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
Many pregnant women, instead of enjoying their excellent position, concentrate on diseases, sometimes extremely rare, like toxoplasmosis. In order to alleviate unnecessary anxiety and arm yourself with valuable recommendations for the prevention of toxoplasmosis, we will talk about this infection, its specifics during pregnancy, as well as discuss tests and treatment.
Toxoplasmosis during pregnancy
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic (non-viral and non-bacterial) disease that causes the multicellular parasite Toxoplasma gonii. An extremely unpleasant infection to carry during pregnancy. The parasite lives and multiplies in the cat family, and other mammals, including humans, can be an intermediate host.
Toxoplasmosis is common in warm countries (South America, Asia), so for Russia it is considered a “forgotten” disease. However, 20% of the population of our country have the presence of antibodies-immunoglobulins in the blood, which indicates contact with this parasite in the past. Continue reading