Color blindness - types, interesting facts and a diagnostic test with pictures
Color blindness is a violation of the color perception of vision. Simply put, color blind is a person who does not distinguish between certain colors or shades. According to statistics,…

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10 reasons to see a reproductologist
When planning a pregnancy, every woman wants her to come as soon as possible and proceed without complications. But sometimes pregnancy, for some reason, does not occur for a long…

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Food allergy in a child: symptoms, causes and treatment
Food allergy is an immune response that causes sensitivity to one or more types of foods. Such intolerance causes unpleasant symptoms from the digestive tract and other body systems. If…

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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;
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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

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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Platelet scattering will help in the treatment of cardiovascular disease
Scientists from the I. Kant Baltic Federal University using Raman spectroscopy examined the platelets of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases and compared them with the spectra of healthy people’s cells.…

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Thyroid hormones and which tests to take
In this article we will talk about thyroid hormones. I am often approached with problems: “I have very dry skin”, “Why can my hair roll like this?”, “Why are there…

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Polypharmacy or “The more, the better?”
What is polypharmacy? Polypharmacy is the appointment of several drugs at the same time. So the term is described in the "Small Medical Encyclopedia" M .: 1991-96. Often, the lists…

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