First screening: ultrasound and blood chemistry
Pregnancy screening is a complex of studies. It includes ultrasound diagnostics (ultrasound) and a biochemical blood test. The first screening allows doctors to get detailed information about the health of…

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How to start enjoying motherhood: postpartum depression and methods to combat it
The first thing a woman hears after the birth of a child is numerous congratulations from family and friends. And the whole environment seems to impose a state of happiness…

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“On the way to the light”: how to get rid of depression?
Depression is a mental disorder that manifests itself both at the mental and physiological levels. Currently, this disease is considered to be common. According to various studies, about 20% of…

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Vitamin D. Everything You Wanted to Know About the Sun Vitamin

Vitamin D – a fighter for women’s beauty and health. Not all women think that increased tooth sensitivity, hair loss, and many other problems are caused by a deficiency of a substance such as vitamin D. If you are familiar with such symptoms, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with our material that will help to fully clarify and correct the situation.

Vitamin D. What role does it play?

Substances belonging to this group perform a number of functions that are significant for the body:

contribute to the normalization of the exchange of phosphorus, as well as calcium;
carry out the movement of calcium in the bone from the blood; Continue reading

Progesterone. The norm of the hormone in women, what to do with a reduced rate?

Latin progesterone means “for pregnancy.” This hormone in women is secreted by the adrenal glands, brain tissue and cells of the corpus luteum in the ovaries, and male tissue of the testes. Previously, progesterone was exclusively referred to as sex hormone. But modern research has discovered that it affects not only the reproductive system, but also the neurotransmitter system of the brain, the functioning of the immune system, and the metabolism of carbohydrates. A number of other functions in the body depend on progesterone. Since this hormone has a great responsibility, it is important that its indicators are normal. In this article I will give information about indicators of the progesterone norm in women and tell what to do if its level is lowered.

Progesterone and its non-sexual effects

Progesterone is able to increase the level of the hormone glucogone, respectively, an increase in blood sugar. It makes cells less sensitive to insulin. This may be the basis for insulin resistance, weight gain, which is especially noticeable in the abdomen. Continue reading

Decoding of the general blood test and norm in adults. Reasons for deviations

A complete blood count (KLA) is prescribed for almost any disease. Thanks to the data obtained, the specialist can make an accurate diagnosis. But sometimes, I want to understand what is happening in my own body myself. For the most curious, the article has a transcript of a general blood test. You will also find a table with adult rates. We understand the causes of deviations, why there are indicators of increased or decreased. The main thing is not to worry ahead of time. Different factors influence the parameters, and a number of relationships should be considered.

Blood sampling is taken from a finger (usually anonymous) or a vein. Today, the procedure is carried out using a scarifier, and the measurement is performed by an automatic analyzer. Previously, if it was not possible to take blood from a finger, then they took it from the earlobe. The delivery of the KLA is carried out strictly on an empty stomach. Previously, you can not smoke and drink alcohol. In the evening, you can eat any food, salty or sweet, this will not affect the general blood test. The main condition is not to eat in the morning. Physical activity is also desirable to postpone. Since you should not have breakfast, sports can negatively affect your well-being. Deviations in the indicators will not be critical, but this can complicate the vision of the clinical picture. Continue reading

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…

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ESR: blood levels in women, why increased or decreased
Any pathology or dysfunction in the body is reflected in a change in the composition of the blood. That is why a blood test is one of the first patient…

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Vitamin D. Everything You Wanted to Know About the Sun Vitamin
Vitamin D - a fighter for women's beauty and health. Not all women think that increased tooth sensitivity, hair loss, and many other problems are caused by a deficiency of…

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Why is folic acid needed for pregnant women?
There are a great many vitamins that the human body needs. An important element for health and development is folic acid (vitamin B9). It is she who is involved in…

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