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How often do you feel dizzy, especially when you quickly get out of bed or chairs? You suffer meteodata? You feel sleepy, you have cold hands and feet? All of this can be a manifestation of hypotension - low blood (arterial) pressure. Fortunately, this phenomenon can be controlled, but first you need to understand the causes of hypotension, and to understand why someone is prone to it, and someone - no. For advice on this issue, we turned to a specialist - a cardiologist Galina ANDRIEVSKY.
In the middle of September - time generous and rich fruit. And one of the first places among the medicinal plants is, perhaps, rose. It blooms in may-July, Mature fruits in September. The vitamin C content among wild plants it is an absolute champion. But not only ascorbic acid in rose hips. It has other vitamins: B1 - thiamine, B2 - Riboflavin, E, K, P and carotene (provitamin of vitamin A). Rosehips rich in sugars, but also tannins, pectins and organic acids. From mineral substances can be called potassium, phosphorus, iron, manganese.
Although the season of food poisoning for a long time in full swing, it continues, sadly, and autumn. Because natural markets on the first available public place did not disappear with the first cold snap. These layouts in the transitions - the whole range of providers of food poisoning from household stuff to dried fish. One of the most powerful in the nature of poisons - botulinum toxin - is also available. What is botulism, whence feet grow it, how to protect yourself from disease? To these questions we asked a specialist - an infectious disease doctor Mikhail V. BUCKO.
Measles haunts Ukraine. In August, the number of cases increased again. It is significant that this childhood disease and affects many adults. Himself once had to have measles at the age of Mature. It wasn't great. Everything, though, measles is not Ebola, thank God, still happen and we have no deaths from it. Bitter. It would seem, just need to make time to be vaccinated MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and live in peace. Unfortunately, the biased attitude of many Ukrainians towards vaccinations has led to the lack of sustained herd immunity. It is known that to prevent the spread of measles need to 90 percent of the population had immunity to it that is provided by vaccination. What everybody should know about this disease? How to be treated? What is...
In shops and stalls all year round you can find a lot of vegetables and fruits. All this not only attracts, but keeps the danger. We begin to feed their children the gifts of nature, because we know that they contain large amounts of vitamins. Vitamins, of course, a good thing, but in pursuit of them, do not lose your head. How often have you seen such a picture – kind mother buys berries and on the street allows the baby to eat them. But even the most delicious, but unwashed berries, fruits and vegetables can be fraught with danger. What risk are unwashed fruits and vegetables we asked RAS a physician-infectious diseases Gregory A. Besalco.
In recent years, increasingly gardeners in their home gardens were planted remontant varieties of fruit bushes. Very popular everbearing raspberry. Feature of all everbearing varieties is that with proper care, they can give two or even three crops per season. Care of everbearing raspberries is not a particularly time consuming process. In this article we will give tips about how to grow, groom and trim remontant varieties of raspberries to give a great harvest.
Recently there is a worldwide increase in endocrine diseases. The most common are various diseases of the thyroid gland, which can occur acutely or chronically, and in some cases can threaten the patient's life. To all it should be remembered that thyroid hormones affect all body cells and affect such processes as the heart, the intensity of metabolism, growth, and intellectual development of children. How these processes occur and what to do to support the healthy functioning of the thyroid gland? To these questions we answered specialist endocrinologist Gavriil Frolov.
Use cucumbers for a human body is invaluable, despite the fact that they are 95% water. However, in the remaining 5-6% contains 2% sugar (glucose and fructose, starch) and 1.5% protein, 0.75% of cellulose, aromatic substances. The content of vitamin B2 in cucumber higher than in radish, B1 greater than in beets, iodine more than other vegetable crops. Observed that small fruits contain more ascorbic acid, and with increasing the size of its content decreases. Higher total vitamin C content in cucumber first and massive fees, then it is reduced.
Few people had heard of polyneuropathy, and no wonder, because this disease is not as widespread as the flu or tooth decay. Meanwhile polyneuropathy is one of the most severe neurological disorders, which is characterized by multiple lesions of the peripheral nerves. How is this disease, how favorable prognosis, what if the neuropathy caught up with some of your loved ones, and is there a cure for this disease? We asked a specialist – neurologist of the highest category Grigory V. GUNKO.
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) is a perennial spice plant, a useful herb from the Asteraceae family (Asteraceae). Tarragon belongs to the genus Artemisia, so sometimes it is called wormwood estragando. Really spicy taste has only one variety of species of tarragon: Artemisia dracunculus var. sativa, which in Western tradition is called French tarragon. Often by mistake instead grow 2 other varieties (tarragon and Russian tarragon wild), similar in appearance and are more cold-hardy, but not with spicy taste and aroma of French tarragon (hereinafter simply the tarragon). How not to make a mistake by purchasing tarragon, read below.
Colorful similar to smart gallery flowers in summer, balconies and window sills is a dream of everyone. But not always the conditions they are suitable for classical abundance of flowering plants that create the effect of colorful summer variety. Balconies with too many shadows or all life burns too bright southern sun away from cold drafts, almost as often as cozy, comfortable for the plants. In the design of such balconies having a problem area that needs a special approach.
Zucchini and squash – plants are productive and easy to care for. Modern breeding has given us so many different varieties and types of these delicious and healthy vegetables, which is long and confused. Even experienced gardeners don't always have time to read the description of all novelties. In the collection there are almost all the zucchini, green zucchini, orange squash. So you continue to buy seeds of those plants which are best suited for your needs, and properly raised – let's see together what are their similarities and differences, difference in taste, cooking properties, etc. features.
Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the most common types of respiratory allergies in the world. The high prevalence (almost 30 percent of the adult population) determines the significant annual costs of the national health care for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. Standard basic therapy of this disease involves a combination of oral antihistamines (AGP) and of corticosteroids (ICS). But there are a number of issues very important when choosing a successful strategy of treatment: as it is advisable simultaneous use of AFS and X? What is the effectiveness of monotherapy AGP? In some cases, it is possible to avoid the appointment of means of additional therapy? We asked a specialist – an allergist Galina Semenovna Khristich.
Summer, a wonderful time of sun, which helps the most fruits and vegetables to ripen and delight us with his amazing taste. How to make vegetable salad is delicious and unusual? Then add the sauce. Of course, the usual and banal olive oil and balsamic vinegar - perfect for salads, but agree the sauce was already fed up. Mayonnaise and ketchup with fresh vegetables do not tally too, and so popular now "Bechamel" requires excessive attention to his person, to be daily. Therefore, we suggest to try the three sauce that conquered the world with its ease of preparation and the ability to refresh the taste of even the most habitual salad.
The Word fast means fast food. To fast food can be attributed to any dish that does not require a long time to cook. All fast food is high calorie and useless food that is lower in cost. Well, modern Ukrainian is often not enough time to eat normally, - all matters of the case. Today, a significant portion of our fellow citizens in the morning and afternoon to feed on so-called fast food that you can consume on the go. That and gyros, and hot dogs, and all kinds of chips and pereslaschennye bars. How safe it is to regularly eat fast food, we decided to ask the doctor – Ivan SIDORENKO.