Rubella: for whom a childhood illness can be dangerous?
Rubella is a viral infectious disease that occurs quite easily in childhood, but harder in adulthood. Rubella is especially dangerous during pregnancy, because it causes severe malformations in the fetus…

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Diphtheria: what should be known about the disease that Dr. Komarovsky predicts in Ukraine?
Currently, the largest outbreak of measles outbreaks in Ukraine has been recorded in recent years. In this regard, the well-known pediatrician Yevgeny Komarovsky, on January 16, 2018, published an official…

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Mite encephalitis: How to protect yourself from illness?
Mite encephalitis is an infectious viral disease that affects mainly the central nervous system of a person and is transmitted through bites of ticks. This virus is sensitive to environmental…

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Monthly Archives: April 2019

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Heart valve failure: how to suspect pathology?

Headaches, fatigue for no apparent reason may indicate heart disease. One of such often diagnosed pathologies of the heart is prolapse, in other words, insufficiency of the mitral valve, which can be asymptomatic. A person can live for years and not suspect that one of the valves of his heart has a defect. This pathology is detected during examinations of the heart; it does not pose a threat to human health and life in most cases. Continue reading

Defibrillation: a 10-minute chance to save lives

Defibrillation is the process by which ventricular fibrillation is removed. Fibrillation or ventricular fibrillation is a pathological condition when there are no effective contractions of the heart.
This condition cannot stop at one moment, it is possible only with the help of electrical defibrillation.
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Hypertensive crisis: first aid and prevention of pressure increase

A sudden sharp increase in blood pressure is called a hypertensive crisis. People with high blood pressure (chronic hypertension or arterial hypertension) control their blood pressure with tonometers and take special medications. However, in the heat, the frequency of hypertensive crises increases, if not watch, besides such an attack of a sharp increase in pressure can occur not only in hypertensive patients. Continue reading

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What is angina and how to treat it?
When we hear the word "treatment", we understand that we are talking about the illness of a person who needs help. It is possible to apply treatment when its cause…

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Koksaki virus or hand-foot-mouth syndrome: not as scary as it sounds
Extremely summer, and not in the mountains and autumn. It is precisely this transitional period that is very favorable for the propagation of all kinds of viruses. If you notice…

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Tuberculosis: why everyone has a risk of getting sick
Tuberculosis has long ceased to be a disease of disadvantaged people - the homeless or drug addicts. Ukraine has declared an epidemic of tuberculosis since 1995, and to this day…

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Summer without hepatitis A: jaundice prevention
Jaundice (Botkin's disease) or hepatitis A is a seasonal disease. It is in the summer and early autumn that infectious disease specialists notice an outbreak of jaundice. Hepatitis has several…

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