Archive for January, 2016

Allergies

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

200 years ago in Europe have described isolated cases of "hay fever". And today, allergy affects up to 40% of the population of the globe, and every ten years this figure doubled. Doctors predict that by 2010 the disease will suffer every second inhabitant of the planet! But, despite such a scenario, to fight allergies is possible and necessary. Especially because the latest scientific advances have given doctors and, hence, and we with you, a lot of opportunities to successfully deal with this disease. There is probably no more volatile of the disease than an allergy. One person in the bloom of certain plants will not part with a handkerchief, constantly wiping his watery eyes (allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis) and sneezing, have another when in contact with the allergen on the skin appear red spots (hives) and there is intense itching, and even more severe manifestation? disordered breathing (angioedema) or even an attack of bronchial asthma.

Somebody's up to a certain Time may not know that he has the disease when he suddenly develops the most serious manifestation of allergy – anaphylactic shock, which may even lead to death. And what usually comes our the average person at the onset of the symptoms of allergies? Suprastin drinks and tries to forget about the fact that he has a disorder, instead of having to go to a doctor and begin treatment. Of course, it is nice feel healthy, but if you do not take care of this ailment in time, the disease will progress, and thus – to take on a more aggressive form.

Moderate Consumption

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

Today, once again spread belief that alcoholic beverages may be helpful. Maybe so, but only provided moderate their consumption. Excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol remain the most important causes of illness and death. Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) – the main ingredient of alcoholic beverages – is produced by yeast fermentation of starch or sugar. Other substances produced in the process, gives the drink specific taste and aroma. They cause many symptoms of a hangover syndrome.

For example, no alcohol, and contained in red wine polyphenols – the cause of headache. Nevertheless, the main threat to human health when consumed alcohol is just alcohol. The widespread notion that red wine reduces cholesterol in the blood, not scientifically confirmed. At the same time, red wine, increases the blood levels antioxidants that may help prevent aterockleroza, and also reduces blood clotting that is preventing thrombosis. Although alcohol is rich in calories are absorbed almost immediately, there is no the most important nutrients and vitamins. So people get used to drink a lot and little, there is a risk to suffer from nutritional deficiencies such as thiamine, vitamin B, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, magnesium and zinc habit of drinking large quantities harmful to the liver, impairing the ability to metabolize protein and accumulate the vitamin that helps dissolve fat. Consumption of all types of alcohol leads to obesity, but most strongly Obesity develops from the beer and spirits: No wonder the beer lovers there is a characteristic abdomen and increases in the size of the heart.

What Is Bulimia And Anorexia? Part I

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Hard to believe that a young man in a bath enclosure to vomit minutes before the pizza hungrily swallowed. Hard to believe, but these situations are: bulimia and anorexia are not just diseases "feminine." Men also suffer. More and more. Argentina has, after Japan, the highest incidence of anorexia and bulimia on the planet, diseases affecting seven million women and one million men worldwide. In addition, it is estimated that in Argentina the percentage of people with these problems is three times higher than in the United States. The figures are from the Red interhospital of Eating Disorders in the City of Buenos Aires (Rihter): a network of twelve public hospitals where he is currently serving 400 patients and their families.

"The incidence is increasing year after year and has spread increasingly among men," they say on the Web The Association of Anti-Bulimia and Anorexia (Aluba) exists since 1985 and already treated more than 20,000 cases. Their statistics show that the Now serving 2,000 patients in the headquarters of the country, 10% are men. And the trend is growing: "From 2002 to 2003 saw an increase of 13.8% in male consultations," they say in the institution. And give more details: the average age dropped queries boys. In 2002 was 22.5 years and is now 17.7. Each year ago Aluba surveys in different schools across the country. The latter said that 90,000 children aged 12 to 16 years, 2% of men suffer from bulimia or anorexia, and 12% have some eating disorder.