Fibrinogen, what is it and why can it be increased?
Fibrinogen is a protein that is an effective indicator of the rate of blood clot formation. A fibrinogen blood test is used to detect abnormalities that can lead to thrombosis.…

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Blood test for vitamin D. Table with the norms of indicators in women
Have you ever heard recommendations from a doctor to get tested for vitamin D? After all, its effect on the body is difficult to overestimate. Almost every person takes a…

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Fibrinogen, what is it and why can it be increased?
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Vitamin rating for children

In the autumn-winter period, a rating of vitamins necessary for children is especially useful. At these times of the year there is a shortage of useful elements derived from food. Less in the diet of fresh fruits, vegetables. Those who underwent heat treatment, the conservation process, one way or another lose the percentage of vitamins. Therefore, canned foods will not be able to meet the needs of the body. Vitamin deficiency affects physical development, bone strength, growth, vision, mental activity. Also, a lack of vitamins can lead to hypovitaminosis or vitamin deficiency in a child. To prevent this, we turn to the “little helpers” in jars. This rating of vitamins for children will help you get acquainted with popular remedies.

Important: multivitamins are not a drug. Take these health pills seriously. Do not exceed dosage and duration of administration. Only a specialist should pick them up. It is necessary to take into account the age of the child, his health indicators and contraindications.

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The rate of ESR in the blood of a child. Reasons for low and high ESR

When diagnosing diseases, doctors check the rate of ESR in the blood of a child. Not many people know what ESR is and how this indicator reflects the state of human health. However, this analysis is able to find out about the presence of serious diseases in the early stages. What is ESR and why can it deviate from the norm in children? What is the norm of ESR in the blood of a child from zero to 18 years in the table.

The norm of ESR in the blood of a child:

Reasons for lower ESR
False ESR and other symptoms
ESR stands for erythrocyte sedimentation rate. As you know, blood consists of two parts: liquid – plasma and dense – red blood cells. When carrying out the analysis, a child is taken blood from a vein or from a finger, placed in a measuring tube and diluted with a special drug that blocks blood coagulation. Then they monitor the erythrocyte sedimentation rate, measuring it in millimeters per hour. This result is the ESR. Continue reading

Immunomodulators for children. List of funds

Are immunomodulators effective for children? Opinions on this point still differ in medical circles. Scientists have not yet been able to confirm that immunomodulators are able to enhance immunity. The epidemiologist Vasily Vlasov also speaks about this. But many parents notice the positive effect of immunomodulators for children. Perhaps this is due to vitamins in their composition, although in small quantities. Typically, pediatricians prescribe such funds to additionally support the immune system, if the child is often sick. Also, they are recommended to be taken in some cases during treatment. It is necessary to increase resistance to viral and infectious diseases. But you should consider how they will be combined with other drugs. If the baby is taking a multivitamin complex, then make sure that there is no overdose of any vitamin. For example, many immunomodulators in the composition have ascorbic acid.

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