care of man, making it possible to make up for the deficiency of nutrients from food, the environment, and water. However, people did not appreciate this gift. Pollution of air, water, production of non-natural products led to various unpleasant consequences. One of them was iodine deficiency. Why is this trace element needed? And what are the consequences of its lack?

Why does a person need iodine
Iodine is a water soluble trace element. It is found in many foods (in shrimp, seaweed). They are rich in sea air and water. In the human body, iodine is responsible for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Thanks to this microelement, the most important hormones are synthesized – thyroxine and triiodothyronine. They provide the correct course of metabolism, cell division, heat transfer in the body and many other functions.

If we talk about iodine, then it participates in the following functions:

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Rubella during pregnancy
The rubella disease of pregnant women is fraught with serious consequences for the unborn child. Cause Rubella is caused by a virus that is transmitted by airborne droplets. The source…

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High fever in a child
Always have a first aid note on hand for a child with a high fever. High temperature in a child often takes parents by surprise. When the baby becomes weak…

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8 reasons why it's hard to get up in the morning and how to deal with it
How do you want to turn off the persistently ringing alarm clock in the morning. And even the melody, which once seemed pleasant, now causes only irritation. A familiar condition?…

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High fever in a child
Always have a first aid note on hand for a child with a high fever. High temperature in a child often takes parents by surprise. When the baby becomes weak…

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