Runny nose with blood - what does it mean?
A runny nose alone does not indicate severe pathology. It periodically appears in all people. This symptom indicates a cold. But if there is blood in the discharge from the…

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Atopic dermatitis in children: do you need a diet and how to treat it
Atopic dermatitis (ATD) is a chronic skin disease that may have a hereditary predisposition. Such a diagnosis is made solely by clinical manifestations. It is characterized by a violation of…

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Allergies to cats: symptoms and causes
Allergies in children to cats are one of the most common types of allergies. Many people mistakenly think that it is the animal’s hair that is to blame, but this…

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What is the danger of hypothermia for the body?

What is hypothermia?
Lowering body temperature below the level necessary for the natural functioning of organs and maintaining metabolism is called hypothermia. In the people, such a condition is better known as hypothermia.

The body temperature of a healthy person is 36.6 ° C. Slight deviations from 36.0 ° C to 36.9 ° C are possible. The mechanism of thermoregulation is responsible for supporting such indicators. It is he who resists the cold acting on the body. As soon as the body temperature begins to drop, the thermoregulatory mechanism immediately activates the metabolism. This leads to an increase in heat generation and a decrease in its return.

But if the cold acts on the body for a long time, then its own resources are exhausted. Body temperature begins to decline. The physiological norm, after which the processes occurring in the body are disrupted, is an indicator of 34.0 ° C. If the temperature drops below this value, hypothermia develops. 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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Diabetes and health: the most common diabetes
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a very serious disease. Violation of carbohydrate metabolism (namely, this is diabetes) has a negative effect on the whole body. That is why people suffering from…

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What is the danger of hypothermia for the body?
What is hypothermia? Lowering body temperature below the level necessary for the natural functioning of organs and maintaining metabolism is called hypothermia. In the people, such a condition is better…

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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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Allergies to cats: symptoms and causes
Allergies in children to cats are one of the most common types of allergies. Many people mistakenly think that it is the animal’s hair that is to blame, but this…

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