Analysis for thyroid hormones can be prescribed by different specialists. Since this organ affects the normal functioning of many processes in the body. Despite its small size – up to 4 cm in height – the thyroid gland affects intellectual and puberty, growth and weight, the digestive and cardiac systems. Both mental and physical health of a person equally depend on hormone production. According to statistics from the World Health Organization, it is women who are more susceptible to thyroid gland diseases.
Essential Thyroid Hormones
The organs that produce hormones are called endocrine. The thyroid gland is one such organ. Its main function is the production of two types of hormones: Continue reading
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.
Most often, this type of study is prescribed to women both at the stage of pregnancy planning, and in each trimester.
Fibrinogen – what is it?
One of the protective functions of the body is the process of blood coagulation. After injury, blood clots begin to form in the blood vessels, blocking the blood flow. This reduces the risk of large blood loss.
In a normal state, fibrinogen is a colorless protein in blood cells. Due to wounds under the influence of enzymes, it is converted to fibrin. As a result, thin binder filaments appear that contribute to the fermentation and accumulation of blood clots. Continue reading
Thrush (vaginal candidiasis) at least once faced most women. This fungal disease can cause genital discomfort. However, this infection does not always require treatment. What is “thrush”, how to determine its symptoms and whether treatment is needed – we understand the article.
Thrush and its symptoms
Vaginal candidiasis is a fungal disease that causes opportunistic flora. Its causative agent is a fungus of the genus Candida. It has many varieties, but most often in women it is Candida albicans.
Thrush is expressed by symptoms such as:
pruritus and genital itching;
discharge of different consistency is liquid, curdled, mainly white; Continue reading
Myoma is a benign tumor in the muscle or connective tissue of the uterus that occurs in every fifth woman after 30 years. What triggers the development of fibroids, what happens to the tumor during pregnancy, what symptoms can occur and how to treat?
Causes of uterine fibroids
Gynecologists consider the main reason for the development of uterine fibroids – hormonal changes, disruptions due to the growth of estrogen. In some cases, fibroids can disappear on their own, with the onset of menopause. Then the amount of estrogen falls for natural reasons. Nevertheless, counting on such an outcome is not recommended. If you suspect the presence of fibroids, you should consult a doctor.
Damage to the uterus can also be factors in the development of the disease, which include: Continue reading
Dissociative identity disorder (previously multiple personality disorder) – a violation in which there is a split personality into two or more “I”. For this reason, the term “split personality” cannot be considered correct. In a person with this syndrome, more than two completely different personalities can get along. This is just one of the myths that hovers over the disorder, creating a misconception about the disease. Consider other myths and real facts related to dissociative disorder.
“Split personality” – myths and facts
In order to explain the significance of the disease, you need to understand what a person is. It is believed that the personality is the social nature of a person, a kind of psychological education that can develop in the process of life. Over time, it is the individual who takes control of the person’s decisions and the management of simpler functions. Self-awareness and memory of a person belong entirely to the individual. It is she who is responsible for the thoughts, experiences and control of human actions. Continue reading