What to do about a cold your child?

cold your child

Now that cooler weather begins and unpleasant, you have to take precautions with your child. Many times, a cold is easily avoided if we pay a little more attention to the movements and activities of our children. But what to do when your child has caught this blessed autumn cold?

cold your child

The common cold usually affects the respiratory upper tract, i.e. nose and throat. It is very common in children mainly in autumn and winter. The condition itself is cured in a week at most but a cough or runny nose or the lungs may persist much longer.

What should I do when my child catches cold?

  • Moisturizes the home environment. To put water tanks in the radiators is sufficient.
  • Wash your child’s nose with physiological saline. In young children, to provide food, will be made before the shots.
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When not to use vibration machines

vibration machine

Currently the trend is exercised in vibrated machines, a trend that grows and several sporting venues included in their bids. These machines take advantage of the vibration and movement of the body to tone and strengthen muscles throughout the body. But sometimes we overlook the contraindications that may be.

vibration machine

Although it is training accessible to all, not everyone can use these machines. People who suffer an injury should avoid these machines, because the movement can worsen the situation and spoil the natural healing process initiated by the body. Best thing is to wait before training with vibratory movements.

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Antipsychotics can increase cardiac risk

Antipsychotics

Antipsychotics, which had already given warning signals, increase the risk of developing heart disease by simply taking it for a few months, a new study.

Antipsychotics

Among patients treated with these drugs are schizophrenics, which usually have a shorter life expectancy, so you have to deal with the role of antipsychotics in heart disease, said Debra Foley, Center for Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Australia. It is known that the newer antipsychotics are associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes.

According to a new study, published in Archives of General Psychiatry, patients treated with antipsychotics tended to gain weight and suffer monthly increases in cholesterol after three or four months. Obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes increase the risk of heart disease.

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Evening primrose oil: Vitamin E and premenstrual syndrome

evening primrose oil

Today I remember a fatty acid that give very useful in Orthomolecular Nutrition and helps improve PMS. The evening primrose, associated with vitamin E.

evening primrose oil

The Evening Primrose is a plant whose qualities have been so little known eighties. But research conducted in the early eighties showed that evening primrose oil has some interesting medicinal properties.

The oil extracted from the seeds of evening primrose is very rich in essential fatty acids among which linoleic acid essential for the stability of the membranes of cells throughout the body, for neural development, to balance the hormonal system and the regulation of blood coagulation among other functions.

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Prevents diseases: heart care

heart care

One of the most effective ways to stay healthy is taking care of our heart. If the main muscle that keeps us alive in good health, it is likely that all goes well. The opposite can lead to serious or even fatal.

heart care

We give below some basic tips for the heart remains strong:

  • Do not smoke: it is estimated that the risk of heart disease in smokers is more than twice that of nonsmokers.
  • Avoid diets rich in cholesterol or high-fat: They are really time bombs that can explode at any moment. Eat healthy. Help your body with low-cholesterol.
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The hidden depression in young

depression in young

We live in a troubled world, changing rapidly, where it was worth it yesterday and not today, where the constant bombardment of news, where nobody knows where it is. This produces a general disorientation that is especially evident in our young people: more and more alarming cases of depression but not always detected.

depression in young

Increasing numbers of young people who go to medical consulting suffering from this or that muscle pain or discomfort in a limb. Leave the treatment with drugs that often do not do anything. And they do not do anything because the problem is not the body but in mind: depression.

It is estimated that between 2 to 6 percent of adolescents around the world aged between 14 to 19 years suffer from this disorder, but in many cases never reached to diagnose, thus, do not get to heal ever.

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Dignicap: an alternative to save the hair in chemotherapy

Dignicap testing

Dignicap testing

For women with cancer, hair loss can be devastating. However, there is a clinical trial a device that can save their hair, Called “Dignicap”. It’s used to cool the scalp during chemotherapy.

According to investigators, the scalp cooling reduces blood flow to this and follicles, to build the capillaries. Less blood means less damage to the follicles, and less hair loss. Before chemotherapy, an investigator placed a cap refrigerator directly on the patient’s head. This cap contains tubes through which coolant is pumped. Above, there is another cap to keep cool. Both are connected to an external refrigerator unit, and reach the temperature of 5 degrees Celsius. The patient must wear the cap during chemotherapy and an hour later.

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Astigmatism

astigmatism

If you have blurred vision or it is good but has headaches, rolling eyes or other discomfort, you may suffer from astigmatism.

astigmatism

Astigmatism is a condition that prevents the eye to form a clear image on the retina. This is usually due to an irregularly shaped cornea (the clear outer layer that covers the front of the eye). Sometimes, astigmatism is due to scarring of the cornea or abnormalities in the shape of the lens (the lens fine focusing inside the eye). This condition can be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Most people have astigmatism to some degree, but in many cases are so slight that it should be corrected.

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Cardiovascular Disease

cardiovascular disease

What are cardiovascular diseases?
The CVD are a class of diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (arteries and veins). In most cases, this is due to the progressive effects of atherosclerosis in the arteries. Common examples of cardiovascular disease are related to coronary arteries, stroke and peripheral vascular disease.

cardiovascular disease

What are the symptoms of cardiovascular disease?
Symptoms of cardiovascular disease depend on the location of the disease in the body. Common symptoms include symptoms of stroke, angina symptoms, and symptoms of peripheral vascular disease.

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Idiopathic Hyperprolactinemia

The classification of hyperprolactinemia based on its etiology aims to provide an individualized diagnostic and therapeutic approach. It can distinguish five different groups of this pathology: iatrogenic, reflex, secondary to hypothyroidism, idiopathic and tumor.

With the end of idiopathic hiperprloactinemias are included all that could not be included in any of the other categories (iatrogenic, reflecting, thyroid, etc..). They are very common, although the percentage is reduced by increasing the sensitivity of different diagnostic techniques for detecting microprolactinomas.

It is considered that more than 50% of these correspond to hyperprolactinemia tumor processes not detected by standard methods. Other cases have been attributed to alterations in the synthesis, release and/or metabolism of dopamine, of the routes of neurotransmission, or a hypothetical liberating factor of prolactin release not yet identified.

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